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The legend about luminous dumplings

Oh dear the food in Russia very much to write – and the same lie. Say, throughout the Russian press and the surrounding roamed the list of the most expensive dishes in the world. For a long time the rating was headed by a ravioli of moose, salmon and something else, supposedly standing 4400 dollars per serving, because they added iron fish-torch, causing the ravioli Shine. Allegedly served in the restaurant “Golden gates” in the Bronx.

In Bronx the restaurant “Golden gate” is the Chinese, the most expensive dish is $ 10. Fish-torch doesn’t exist in nature, is a household name luminous anchovy, fish common and not too expensive. No glowing iron, the fish will not be lit separately from fish, especially being placed in the dumplings. And so on – would be hunting to check. So widely circulated a list of the most expensive in the world of food is either outdated, or false initially. Continue reading

The history of meat processing

In Kievan Rus by our ancestors along with farming engaged in cattle breeding, hunting and fishing. This determined the traditional set of products in the diet of the Russian people.

Of course, in ancient times the main source of animal protein was the meat of animals and fish. Horsemeat in the diet of the Russian people did not play a significant role, although the ritual of the ban on its use before the spread of Christianity was not. In the Chronicles mention about eating horse meat, but it is always about exceptional cases – hunger campaigns, the siege of cities, etc. (primary chronicle, Laurentian list, the year 964, 971, etc.).

Veal in Russia long time did not eat, and its use for food Dmitry Impostor (1605-1606 g) caused an uproar, as a violation of the customs of his native country. Originally this prohibition was caused by the concern of the farmer about saving young animals.

Only in the late eighteenth century veal became a decoration of the Banquet tables of the nobility.

Pork and veal used in Russian food a lot earlier than beef . In the written monuments of the XVII century, lamb and pork are mentioned more often than beef. In “Domostroi” is already given recommendations on the rational use of the individual parts of the carcass of mutton. Continue reading

Cook at home

The generosity and richness of our table depends on what and from what we cook at home . the ability of the hostess to reveal the “mystery” of the product, to extract all the useful and aromatic properties. Beautiful tableware and decoration with skillful hostess dishes, giving solemnity to the daily meal.

Want to cook at home . surprising your loved ones hand-made delights every day? It is not difficult!

On this site You will find many new and You need recipes to prepare at home delicious and healthy food, get lots of important information about nutrition, learn how to process different products so that they retain their beneficial qualities, because only by eating proper food of man throughout life is able to maintain a high working capacity, good mental and spiritual activity, vigor and joy for life.

Kaleidoscope recipes — easy and complicated dishes, recipes of salads, meat and fish first and second courses, delicious cakes and desserts, variety of pastries, drinks, various sauces, diets and a lot of useful tips.

For ease of use it is divided into thematic headings, each individual recipe dishes are accompanied by a mandatory list of ingredients and step-by-step description of their preparation. Continue reading

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