Cocktails with brandy became popular in the mid-twentieth century, first brandy was just diluted with mineral water and tonic water to reduce the fortress. Gradually, the recipe was refined, turning into a real alcoholic masterpieces. We present to your attention the 10 best options in version.
Despite the variety and complexity of taste, brandy is an excellent basis for the preparation of many cocktails, you only need to choose the right ingredients. In cocktails with brandy often add the liqueurs, fruit juices, champagne, cream, coffee and vermouth. The strength of most of the drinks – 12-30 degrees.
1. English “champagne cocktail”
Drink famous successful combination of cognac champagne in which the integrity Continue reading
Hot chocolate is a beverage that is familiar to almost everyone. It is loved by both children and adults. With the help of this delicacy can be warm in cold weather and even lift your mood. Today, hot chocolate is served in almost every cafe. Someone prefer to do it at home from ready-mix, store-bought. But few know that you can make real hot
chocolate at home .
Today, there are many recipes how to make hot chocolate at home. But in essence they boil down to one basic ingredient – chocolate. Consider some of the rules and features of hot chocolate at home.
Ingredients for making hot chocolate at home
The main components of hot chocolate are:
1. Chocolate or cocoa powder. Chocolate must be bitter. The amount Continue reading
The history of cocoa
Long before Columbus first set foot on the shores of the New world, the cacao tree was worshipped by the Aztecs and
Mayans. They considered him a source of divine ambrosia had been granted by the God Quetzalcoatl. The consumption of beverages from cocoa was the privilege of the nobility and priests. Cocoa Indians had little in common with modern drink. The Aztecs loved the drink is salty, not sweet and knew different ways of preparing it for fun, for medicinal or ceremonial purposes.
The Aztecs believed a simple beverage made from cocoa is a powerful aphrodisiac and tonic
The Spanish conquerors did not initially tasted of cocoa, but when they learned to cook it it is not salty, and sweet, fully appreciated the amazing “Golden beans”. When Cortez returned to Spain, the bag filled with cocoa beans, and recipe of cooking Continue reading
Ginger tea came to our country from the East, by tradition, I advise anyone who wants to lose weight.
Ginger on Tibetan beliefs attributed to the hot foods that speed metabolism, warm, stimulate blood circulation. But modern medicine says that ginger tea works thanks contained in ginger essential oil and increase the metabolism. Besides ginger allows the skin to stay longer young, so in
the body of a woman, he should always be.
The tea recipes for weight loss
Put in a thermos, thinly sliced piece of ginger, pour some boiling water and drink throughout the day. If you eat normally, drink it whenever you like, if you sit on a diet, drink tea half an hour before meals.
Cut thin strips of ginger, fill it with water and over low heat bring to a boil, cook for about 25 minutes. Let it cool to body temperature and add in ginger tea with honey and lemon juice.
Hollywood stars in the 2nd recipe add herbs. For example, demi Moore drinking tea, but also adds to it honey, Continue reading
Growing on the territory of Russia Ivan-tea is popularly known medicinal herb. All the therapeutic characteristics of fireweed attributable to members of that unique plants with beneficial trace elements.
How favorable impact is the grass on the human body depends
not only on the plant itself, but also on where it grows, when collected, how, and how much is stored and how prepared tea or infusion.
Ivan tea benefits and harms
To substances having a beneficial effect on the human body and contained in Ivan-tea include flavonoids, namely quercetin and kaemferol that have choleretic, antispasmodic and diuretic effect.
The mucus contained in Ivan-tea 15% of the amount, has an enveloping and emollient action on the skin and has soothing Continue reading