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Salads with chips

Once upon a time, more than 150 years ago, potato chips were the snack, designed exclusively for high society. Chips at that time were on the menu for the most expensive restaurants in America. It is in the USA appeared first on potato chips.

In our country the chips were made relatively recently, in the 60-ies of the last century. They were called crispy potato slices.

In General, chips are prepared according to two main technologies. In classical variant the potatoes washed, cleaned and cut into thin slices which are then fried in deep fat. A more modern way of cooking is that the potato pre-make mashed potatoes, which then form future chips.

Such a product can be easily cooked at home. It is desirable to have a special grater to get thin slices of potato. A significant disadvantage of home cooking, and indeed manufacturing, is prolonged exposure to hot vegetable oil is formed on the slices of potato carcinogens that is very harmful for the body.

Potato chips — a favorite of many, especially children, snack. But do not forget that in the process of making chips, namely their frying in vegetable oil, the formation of harmful substances such as acrylamide free, cancerogene and TRANS fatty acids. So do not fall in love with the use of this product. Continue reading

Thailand: exotic dishes

The taste of Thai food varies greatly depending on the region where they are prepared. The food of the North-East of the country never contains coconut milk, but it has a very pungent smell and taste. Residents of the South put in priority the consumption of raw seafood and vegetables.

Rice in Thailand, as in many Eastern countries, is a very common culture. For food use many types of rice: round, elongated, brown, adhesive and many others. What is interesting here rarely use the knife, though, and actively use forks and spoons. This is because and vegetables, and meat, chicken and fish dishes, served together with rice, crushed very badly while cooking. In addition, people often come up with different soups.

Tourists who want to taste exotic dishes, often choose a dish “Yam kung”. This shrimp soup in coconut milk with spices, with a bright sour-spicy taste. It will be interesting to try and “IRTs”. This spicy papaya salad, and crab served with sticky rice. Unusual that is it should hands, rolling the rice into cakes. Among the local population popular is the rice with seafood and plenty of spices, called “Khao PA kun”. Generally, seafood is very popular in Thailand, especially in the southern part, washed by the sea. Here is almost everything budaplast very sharp. This is because in the heat of the products are very perishable. To keep them fresh, and the Thai people use so many spices. Northern cuisine is more mild. The basis is glutinous rice, to which are added other products. Continue reading

How to make a quick and tasty salad

In earlier times, the salads were preparing for the holidays and in the summer, during the ripening of vegetables. Nowadays, the salad was the dish almost daily that became possible due to the large variety of products and “all-season” vegetables and fruits.

However, in our country, is still divided into summer and winter salads. Salad recipes, variety and from all over the world will find. Summer salads are lighter, since they are based on low-calorie vegetables. Winter salads, potatoes, cabbage and beets, that is, what applies to “long-playing” vegetables, is able to survive until the next harvest. Yes, and climate contributes to the fact that in cold weather our bodies need a more dense and nutritious food, to which tomatoes and cucumbers are not. Agree that in minus twenty, the hash does not want to eat, and thoughts about the herring under a fur coat, cause severe salivation.

If the older generation of our citizens salads are associated primarily with vegetables, the young people refers to this concept any mix of products. Who, thirty years ago could have imagined the presence of salad of rice or pasta. The stereotype was broken with the appearance of salad with crab sticks, that is a combination of rice, corn, cucumber and crab sticks, plentifully impregnated with mayonnaise. The dish tasted, appreciated and loved.And, this salad became the “forerunner” of all other novelties, and it raised a lot of experimenting with the ingredients to the salad class no one took. Continue reading

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