Cocoa many familiar from the childhood, because his love to serve in kindergartens and schools. Remember faceted glass, beautiful color liquid, and the top… nasty film, which had to blow off to drink a sweet drink.
But it turns out that it is this feature of cocoa and appreciated in this extremely tasty beverage – air delicious foam. It is clear that the school cooks had neither the desire nor the skills to make a drink by all the rules of culinary art. But we can learn.
For a really delicious cocoa ahead, cocoa powder, sugar, water, milk and whisk (or mixer). First boil water and add in it sugar (to taste and optional) and cocoa, a good razbaltyvayas its rim. And at the end of the process add hot (!) milk, fat content preferably of 3.5%. If to do without halo, Continue reading
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, Continue reading
The beneficial properties of tea
Since ancient times people know the healing properties of tea. Modern science has identified in the tea beverage over 300 biologically active compounds, can have a beneficial impact on the human body. The most important of them are:
1. Vitamins. The tea leaf contains almost all the vitamins, and the highest amount of vitamin C, B1,B2 and PP. The concentration of vitamin C in the tea leaf is 4 times higher than in lemon juice, and in combination with
vitamin e, ascorbic acid is well absorbed and retained in the human body.
2. Tannins. More than thirty of polyphenolic compounds, particularly tannins.
3. Proteins and free amino acids. For protein tea is not inferior to bean crops.
4. Alkaloids. The higher Continue reading