Did you know that sorbet is one of the oldest frozen desserts and existed in the first century BC, and it was invented by the Romans and the Persians? This delicacy, saving your recipe and the name, passed down through the ages, to become in our days one of the most popular types of ice cream. Today ice cream smoothie you can buy in the store, eat it at the beach cafe or restaurant high class, but in the moments when you have more free time, Latvian recommend to make it at home.
To cool off on hot days, a light and luscious treat, one of the leading dairy Food company Union released a new sorbet «Nu Smoothie” with apricots – a dietary product, because in its composition 0% fat and energy Continue reading
Cinnamon has been known from antiquity. Aromatic bark of an evergreen tree of Ceylon cinnamon tree (Cinnamomum verum) was known in Ancient Egypt and in China for two thousand years before our era. In the Egyptian manuscript found mention of how far the country had sent several ships, who returned several months later with a cargo of ivory, gold and cinnamon. For the price, at the time, cinnamon was comparable to gold. Preserved information that in Ancient Greece, 35 kg of cinnamon was estimated at 5 kg of gold, and in some countries the price has increased to 1 kg of gold per 1 kg of cinnamon. In those days the spice sometimes paid wages and taxes. Fragrant
spice was considered Continue reading
Unlike cocoa powder and cocoa butter, cacao beans contain the most valuable thing you can get from chocolate. Since this is not yet processed fruits, it is possible to buy cocoa can be stored together with vitamins. Only then you can dispose of all the useful minerals of chocolate nuts.
Cocoa beans: how it all begins?
In the so-called “chocolate belt” countries that produce major amounts of cocoa beans) grow trees of the genus Theobroma – cocoa trees. Several months in the care of these trees they ripen elongated
fruits, like lemons. The fruit of the cacao tree is very large – one of them can weigh from 300 grams to one kilogram.
When the fruit open, inside you can see the pulp that surrounds the most valuable – cocoa beans. About 50 cocoa beans is one fruit, about as much is spent on one or two tiles of the finished Continue reading