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
In my opinion, beets are a versatile product. It goes well with other vegetables, fish, poultry, vegetables and even fruit. It is suitable for cooking a variety of dishes – both simple and exquisite.
I like beets that you can cook inexpensive and tasty salads . My favorite salad “Nesvizh” . It’s something like herring under a fur coat, only much simpler because the ingredients are not laid out in layers, and are cut and shuffled.
Salad “Nesvizh” we need:
beets boiled – 2 pieces;
boiled carrots – 2 PCs.;
boiled potatoes – 4 PCs.;
onion – 1 PC.;
herring (fillet) – 150 g;
parsley – to taste.
It is obscenely simple: all cut into cubes, mixed with herbs and dressed with mayonnaise. The taste is just amazing! 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