To celebrate the New year should be bright, fun and delicious. The holiday was, the hosts have to be pretty hard. Special attention is required for the festive table, think through in detail which is better.
Naturally, primarily in preparation for the celebration of the New year will take care of delicious snacks. Mainly they should be simple, light and original. It should be remembered that these dishes are not intended to substitute hot snacks, and just to whet your appetite. In particular, perfectly cope with this so-called Greek skewers. For their preparation you will need cucumbers, olives, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes and skewers themselves. So, all the required products are cut and gradually strung on skewers. Before serving you need to add a sauce created from lemon juice, olive oil, pepper and salt. This simple dish not only looks attractive, but also contains a small amount of calories and therefore will not cause serious harm to the figure.
If desired, as a snack you can serve sandwiches with cottage cheese pasta. To make this paste you get if you mix cottage cheese with salt, garlic, herbs, and sour cream. To dish out a memorable, black bread you can make Christmas tree, which will be crowned oposredstvovanii cooked pasta. Besides, to complement these sandwiches will help with small slices of tomato. Suitable for such snacks and the usual baguette. It all depends on personal preference. Continue reading
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