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What is cocoa? Cocoa – is the name of an evergreen tree of the family Malvaceae, common in the tropics worldwide, and at the same time the name of the seeds of this tree, the…

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French dessert sorbet — it's frozen or just chilled delicious weight of any fruit puree or juice with added sugar syrup. Sherbet, frozen solid, usually served at the end of the meal, in the role…

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Winter warming cocktails

Mulled wine

This is the most famous and popular of hot alcoholic drinks, which is prepared in the winter almost everywhere with a small national differences. Mulled wine is a red wine, boiled with sugar and spices; very often there is added the fruit.He appeared in the Middle ages in Europe, was originally made on the basis of Bordeaux and claret. Now used for making red dry and semi-dry wines.

Mulled wine in the winter cook almost all European countries, sell from stalls at the Christmas markets, and in many cities such trays are open

from December to February – you can drink a glass, pausing for a moment on the street. However, in different countries there are some differences. For example, in Germany in the wine add a little rum to Isiro agave, England – gin, honey and rosehip syrup. There is even a white mulled wine – for those who have red wine doesn’t like.

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How to cook cocoa balls from the Dominican Republic

Cocoa from the Dominican Republic – ways of making a unique drink

To Akao, like coffee, in the Dominican Republic is a major part of exports due to high quality, mouthwatering taste and aroma. Ground Dominican cocoa that they sell on the shelves of our stores, only slightly resembles the rich aroma of the drink that you can try only on vacation. In the souvenir shops of the country you can buy this product in powder or balls. Cocoa butter from the Dominican Republic is an important ingredient of balls. This component gives the drink a distinctive taste and favor.

From the history of cocoa

The birthplace of cocoa is Central America. Its appearance dates back to

1100 years BC. The Olmecs used the pulp to make alcoholic beverages, and seeds for hot drink with added water, corn, vanilla and pepper.

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The Spaniards found cocoa in 1519 in the treasures of Montezuma II, when they conquered Mexico. Drink with pepper they don’t hit the spot, Continue reading