Ginger is a plant that came to us from India and Asia several hundred years ago. The medicinal properties of its roots (this is the part that contains the maximum amount of essential oils used for food) make the ginger not only the original spice or flavoring agent to the dish or the drink,
but also a real partner in the fight against many ailments. In cooking, the plant has a wide application range: it is added to various sauces and seasonings to get a sharp, rich taste. It is curious that ginger has the same pronounced antibacterial and antimicrobial action, like garlic, but lacks a sharp and peculiar smell, which is so difficult to kill. It is a storehouse of iron, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and sodium, and vitamins A, b and C.
Long ago in Tibet used the infusion Continue reading
Cocoa is a delicious and healthy drink
Many of us in childhood were drinking a delicious and nutritious beverage – cocoa. Ah, the taste and aroma! But for many cocoa and left with a carefree childhood. But it is very very useful. But it is important to choose correctly and to prepare correctly.
What is it?
Where does this brown powder? It is worth noting that coffee with nothing in common, he has not. This unique fruit ripens on the trees, which grow only in a few countries of the world: Malaysia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Ghana, Cameroon, Brazil, Venezuela and côte d’ivoire.
The fruit itself looks like a big pod, inside it are the seeds. It is from these seeds by grinding the cocoa powder, familiar to almost everyone.
In General, we can distinguish three types of cocoa:
Industrial production. The fruits are grown using fertilizers.
Organic industrial. In this case, the cocoa is grown in unnatural conditions, but without the use of fertilizers.
Finally, all natural. It is considered the most valuable and, Continue reading
What a pleasure on a rainy, cold Sunday to sit in a chair with a mug of hot chocolate! Approaching winter, and after winter and the New year, who would refuse a nice Cup of hot chocolate in the new year’s eve! Chocolate often saves our spirits, and a Cup of hot chocolate makes us smile. From the history of chocolate we know is the first thing people tried cocoa beans, was a drink. It was thought that hot chocolate was the drink of the gods, it was used in sacred
Chocolate is something that speaks to us of childhood. This is the strongest nostalgic magnet. Roald Dahl ( author of Charlie and the chocolate factory”) is perfectly able to penetrate the children’s imaginations. Maybe it’s just that the chocolate takes us back to a time when the world can be repaired with the help of chocolate. In my family it’s tradition, bad weather, Continue reading