Lent is one of the most strict and most important of all posts.
In the post Smoking and alcohol. Serves in the post should not contain meat, fish, milk and eggs, muffins, candy, mayonnaise. The recipes of the dishes served during lent, should contain products of plant origin. For example, the vegetable dish of cauliflower, potatoes, rice, vegetables, eggplant, pumpkin, zucchini, mushrooms, bean will be appropriate at your Desk on the days of fasting. Also post in appropriate fruit, pickles, crackers, nuts, brown bread, porridge on the water. And the celebrations of the Annunciation and palm Sunday holiday are resolved Lenten fish dishes.
The first and the last week is the most strict fast. In “Clean Monday” made to starve. On the first Friday of eat kolivo – boiled wheat with honey and sugar.
Next: Monday, Wednesday, Friday — xerophagy (water, bread, fruits, vegetables, compotes). Tuesday, Thursday — hot food without vegetable oil. Saturday, Sunday — food with vegetable oil.
Don’t confuse Lenten dishes and vegetarian dishes. Vegetarianism does not exclude butter, milk, cheeses, eggs, but not fish. At the time, as in lent Lenten recipes do not contain dairy products and eggs, Continue reading
Prepare exotic dishes: chicken in Chinese, Egyptian and Thai
Kitchen other Nations around the world are attracted by their exoticism, uniqueness and unusual (for us) combination products. In this article we will talk about how chicken is cooked in the East.
Chicken in Chinese
This simple dish is very common and popular in China. It is served extremely cold. A bird is chopped right before serving, has a lovely delicate flavour and looks amazing! So, chicken in Chinese is prepared from the following ingredients:
Chicken thoroughly washed under running water and RUB liberally with salt. Let it soak a few minutes and then off from the product of her remains. In a pan pour a small amount of water, there also send green onions, chopped cilantro, grated ginger, oil, soy sauce and sugar. Bring water to a boil, and then put it in the pot whole chicken. If necessary add water so that it fully covers the bird. Cook for about half an hour on low heat, and then remove the saucepan from the heat and allow the dish to cool. Don’t take out the chicken, so the broth is well infused. After that, take out the bird and put it in the fridge for two hours. The broth should drain. Chicken Chinese style, cut into small pieces, is served along with the broth. It turns out hearty and delicious dish. It is well suited for those who adhere to a healthy regime Continue reading
My first acquaintance with a combination of beans and rice took place in Brazil – I was frankly surprised when at lunch we were served boiled rice and a sauce of red beans with tomato paste. Wincing, I first ate cautiously, but then got a taste of the case and at the end of the trip already enjoyed this unusual side dish with pleasure, promising myself that home will be sure to cook. The promise I kept – not sure why. A few days ago on containig the Internet came across the description of American cuisine – “Jumping John”. You know, one name that requires to cook – not to mention the fact that the basis is all the same combination of rice and beans.
So sonorous and original name of the dish, alas, is not associated with any distinct interesting legend. Nobody knows exactly where “Jumping John”. They say that the dish originated with the Senegalese and Nigerian Muslims, who prepared it with beef jerky. They say that all the fault of the blacks – it is they who in the days of slavery in the United States has circulated and popularized rice and beans. The truth now, I’m afraid we’ll never know, but one thing is certain: it is delicious, simple and nutritious.
There is a tradition according to which “Jumping John” must have the 1st January – this will bring good luck. The dish is Packed full of symbolism – the bean is responsible for coins Continue reading