Ginger root has extensive beneficial properties
In Asian cultures, ginger root has been used medicinally and as a spice for over 2000 years. Important active components of ginger are volatile oils and pungent phenol compounds such as gingerol and shogaol. They are responsible for its special taste and aroma and gives him extensive beneficial properties . In alternative medicine ginger root is used to treat digestive disorders, arthritis, heart disease. Market ginger presented in a fresh, hammer, marinated and crystallized forms, and in the form of oil and in the form of beverages such as ginger ale, beer and tea.
Useful properties of ginger root
Ginger is effective in the treatment of disorders of the stomach, it eliminates bloating and stomach cramps, diarrhea. The main ingredients in ginger root, help to neutralize gastric acid, stimulate Continue reading
Chocolate glaze: recipe
Simple chocolate glaze
The simplest glaze is done on the basis of sugar and water with cocoa.
Cocoa powder (2 tablespoons)
Sugar (half Cup)
Water (3 tablespoons)
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.
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
The most common recipe for homemade chocolate Continue reading
Hot chocolate with Chile – a classic combination. Moreover, this recipe goes back many centuries. Spicy notes of chili pepper refresh and invigorate, and tart and rich taste of dark chocolate raises the spirits! During the winter evenings, hot chocolate with chili peppers will help You cheer up and warm up. It is called this dessert – the drink of the gods, “Aztec shock”… the First to prepare this delicacy with the addition of hot
peppers were the Mexicans. Initially hot chocolate with Chile was used as medicine. Beverage, characterized spicy, hot and velvety, full flavor, usually served cold.
For hot chocolate with Chile You will need the following ingredients: one dark chocolate bar, 300 ml milk, cinnamon stick, one piece of hot pepper, half a vanilla pod and sugar to taste, salt. Some foodies for more thrills add honey, ground ginger, coffee or brandy. There is no limit to imagination!
To make hot chocolate Continue reading