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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First I want to make some clarifications. In today’s article we will talk about the black tea, but Chinese classification of tea accurate and correct its name – red. It is called so because of the reddish colour of the brew, which he gives when brewing, and color of tea leaf that has red undertones. However, in Russia caught the name of black, so I will use the familiar to hearing the name. Although black tea in China called Puer.
What is the best black tea?
Since the days of merchant trade in our country to the black tea has attached the adjective “bulk”. «Bai Hao” with the Chinese means white fluff. When Chinese manufacturers were selling tea to the Russian merchants, they kept saying “Bai Hao” and pointed to a soft white fluff tea leaves. Most interesting is that Russian Continue reading
Many spices and seasonings came to us from the East. Diverse in flavor, taste, and smell, they make our kitchen more rich and refined. One of these spices – ginger, which traces its history from Western India and South-East Asia.
This perennial plant belongs to the ginger family. It is grown widely in warm climates for medicinal and culinary purposes.
Ginger is also called the “horned root”, and this is no accident. Branched rhizomes and shoots do look like horns. Depending on the degree of processing of the root distinguish black and white ginger. Black is more pungent and tart, because he undergoes little processing, and the white is more gentle, he is subjected to a more Continue reading