Any meal and lunch daily rarely pass without delicious salads, pleasing to the eye and taste. This is the most popular cold dishes, giving unlimited possibilities to combine products and create new flavor combinations. But, unfortunately, not all salads are equally useful. Classic Olivier salad in mayonnaise, for example, a real calorie bomb. But light salads of vegetables or fruits, flavored olive oil or balsamic tart is quite another thing.
Why salad “light”?
First, let’s understand why some salads are called “light” and the other “heavy”? Criteria two: the caloric value and ease of digestion. Light salads are usually prepared on the basis of plant foods: all kinds of vegetables, fruits (fresh or canned), carrots, herbs and spices. Vegetables contain little calories, are easily digested and do not create heaviness in the stomach. As a dressing they normally use olive or sunflower oil, vinegar, lemon juice or a special sauce made with low fat yogurt. For heavy-duty typical use of a large number of cheese, meat, sausages, smoked meat, mayonnaise or salad atypical products (e.g., cooked noodles). Most of these products on individually digested normally, but in the same plate in the form of salad just “fall” into the stomach a heavy stone. Continue reading
History and localization of beer snacks is very complicated and almost defy systematic description. The diversity of varieties and kinds of beer made this drink is universal, and therefore a food associated with them, as extensive in the names and ways of cooking. If we talk about rules of setting, there is also a variety of options – from a clean table with mugs to rich treats with hot and cold dishes, including dessert. And beer everywhere there is a place and a good companion snack.
Beer snacks – a different direction in cooking
Beer in General can be considered as a drink with a “double bottom” – drink it just because it’s beer, a special element of culture, and is drunk as an accompaniment for some food, the menu is acceptable in certain conditions. It is difficult to surprise someone order beer for lunch or dinner in the restaurant. But there is a separate culinary direction that links cooking with beer – this beer snacks, including cold, hot dishes, salads, desserts. In each country it’s own set of dishes and products, which is superimposed on the national colors.
Experience the variety of opportunities offered by national cuisines in recipes snacks to beer, in the Pub daddy – menu of this beer house is filled with not only traditional English dishes, but also a very diverse range of zakusochnyh countries and peoples. Continue reading
A variety of vegetables and fruits available on the autumn table, can serve as a powerful argument to get married this autumn. The riot of colors on the plates, when each dish is a work of art and original decoration. Use all the seasonal vegetables and fruits to the maximum.
Our menu ideas for a fall wedding.
1. Small pizzas
Prepare each guest a La carte pizza, with flavorful juicy filling of mushrooms, tomatoes, chicken, ham, salami, salty cheese, olives, herbs with a crispy crust. Autumn is especially easy to create colorful compositions and use all the colors of the rainbow in one (!) dish.
Other ideas: pizza in the shape of a heart, stuffed vegetables, tarts, dough, and vegetables, toasts, tarts. Small yeast baked cakes with different fillings, meat, mushrooms, egg with green onions, fried cabbage, etc.
2. The mushroom dishes
For cooking you can use any mushrooms, but add in dish a couple of these from the forest dried or fresh (from trusted sources). These dishes are especially good in the fall, and every guest is sure to evoke warm memories and the atmosphere of cordiality. Continue reading