Hot chocolate is a delicious drink based on cocoa. Different countries use different recipes of cooking. For example, Europeans and Americans brewed from cocoa powder and milk. In Russia often use melted chocolate and milk. In some cases, the milk is replaced with plain water. In order to give the hot chocolate a more refined taste, add
vanilla, cinnamon or other spices.
First hot chocolate began to prepare the indigenous people of the tropics – the American Indians. This is not surprising because the cocoa beans have long grow in abundance on these lands. The interesting fact is that this drink was forbidden to eat the women and children. This is because its mandatory ingredient was alcohol. In addition, the Indians have added to their chocolate chili pepper and other spices. Hence the name of the drink “bitter water”, the language of the Aztecs-sounding as “chocolatl”. Continue reading
Favorite and familiar to all pancakes. Best way to start the day! Ingredients: baking powder for the dough — 2 teaspoons; flour — 1 Cup; milk — 1 Cup; trosnikovy sugar — 1 tbsp; eggs — 1 piece; sunflower oil — 2 tablespoons; yogurt — 1 Cup; small amount of honey; salt — to taste.
Fruit salad in the morning we will raise the mood for the whole day. Ingredients: Raspberries — 30 g; kiwi — 1 piece;
the orange — 1/2; grapefruit — 1/2; pineapple — 1 slice; red currant — 30 g; mango — 1/2; a little fresh Basil; olive-lemon oil, trosnikovy sugar — to taste.
Light and sweet Breakfast for everyone. Ingredients: nutmeg — 1 pinch; bananas — 2 pieces; honey — 1 tablespoon; orange juice — stakan; yogurt — 1 serving; a little almond and trosnikovije sugar.
Fresh shake to a secret recipe. Ingredients: cucumber — 100 g; lime — 1 piece; the juice of one lime; soy milk — 2/3 Cup; yogurt — 1 Cup; a little fresh mint, sea salt to taste.
Tropical Breakfast for all fruit lovers. Continue reading
The cocoa tree (lat. Theobroma cacao)
The Aztecs believed that chocolate tree gave them the God Quetzalcoatl (Quetzalcoatl) – freedom-loving half-bird of prey who created the world. Without going into
the intricacies of the Aztec Pantheon of gods, you will agree that cocoa due to the huge number of useful properties, great taste worthy of divine origin.
Cocoa powder extracted from the fruit of the cacao tree (lat. Theobroma cacao), which grows only in a few places in the world. The climate for growth and fruiting cacao tree needs to be hot and humid. Cacao trees need to grow in shade and for ease of collection not to exceed a height of 4–5 metres. All of these conditions are possible only in a few countries: Brazil, Ecuador, côte d’’ivoire, Venezuela, Malaysia, Ghana, Continue reading