The weather is cold I want to warm up not only outside, but also to “refuel” cushy inside. No, no, I don’t mean alcohol in its purest form, I mean a lovely non-alcoholic hot drinks, or with the addition of a small amount of wine or rum that will make our lives warmer will bring a cheerful note.
So, prepare sbiten. traditional Russian winter hot drink. The first mention of this drink have been found in Slavonic Chronicles in 1128. Sbiten has anti-inflammatory and warming effect. Recipe: 150 grams of honey, 150 g sugar, 1.5 g of clove, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, Bay leaf, 1 liter of water. Mix honey with water, boil 20 minutes, add spices, simmer for another 5 minutes, drain. Recipes brought down a lot, but I liked this.
Hot chocolate is quickly absorbed by the body than standard tile, leaving a feeling of satiety, improves mood, suppresses cough. To make this hot drink will need 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons sugar, pinch of salt, 300 ml of milk Continue reading
Uzbek national cuisine is characterized by the extensive use of meat. Traditionally the Uzbeks prefer mutton, beef consume rarely, horse meat for cooking some foods (cooked sausages, etc.), even less. Fish is little used, mainly the population living in coastal areas.
The characteristic feature of modern Uzbek national dishes – use for cooking a variety of vegetables: carrots, pumpkins, potatoes, tomatoes, turnips, etc. Although potatoes, cabbage, tomatoes, eggplant began to be cultivated in Uzbekistan since the end of the XIX century, now in the Republic of these vegetables are grown and eaten everywhere. Wide application in Uzbek cuisine found various herbs, both cultivated and wild.
Such spices as coriander, mint, Basil, red pepper and others are added to foods in considerable doses.
The larger portion of Uzbek Continue reading
We need to eat three servings of unrefined brown rice (1 serving equals 60 g of dry rice), vegetable broth without limitation, mineral water and herbal teas – no limits, 100 grams of fruit or dry fruit, 300 to 400 g of vegetables, 1 tablespoon unrefined olive or coconut oil, a bit of natural vinegar.
After waking up you need to drink a glass of mineral water without gas or herbal tea (Linden, chamomile, mother and stepmother, horsetail, birch, mint).
Vegetable broth is prepared as follows: cut into cubes 300 g of vegetables:
carrots, leeks, celery, a small onion, a small potato, a bit of cabbage and any other vegetables, a teaspoon of oat flour, i.e. ground “Hercules”. Pour the vegetables 1 liter of water, bring to boil and cook on slow fire for about half an hour. At the end of cooking or in prepared, but the hot broth, add the herbs (parsley, dill, rosemary, chives, thyme, Basil). Drain, cool under the cover, put in refrigerator. The broth can be stored in the refrigerator up to 3-4 days and can be frozen in individual portions. Continue reading