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The drink of the gods

But did you know that if not for the resourcefulness of the British, then the whole world would never know what chocolate bars and would have continued to enjoy a drink in its almost original form? In 1846 Joseph fry was cast the world’s first chocolate bar, and that was the beginning of sunset divine drink. And today, few can boast of having had hot chocolate. Drink packets do not count! Talking about this drink of the gods.

He actually was considered so – the Olmecs, Maya and Aztecs cooked with strange notions of modern man is sacred beverage, drink which could only be elected. Cooked it so: cocoa beans were overcooked, was ground and mixed with cold water, adding chili pepper. Was truly atomic blend, this drink is not for everyone! The chocolate in his usual form became popular after the Europeans “slightly” perfected the recipe: hot pepper was replaced by sugar, and the drink began to warm up for better solubility of the ingredients. Continue reading

Cinnamon whole

The taste and appearance

The spice cinnamon is the dried bark of an evergreen tropical tree of the family Lauraceae. Pleasant aroma and a sweet, warm, pleasant taste of spices is due to an aromatic oil which it contains. On sale this spice usually comes in the form of a hammer and rolled into a tube of pieces of bark.

Cinnamon well disinfects products, so it is recommended to add a perishable meals and freshly squeezed juices.

Cinnamon in the tubes keeps the taste and smell twice as long as powder. The taste of thin tubes and sweet.

Use in cooking

The cinnamon rolls are used in those dishes where you have to avoid muddy sediment: cocktails, mulled wine, teas, fruit drinks, syrups, liquors, liqueurs, wines and preserves.

With the addition of tubes of cinnamon cook the famous “Viennese coffee”.

Whole cinnamon is added to the rice, pudding, jam from apples and pears, punch, hot chocolate, soups. Spice blends beautifully Continue reading

Fireweed or rosebay

Willow herb or fireweed — collection, preparation, and recipes

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When my great-grandmother was a girl in their village, there lived a shepherd. Such shepherds as this and cherish anyone about them not to tell. Cattle on pasture are not measures did not fall, wolf avoided his grazing. But not without a sin — loved this dear shepherd at the time

the drink is tea.

At the shepherds at the time was the tradition to eat out in different homes. As the hostess of tea does not put to a shepherd, cattle is wrong. People now have realized what was happening, and shepherd’s tea was offered constantly.

It so happened that when I came out the shepherd eat out in our family, the tea was to take on not just how, but even in my dreams could never dream of. And my great-grandmother mother perky something whispered in your ear and sent in Senj.

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Ginger tea benefits and properties.
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All about chocolate!
When we hear the word “chocolate”, we think of fragrant sweet tiles and anticipate the pleasure. Besides fun, it also brings benefits. Chocolate is rich in magnesium, iron and phenylanine,…

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Green tea.
Green tea was known in ancient China. Green tea as a cure 100 diseases and health elixir. Its good properties are legendary. It is, and has scientifically been proven. The…

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