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
In this article we will talk about the dangers and benefits of cocoa for health. It should be noted that cocoa and cocoa preparations, in which it is affiliated, is one of the first places in popularity. Chocolate, chocolate cakes and other pastries, all kinds of chocolate bars, candies, desserts – they are loved by both adults and children.
The composition of the above ingredients, except cocoa, comes with a variety of other substances, among which not the least is a harmful food additives. “Thanks” to food additives, chocolate is on the list of the most harmful foods. So read food labels and choose quality products with a minimal amount of additives, and does better without them. For example, if we are talking about chocolate – should give preference to the bitter chocolate with high cocoa content and no added fragrance. stabilizers, thickeners. emulsifiers and preservatives Continue reading
For dessert for hot days there are special requirements – it should not be too rich and dense, have a taste that can give cool, it needs to cook with the seasonal harvest. Ice cream, sorbets, yoghurt and curd desserts – these were the dishes that can be eaten cold. In stores this product a lot for every taste, but it is impossible to find products without added artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Better to make them yourself, and basic recipes to complement the fresh fruit pieces, milled nuts, berries, candied fruit.
Berries – 0, 5 cups
Milk or yogurt – 0, 5 cups
Sugar – 2-3 tsp.
Method of preparation
Berries pour into a blender, put there milk or yogurt and sugar. To turn on the blender for 1 minute, whisking to a state of elastic paste. Before use sorbet to cool and decorate with sprigs of mint.
Separate the whites from the yolks. Continue reading