Today, chocolate is still more eating than drinking. Although three hundred years ago the English aristocrats, people are young hot drink in “chocolate houses”, would consider the idea that “chocolatl”
ever will sell in packs of foil, ridiculous.
Only in 1819, Swiss Francois Louis Cailler produced the
first chocolate bar by pressing cocoa powder. After that, a favorite treat was actually “mobile”, and they began to enjoy where I want when I want without much effort. However, a Cup of hot chocolate as it was, still is and remains the epitome of comfort.
Its origin chocolate obliged most ancient civilizations of the Olmec, born three and a half thousand years ago in South America. Disappeared, the Olmecs left us very familiar with the word cacao ( kah kow ), which they called the trees, Continue reading
For the manufacture adored by all, especially the weak half of humanity, chocolate using cocoa beans. Their homeland is Mexico, where the Aztecs enjoyed a wonderful drink that is very refreshing, gives energy and strength. But when you hear about the beneficial properties of cocoa, in mind there are NO cocoa beans, and cocoa powder derived from soy beans. It is rich in fiber. organic fatty acids, proteins, saturated fatty acids, as well as sugar, starch, b vitamins, vitamins a, PP (nicotinic acid), E. The trace elements included in the composition powder: zinc, copper, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, fluorine, chlorine, sulfur (sulphur), molybdenum.
In 100 grams of cocoa powder contains 280 — 290 calories, so it is better to refuse those who struggle with being overweight. But those engaged in vigorous activity, it is better not to forget. Only a small portion of cocoa can provide you a feeling of satiety. Also cocoa is useful for teenagers and children. That’s why in products for children it is often Continue reading
Oddly enough, one of the most useful spices – ginger, in our country not too popular. Probably, it so happened that not many people are aware of the useful properties of ginger. In Sanskrit, ginger, or visvabharati”, means “universal medicine”. Even in the first century ad, described the warming effect of ginger, digestive benefits and even mentioned ginger as an antidote.
As a spice, ginger is used to cook almost all meals, teas and even is used in pure form, “together”, including with lemon and salt. Usually on sale you can find fresh and dry (powdered) ginger. Fresh ginger is the most fragrant, and dry ginger is more pungent. To prepare fresh ginger for use,
since it is necessary to scrape off the skin and grate.
Spicy taste, ginger root belongs Continue reading