For dull autumn pores we inherited from the Mayans got a very tasty and healthy drink. However, the Mayans it was a little different, but the basics are the same. Or to be more precise, this drink originated even earlier, the ancient Olmec, about 1500 years BC. They lived near the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, in Central America.
This drink was highly valued by the ancient Mayans, is cocoa. We all loved or forgotten most useful beverage – cocoa, hot chocolate. Although the solid chocolate love, I think, very many.
The name of this product and the tree was given the Olmecs. The cocoa tree is very beautiful blooms, and interestingly, flowers are born directly on the trunks and on the bark of branches. The fruits of elongated shape, inside which are the cherished seeds of the cocoa beans. It is an evergreen tree that bears fruit all year round. Grow these trees in tropical forests, Continue reading
July – a time when cottages in Central Russia already ripe cucumbers. Salads, and a crunch of fresh cucumber – this is certainly good. But the most important task of cucumbers is very different – they just have to be salted.
What kind of cucumbers to choose?
Small, firm, thin-skinned, nubbly. In the suburbs one of the best varieties – Nijinsky. Of course, they should not be yellow and bitter. To try definitely.
Best suited for malooley cucumbers, freshly picked from the garden. So if it’s not the giving, it is better to buy vegetables for the city.
Important! For salted, in contrast to salt, you need to take about the same cucumbers, then they are evenly salted. When we sealevel cucumbers for the winter, this is not so important, because they are long in the brine.
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White tea is type of tea, which has very weak fermentation (oxidation), about 5-7%. According to the degree of fermentation it ranks second after green tea.
The name “white tea” because of its appearance – tea kidney densely covered with white pile.
White tea is harvested, at a time when the buds of the tea leaves have not had time to open up, and have the maximum of my nature with minimal human impact. This, in fact, is the idea of white tea.
White tea is mainly produced at the height of 1000-2200 meters in the mountains of China’s Fujian province.
Collection white tea starts from mid-March to early April.
There are mandatory conditions collection:
— White tea is harvested only in manual (gather the youngest leaves)
— White tea is harvested in from 5 to 9 a.m.
— the white tea Pickers cannot (strictly prohibited) there are onions, garlic, spices, smoke and drink alcohol. Otherwise smells can ruin the flavor of the tea leaves
— White tea is harvested in clear, Sunny weather
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