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Traditional Christmas meals different countries

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.

Roasted Turkey

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

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

Cafe of Ukrainian cuisine at the sisters at Poltava

If the legendary hero Aeneas, so eloquently praised by the Roman Vergil and Poltava Ivan Petrovich Kotlyarevsky lived in our time, then your trip to Ukraine he would have started with a visit to the glorious city of Poltava – the Motherland of one of its jizneopisanii. By the way, on 234 km of the highway Kyiv – Poltava, he definitely would stay in a Ukrainian café “the sisters” .

Here the maidens charivniy in Ukrainian national costumes treated like our hero the most delicious, savory dishes of Ukrainian cuisine . After all, how can you refuse poslanci potatoes with bacon, my grandmother’s Poltava galuscak, jelly, duck with apples, especially if you drink it all and more the richness of the Ukrainian cuisine honey-lemon kvass, compote of cranberry and berry fruit and berry compote?!

It’s no wonder brilliant Kotlyarevsky before every important event fed my Aeneas Poltava dumplings, dumplings and the Poltava Ukrainian borsch with donuts . Remember:

P’yat Kazan stood claret,

And in chotiroh boules dumplings,

Borscht troch was not R SST;

Barang darkness Bula werenich, Continue reading

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