To make hot chocolate, you will need a special device, also suitable steam crane machine.
Today popular two recipe hot chocolate — French and Italian.
The first one is more famous among the Slavic people as a drink called “cocoa”, but in any other European country, except Russia and Ukraine, don’t call it that. And hot chocolate in Italian must be so rich and thick that it should be eaten with a spoon rather than drinking.
So, in order to make hot chocolate in French, you should buy a bag of chocolate powder, thoroughly mixed with 25 grams of the mixture with 150 ml of milk. Then, the resulting composition should be heated using the machine.
Hot chocolate French can be considered finished only when the surface will disappear white foam. However, this stage of readiness cannot be considered as unambiguous as in many places hot chocolate is usually served with milk Continue reading
Warming drinks known to people a few centuries, among them are alcohol – mulled wine, grog, punch, Mead, toddy – and soft – mostly herbal infusions with herbs (teas), Russian sbiten, drinks based on chocolate and coffee.
And if the drinks with alcohol mainly play warming, warning of a cold role, teas and herbal infusions can be therapeutic, helping to get rid of early disease, often
much more effective than the usual tablets and, of course, without side effects.
A great advantage of the “winter” drinks is that, knowing the basic rules of cooking, you can always surprise your loved ones a delicious drink designed just according to your recipe, varying the ingredients to suit your taste and desire.
1. Mulled wine
This is one of the most famous beverages warming is. Its basis is warmed wine with spices.
Even his name – “gluhende Wein”, which translated from German means “burning wine” breathes warmth and aroma of good quality wines and spices.
The recipe for the mulled wine is simple Continue reading
Hot chocolate with a “cap” of a marshmallow
2 tsp cornstarch; 4 cups milk; 200 g dark chocolate; 4 tsp honey; 1 tsp vanilla extract; 1 pinch salt; whipped cream (to taste); marshmallow (to taste).
1. In a small bowl, mix the starch and 0.5 cups of milk.
2. In a skillet over medium heat, heat the remaining milk, but do not let it to boil.
3. Removing the milk from the heat, add the chopped chocolate, honey, vanilla and salt.
4. Mix well until smooth and add the starch.
5. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and after removing from the fire, cool a little (chocolate should thicken slightly when cooled).
6. Pour into cups, garnish with whipped cream and marshmallows.
Warm Apple cider with spices
10 apples; chopped zest of 1 orange; 3 cinnamon sticks; 1/2 tsp cloves; 1 nutmeg; 1/2 tsp. fresh ginger; 1 lemon; 1.5 cups of water.
80 ml of organic coffee; 40 ml whiskey; 30 g cream; 1 tablespoon of sugar.
1. Brew strong black coffee Continue reading