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
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
In those days, when the stores were empty shelves, our grandmothers and mothers were able to prepare delicious meals that could be bought on the market or in the shop. All eaten with great pleasure and appetite, because prepared with love and good humor.
And now we have days when we can’t afford expensive gourmet products. Have to settle for what I have. But I assure you that even the most simple of such familiar and inexpensive products can be prepared so that you will be satisfied and the family members, and guests .
Cheese soup is not only delicious first course for lunch. It can be cooked in the morning for Breakfast or in the evening for dinner. It is enough to have in reserve a little cheese and some other products. But if you plan to have lunch guests, the cheese soup will be used.
Option # 1
You will need: 5 potatoes, 1 carrot and bulb onion, a little butter or vegetable oil for roasting vegetables, 50-100 g cream cheese, salt, greens to taste.
1.5 l of water bring to a boil, add diced potatoes and cook until soft. Continue reading