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wine, boiled with sugar and spices; very often there is added the fruit.He appeared in the Middle ages in Europe, was originally made on the basis of Bordeaux and claret.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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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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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 resulting powder and the name of the drink made from this powder. Drink cocoa – delicious, nutritious and healthy treat that can replace the morning coffee and is recommended for both adults and children.
The benefits and harms of cocoa
A Cup of cocoa – this is a great morning treat, because it lifts the mood and gives energy for the whole day. The content of caffeine is significantly less than in coffee. It’s pretty high-calorie drink, which is why it is recommended to drink it in the morning. Cheerfulness and upbeat state of mind is ensured by developing a “hormone of joy” – endorphin . Cocoa improves cerebral blood circulation and reduces the pressure due to the high content Continue reading