Drink cocoa, or (as it is called in America) hot chocolate has a long history of origin. Several thousand years ago the indigenous people of South America knew how to cook cocoa, which they called “xocoatl”. Actually, to them we owe the word “chocolate”. It was a part of their daily diet, and the seeds of the cacao tree were used in the settlements as units of money. Later, in the 16th century, the colonists brought the seeds and drink recipe on the big continent. And since then, the first notable population (new in those days was appreciated very expensive), and then the rest tried bright, slightly tart taste of cocoa. Initially in its preparation did not use milk or cream, and then, from about the 19th century, began to add these familiar ingredients. Today there are many
ready-soluble species of cocoa. But is it possible to make a real drink, using the powder from the jar, where, in addition to the main component, there are definitely flavors and other not so useful substances! Much better early in the morning Continue reading
Recently vegetable green smoothies and green smoothies have become very popular among fans of a healthy lifestyle and eat well.
Green smoothies are a blend of fresh leafy vegetables such as chard, spinach, Kale, though many still cook it for use parsley, mint and various herbs.
Delicious and nutritious green smoothies has become along with fruit juices, and more. Most people, according to statistics, helps to improve your health and maintain a beautiful figure in the form of freshly made green smoothies.
Thanks to this drink, our body gets all the essential and vital minerals, vitamins and trace elements.
Fans to keep yourself in great shape I drink green smoothies every day, because I really consider it the most nutritious drink in the world. Long years of continuous research have proved the fact that green is the most important and useful source of nutrients which is really rich in the most vital amino acids and antioxidants, and minerals. 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