Water and milk.
To knead any dough liquid must consist of at least ½ glass of water for cultivation of yeast. The rest of the liquid ingredients allowed in any proportion: water, milk, sour cream, whey, yogurt, buttermilk, juices and other.
The milk makes the batter thicker and softer and gives it elasticity and firmness. But use milk need to be cautious. If you want to replace the water in the recipe for milk, the proportions should be different. Milk need to take a quarter less, and an excessive amount do not let the dough baked through. It is recommended to mix the milk with water in a ratio of 1: 1 (or even take a little less milk).
Combining the flour with water or milk, pour the liquid into the flour. If you do the opposite (add flour to liquid), the formation of lumps, from which it is hard to get rid of, and the dough can be mixed.
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As you know, hot chocolate is a popular and delicious drink based on cocoa. The recipe varies across countries: in Europe and America hot chocolate made from milk and cocoa powder, and in Russia, diluted with milk, or in rare cases, water, melted bar of milk chocolate. The drink can give a more refined taste, adding some spices, such as cinnamon or vanilla.
How did hot chocolate
Be the first to prepare this drink became the indigenous people of the land where cocoa beans grow in abundance – the Indians of the American tropics.
By the way, a necessary component of chocolate was alcohol, so it was forbidden to use children and women. For more spice to the Indians was added to the drink a variety of spices, particularly chili pepper. Because the last ingredient chocolate got its name – “chocolatl” in the language of the Aztecs literally means “bitter water”. By the way, Continue reading