One of the most beloved by all the peoples of the holidays – the New year is not far off. It’s time to decide how you are going to celebrate and that will put on the table. And in today’s article I want to move away from the topic of self-development and tell you about traditional Christmas dishes around the world.
One of the most popular Christmas dishes in France are fried in white wine Turkey (recipe ), garlic soup with cauliflower, snails, goose pate, various cheeses and the amazing desserts – merinta with strawberries, croquembouche and chocolate log.
German menu for the New year usually includes salmon in pastry (recipe ), mustard potatoes, and fried carp with lemon slices. All this beauty is combined with marzipan sweets (recipe marzipan cake ) and nut pies.
Absolute favorite of British – plum-pudding (recipe ) consisting of fried bread, bacon, raisins, candied fruit, almonds and apples. Moreover, except for the dishes are very interesting, his serve. Plum-pudding doused with rum, set on fire, and in this form put on the table. Continue reading
In the center of the holiday table, traditionally, is the Christmas pudding, or, as it is called, sochivo. The very same holiday table should be composed of meat, fish, vegetable dishes, that is, to reflect and symbolize wealth, prosperity and happiness. Meat dishes for Christmas prepared from wild game and domestic animals. One of the most common and favorite holiday dishes was roast rabbit.
To cook this meat dish at Christmas, you will need: two pounds of rabbit (you can also replace the hare), 50 grams of bacon, 2 tbsp butter, 2 cups of sour cream, 0.5 cups of 9% vinegar, salt, parsley. For the garnish take 1 kg. of beet, half a tablespoon of 9% vinegar, 2 tbsp butter, 1 teaspoon flour, 1.5 tsp sugar, salt.
Marinade for 6 hours the rabbit in a marinade of vinegar and water at the rate of 1 Cup of vinegar to 6 cups of water. After 6 hours remove the bird from the marinade, clean it, RUB with salt. Rear legs and kidney area feed the pieces of bacon and place the carcass on a baking sheet. Put rabbit in the oven for 25-30 minutes, sprinkling occasionally with the fat and juice that will stand out in the cooking process. Continue reading
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