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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

7 warming drinks for the whole family

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!

1. Sbiten

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

The harm and benefit cocoa

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

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