The new year will come not so soon, but time flies quickly, so the preparation of the Christmas menu it is better to think in advance. And what should be the dishes on the holiday table in the coming 2015?
What should be the new year’s dishes?
Let’s list the main features of dishes for new year’s table:
Of course, all meals must be delicious. But remember that taste preferences are all different, and they need to be taken into account. So what should you know about the tastes of the guests (if you plan to invite them) and take them into account.
Christmas meals must be wholesome. Since more than half of the people at the New year drink alcoholic beverages, you should ensure that drinkers are not drunk. In the list of components prepared salads, hot meals and snacks, be sure to include meat, fish, vegetables.
Often new year’s table is literally full of a wide variety of dishes, each of which I want to try. And so as not to overload the stomachs of guests, it is necessary to prepare light meals. So, salads it is not necessary to flavor a huge amount of high-calorie mayonnaise. Better to fill them up with light sour cream or low calorie mayonnaise. The bulk of the ingredients should be vegetables. Meat and fish is better to use low fat. Continue reading
The Puffer Fish
A dish is very expensive, so not every tourist can afford. The poison of puffer fish is not just deadly, it has no antidote. The most toxic body of the puffer fish is the liver. Ironically, this interesting fact does not diminish the number of people willing to eat her raw. A couple dozen foodies in the year when it dies.
31. “Thousand year egg”
The egg is coated with a mixture of clay with pine needles and left to sour in brine, cooked in a special way, which is edible can not be named under any circumstances. In the end, the egg white turns into black jelly-like mass and the yolk hardens and acquires a greenish tint. The dish is usually prepared from duck eggs, and its name is translated in every one, the most famous they are like “rotten eggs” and “thousand year eggs”.
32. Durian Fruit
It has a pungent smell, to describe which words is difficult, but can be called in a single word: “disgusting”. What only epithets are not awarded his scent! The smell of decaying flesh, rotting onions, dirty socks, toilet, rotten eggs… an Englishman, who visited Siam in the 19th century described their impressions of the aroma of durian: “it’s like eating herring with blue cheese over an open sewer manhole”. The smell is formed due to oxidation of juice after cutting. Many tourists say that if you ask to cut the fruit at the market and eat it at once, “fragrance” is not felt. On this peculiarity of the fruit does not end if you eat it together with alcohol, the consequences can be unpredictable, attack from heart failure to a short semi-conscious state resembling lethargy or coma.But if, holding your nose and overcoming the disgust, you still taste the durian flesh, then you will understand how she has a “divine” taste. Thai people say that durian, actually tastes sweet and similar to a sweet cream made with eggs and milk. Continue reading
Marinated eggplant with onion and garlic – quick snack now and how to prepare for the winter
Marinated eggplant with onion and garlic – simple, popular and sought after billet in a series of recipes “whip up”, like a dill pickle. we were prepared last time.
These dishes are very popular not only in everyday life but also on solemn feasts. Currently recipes and ways of cooking such snacks know a great many. However, it is this, and combines the bright taste, slightly reminiscent of marinated mushrooms and ease of preparation. This is a quick recipe pickled eggplant with onions. After a couple of hours a delicious snack you can bring to the table. Appreciating the unusual taste of the eggplant — like mushrooms, you will want to prepare yourself for the future. This would be very simple — adding a little more vinegar, roll up into sterilized jars. This way, you will get a great appetizer to any table-marinated eggplant for the winter, but more on this later.
Moreover, marinated eggplant is good, as an independent cold appetizer, they even due to its spicy and amazing taste are harmoniously combined with many products. For example, with different kinds of fish and managble or boiled potatoes. They are good in salads and vegetable stews. It should also be noted that pickled eggplant blended perfectly with sweet bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, nuts and, of course, zucchini. If you still don’t know how to cook marinated eggplant, step-by-step recipe with Photos to help you with this. Continue reading