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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

How to make homemade ice cream

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.

Berry sorbet

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

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