The choice of the Turks
First we need to choose a good Turku (this cookware also known as a cezve . srja . dalla . wine ). The diversity of the Turks is very large, but there are some conditions that distinguish good Turks and bad.
The first is the material. Turk needs to conduct heat very well and thus should not enter into chemical interaction with coffee . sugar and spices.
With this task good metals, the Turks made from aluminum, stainless steel, copper and silver . Best on the thermal conductivity of these metals are copper and silver, but because of its costs, the Turks of silver rather belong to works of art. So coffee drinkers prefer copper Turks with
internal coating of food grade tin or silver, which protects the copper from oxidation.
The second important point is the form . It should be wider at the bottom and have a narrow waist. The optimum ratio of size equal to 2-3. Bottleneck reduces the area of evaporation and thus we preserve the aroma of coffee. For cooking on the sand make more elongated Continue reading
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
Sorbet is a wonderful dessert that will fill the winter tea party summer warmth and sun. In the basis of traditional dishes – mashed and chilled strawberries with sugar. To freeze this dessert and quite possibly yourself. Besides the excellent taste and stored since the summer of vitamins, natural sorbet successfully replace less useful store-bought ice cream.
How to cook
To prepare the sorbet will fit almost all varieties and strawberries. The berries must be washed thoroughly and be sure to dry. Chop the strawberries are best using a conventional grinder, then the pulp will remain juicy. But the blender or processor will turn the beautiful berries in shapeless muck, and out of them all the juice that would eventually become ice. In the softened fruits need to add sugar. Approximate proportion of 300-500 grams per kilogram of strawberries. But the amount of sugar depends on the type of berries: Continue reading