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
Each country is famous for some of their national dish: borscht in Russia, pizza in Italy, shpikachki in the Czech Republic, paella in Spain. Besides the main dishes there are still dishes and dessert, which are also completely different in different countries.
Today we will tell you about 10 most delicious sweet dishes in the world.
Gulab Jamun (India)
The main ingredients for this dish are flour, milk, some raisins and pistachios and corn oil. The kneaded dough is divided into small balls, which will increase in size directly in the cooking process. Gulab Jamun even somewhat reminiscent of doughnuts, except that instead of being sprinkled with powdered sugar, this dessert is immersed in a special sweet syrup.
The taste of the syrup is different depending on what part of the country you are. Some States prefer saffron, some citrus juice and some rose water. Immersed in the syrup the dessert is usually left overnight so the syrup can soak into a treat. Serve the Gulab Jamun, both cold and hot. This traditional Indian dessert is usually served on holidays, which he gladly eaten under a roar of fireworks and music. Continue reading