1. Citric acid added to taste. For cranberry or lemon ice acid is not required.
2. As you can see from the options, fruit ice can be prepared with stabilizers (gelatin, starch) or without them. In the latter case, the ice is somewhat more stringent.
Fruit ice is prepared as follows:
Sugar to dissolve in water, heat to boiling and with continuous stirring prepared to enter the stabilizer.
Gelatine, pre-soaked for 30 min in cold water (6 g gelatin 3 tablespoons water), starch diluted in cold water (20 g starch 80-100 g of water).
Water for the preparation of a stabilizer taken from under the recipe number.
Sugar syrup together with the stabilizer boil for 2-3 min. When the stabilizer is completely dissolved, to enter the juice or puree, mix well and filter Continue reading
Preparation time: 5-10 minutes Servings: 1-2
On cold winter nights or rainy autumn days there is nothing better than to indulge in a delicious hot chocolate. But few people know that this drink originated much earlier than coffee or tea.
And indeed, the term “chocolate” in different eras had
different values. In times of pre-Columbian America it was a cold bitter drink with chilli and vanilla. Europeans changed the original recipe chocolates, sweeten it, removed the pepper, and began to drink it hot. So if you see a recipe of hot chocolate, where the claim that real hot chocolate is a must cook chocolate, do not believe. Cocoa butter from the bean learned to pressing only in the 19th century, then invented solid chocolate to which we are so accustomed today.
Homemade hot chocolate
English aristocrats drank hot chocolate in a special chocolate houses. How nice that nowadays, Continue reading
That chocolate appeared in the ancient culture of the Aztecs, who lived on the territory of modern Mexico, today known to all. The Aztecs cultivated the cacao trees, and
from their fruits, cooked amazing powder: drink made from this powder, gave them strength, vigor and energy. Especially enjoyed drinking this drink men, and from its name “chocolatl” is derived the modern word “chocolate”.
In the XVI century in Central America the Spanish conquerors came, and chocolate too much. They brought the fruits of cocoa in Europe, and has taught other Europeans prepare them not only tasty and fragrant drink, but also chocolate, reminiscent of the modern: from cocoa Continue reading