Simple salad recipes to whip up
Delicious, healthy and light salads — a welcome dish for any meal. Having won millions of hearts all over the world, they were and remain the most popular dish on our table. Speed of preparation and lack of heating are the two main advantages of salads such important with today’s pace of life. And that alone is worth the magic word — vitamins!
His Majesty salad comes from Ancient Rome. The locals prepared this dish 2, 5 thousand years ago. The composition of the first salad consisted of endive, parsley and onion and flavored it with pepper, salt and honey. Only in the middle ages lettuce has gone beyond the Italian Peninsula and went to France. There it was served as an exclusive dish to roast.
Due to long and persistent experimentation, in the 18th century the French in their Arsenal already had a lot of different salad dressings homemade: wine, lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, herbs and spices.
The 19th century brought the salads with new ingredients in addition to vegetables, they began to add meat, fish and boiled eggs. Continue reading
Turkish cuisine is varied and very bright, no wonder it is one of the three most popular and delicious cuisines in the world. A stunning combination of different flavors, plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits, methods of cooking, in which foods do not lose their useful qualities that make Turkish cuisine is not only incredibly tasty, but also beneficial for our body.
We present you the top 10 Turkish dishes which are worth a try, arriving in Turkey. Without tasting these products of the national cuisine, the acquaintance with Turkey will be incomplete, since tradition in cooking is as important for understanding the essence of the country and its historical sights.
Let’s start our acquaintance with the Turkish food with kebabs. This is a traditional Eastern kebab, made from minced meat. The main meat when cooking kebabs is lamb. A mandatory condition will be the addition of sheep fat, which gives the kebab a distinctive taste and makes the meat more fatty. One of the most famous in Turkey, variaties of kebab is Adana kebab. In this dish the meat is threaded on a special wide skewer and roasted on an open fire. Adana kebab served with a salad of pickled onions and greens,thin pita bread and a slice of lemon. Continue reading
In Malta, on Gozo island, seven long years languished crafty Odysseus is held captive by the nymph Calypso. It is impossible to say with any certainty what exactly she treated the hero. However, Maltese cuisine at all times been distinguished by the impeccable quality of the original products. Representatives of different peoples living at different times in Malta, was brought to the set of dishes of the archipelago is something special- it consisted of Maltese cuisine, which is one of the brightest representatives of Mediterranean cooking (in General, not so much sea separates peoples, how many of them connects). So over the millennia evolved the modern Maltese cuisine is an eclectic alloy of Mediterranean and Arabic traditions.
Very popular in Malta, vegetable dishes, cheese, fish and meat baked in pastry. Side dish of rice is widely used, and almost every second the Maltese prefers everything spaghetti, macaroni and other flour products of this kind.
Especially delicious dishes made from young cauliflower, baked in crispy pastry with sheep cheese and chicken eggs. This looks delicious fillet of chicken cooked with spinach, cauliflower and chestnuts.
Be sure to try a pumpkin pie: fresh pumpkin flesh is bright orange mixed in with the rice and fresh Basil. Very popular cakes with spinach and anchovies. Continue reading