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”.
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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