It is considered that preparing holiday meals very tedious. Indeed, for many of the snacks that are usually served at the celebration, require exotic ingredients and time to cook out a lot. At the same time, there are many simple recipes of snacks for the festive table, which is characterized by high taste qualities, and are prepared easily and quickly.
How to simplify the cooking of the snacks?
As a rule, for preparing cold snacks required finished industrial products. The role of the hostess is to ensure that the release of these products from packaging, beautifully cut and arrange on plates. Such operations take no more than an hour, and on the table is a beautiful appetizer: meat, fish or cheese.
Mixing finished products and the preparation of complex foods – a lesson more creative, but the time it takes more. So if time is short, and no food processor, it is necessary to abandon the preparation of multi-component type of salad “Olivier”. However, there are many salads on the basis of canned vegetables (peas, corn, beans) that are cooked very quickly. Continue reading
The world’s most expensive salad. called “Florette Sea&Earth “, can be enjoyed in the restaurant of the Oxford hotel “Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons”. The ingredients – 50 g of selected white Beluga caviar Almas, lobster, Cornish crab and lobster. The author serves Raymond Le Blanc added a still young paretsky salad with a bit of olive oil, grated truffles, red pepper, asparagus and potatoes, garnished all with gold foil. The cost per serving “Paretsky sea and land” – 635 pounds.
The world’s most expensive tea is called da Hong PAO, which translated means “Big red robe”. Get “Big red robe” from the sheet just six bushes growing near the monastery Tianxin. The age of these unique bushes – 350 years. Each year, collected no more than 500 grams of the legendary tea, the cost of the finished product reached .685 thousand dollars per kilogram. In 2005, 20 grams of tea (four tablespoons) at auction in Fujian sold for 208 million yuan (about 25 thousand dollars), and a week earlier the same amount – 24 thousand dollars. In 2006, the year the entire crop deposited in the China national tea Museum, a further collection was declared the moratorium. From now on tea da Hong PAO will not enjoy anybody. However, since the 80-ies of the last weimarische shrubs were propagated vegetatively. Get them tea is also called “Big red robe”, but experts believe that it does not go to any comparison with the present Dahunpao. Continue reading
Nice tradition to cook and give each other Christmas cakes has taken root in many countries. But, perhaps, only in Russia Christmas cakes are still prepared with such love and faith in the light a miracle it seems that each baked figure with magical powers and is ready to fulfill any wish of its owner. Can we please try?
Hot for the New year
Hot on New year’s day is the climax of the feast, which means that it should delight in its appearance, pleasing to the taste, to emphasize the solemnity of the long-awaited event and to fit the new year table.
Christmas is one of the most beautiful Christian holidays. An integral part of its traditions is the Christmas tree, celebration and, of course, a feast for which is common to serve Christmas cookies. Cookies at Christmas is not only a tasty treat for adults and children, it is also original toys on the Christmas tree, and a great gift for loved ones. Continue reading