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Cocoa benefits and harms

Cocoa: benefits and harms

Few people do not like to eat sweet. So it turns out that the most popular among the sweet tooth are products with cocoa. With one hand — it is a rich taste of chocolate, on the other — low calorie. Yes, drinking cocoa can even be on a diet. If you are trying to lose weight, but you want sweet irresistible — have a Cup of cocoa on skim milk without sugar with stevia or Splenda

and you will soon become easier, desire for sweet retreat.

In addition to a pleasant cocoa taste and has beneficial properties, do not think that it is only intended to quench destructive passion, cooking is bad, but insanely delicious confectionery.

Calorie and nutritional value of cocoa

The caloric content of cocoa powder 290 calories per 100 grams. When making a Cup of cocoa you use about Continue reading

The chocolate frosting recipe

Chocolate glaze: recipe

Simple chocolate glaze

The simplest glaze is done on the basis of sugar and water with cocoa.

Ingredients:

Cocoa powder (2 tablespoons)

Sugar (half Cup)

Water (3 tablespoons)

Preparation:

Mix sugar with cocoa powder and add water. Stir well and set on fire. On a slow (very slow) heat cook the glaze, stirring constantly. First dissolve the sugar, then begin to bubble syrup. After the appearance of bubbles boil the glaze for another minute and remove from heat. Give much glaze to cool and thicken: hot is too liquid, completely cooled will Sacharissa and harden.

Note:

For a child’s cake or custard cakes in the still warm chocolate icing, you can add a bit of butter and whip it with a mixer. So the taste of the glaze will become softer.

Chocolate sour cream frosting

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How to make tea original recipes

No drink in the world has does not have such popularity as tea. Recall that in Russia the tea beverage was consumed with 1638, when the Mongolian Altyn-Khan sent a gift to Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich 4 pounds of tea leaves. And in 1679 with China, an agreement was concluded about the constant supply of tea to Russia.

There are many different recipes for this amazing drink. Special originality different consumption of tea in Asian countries. For example, in Central Asia, cook the soup, which was composed of brick tea, salt, fat and milk. Very high culture of tea in Japan and China, but drink it there, usually without any additives.

Japanese for tea making do not use dummies. They are in a special Cup with a special brush is whipped into a foam filled hot water powder from tea leaves and thus drink all contained in tea caffeine.

Several Continue reading

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