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
Here they gather recipes homemade chocolate, which is made “from scratch”, i.e., from the source of cocoa butter and cocoa liquor. Because the majority found recipes homemade chocolate when it is necessary to melt the tile ready, or take the powders of the type of Froot loops, it’s not the same. Recipes these chocolatiers are hard to find, going to collect them here, if anyone else knows please write in the comments, send through the contacts, I would
be very happy!
How I make chocolate: cocoa butter and cocoa liquor
My homemade chocolate from source.
I have no cocoa, but cocoa mass and cocoa butter, and use them.
Usually do this: melt cocoa butter, previously it splits into pieces smaller. Add there to drown pieces of grated cocoa, often prevent. You can add a little cream. Add sugar (I use cane, and put relatively little, a few tablespoons per pint-liter chocolate mixture). Heat the entire mixture, often Continue reading
The Soviet Union continues to share recipes for homemade liqueurs. In the distance the last article we talked, account no cook Cointreau from oranges, cherries Ali mint, a Cappella, away this article you can read how to make room liquor with pleasure the addition of coffee, chocolate, eggs or bananas.
Homemade liqueur: what’s cooking
One from the most famous coffee liqueur is Kahlua, climbing structure in the distance the famous cocktail B-52. Beside the desire is allowed to cook homemade liquor without reserve taste the coffee, not very utilitarian inferior to its “eminent” prototype. To do this, we take :
700 ml of water 500 ml of purified alcohol is vodka 250 g sugar 50 g good grain kofy
Grind grain mocha in the distance a coffee grinder (ready chopped. just so-so to take it, because Continue reading