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
Australian cuisine combined culinary tastes of East and West, ancient aboriginal traditions and recipes of immigrants from all over the world. Its capabilities extend from meat cakes and vegetarian sandwiches to kangaroo fillet with young shoots of sokolovici and fried onions, the newspaper “To the table of Muscovites”.
The flowering of Australian cuisine began quite recently – in the 90s of the last century. All largest cities of green continent has experienced the emergence of many new restaurants, designed in the spirit of “modern Australian cuisine”. The success of the local culinary arts was driven by two factors: first, the variety and uniqueness of dishes, secondly, cheapness.
Immigrants from all over the world have brought to Australia their culinary preferences, the cuisine not only United East and West, and brought their ancient traditions. The success turned out to be enormous. Andre Cointreau, the President of the Parisian “Le Cordon Bleu”, possibly the most prestigious culinary Institute, which has branches in London, new York, Tokyo and Sydney, believes that if a few decades years ago, France was the undoubted centre of world gastronomy, but now the centre – Australia.
“Australia is a place where developing a kitchen twenty-first century,” says Cointreau, believing that of culinary art of Australia will be a “classic cooking of tomorrow.” Continue reading
On the eve of the bright holiday, many ponder what to cook for Easter. To understand this will help a few interesting ideas below. It has long been thought that the table at Easter should be full of different dishes. For the holiday our ancestors grew herbs for decoration Easter table as a symbol of rebirth and renewal. Traditionally, on the table stood a wicker basket filled with greenery and colored eggs.
Each family of believers eagerly waiting for the onset of this bright spring holiday, you observe old traditions and customs. The Easter table in a rich family consisted of 48 different dishes, all of them were associated with the days of fasting ended. Main dishes for Easter was, of course, cottage cheese Easter, painted eggs and kulich.
We offer you interesting ideas for the Easter, they will help you to prepare a rich and original festive table. Every cooked dish you can make holiday-themed. Use this collection of recipes, it will help you determine the menu for Easter.
Original Easter salads
Simple and familiar to all salads can be a little “refresh” after working on their design. Salad for Easter “chicken” is an interesting festive dish that will delight guests diningroom. Continue reading