A classic recipe for hot chocolate
The discoverers drink from cocoa beans are considered the Indians of Central America, a classic recipe for hot chocolate also belongs to them and includes cocoa powder, vanilla, red pepper, cinnamon and cloves.
From spices and alcohol to the honey and sugar
Chocolate is truly the food of gods! Its use began long ago, three thousand years ago, and then drank it, but solid chocolate learned to cook only in the 19th century. The discoverers drink from cocoa beans are considered the Indians of Central America, a classic recipe for hot chocolate also belongs to them and includes cocoa powder, vanilla, red pepper, cinnamon and cloves.
All the ingredients were mixed with cold water, and often with alcohol. The drink was bitter and spicy, and drank it, mainly men. The idea to make a hot drink and add the milk belongs Continue reading
Willow herb or fireweed — collection, preparation, and recipes
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.
Having dined, the shepherd began Continue reading
What could be nicer, after a long winter walks with wet mittens, the snow boots with a Cup of something hot, sweet and incredibly delicious. Perhaps, in any country in the cold autumn and winter there is a tradition of warming
drinks, and each of them has its own special flavor. And the best part is that most of these drinks you can prepare at home, and from this they will, of course, only tastier!
My small collection I would like to start this off the traditional Russian and old, but somehow forgotten, beverage. For the first time the drink is mentioned in the Slavic annals than a thousand years old! It would seem that the drink is extremely easy to prepare – it consists of only honey, water and herbs. However to find the right proportions and the right combination of spices is not so easy, Continue reading