Sbiten and hot chocolate: their history and beneficial properties
Non-alcoholic hot drinks prepared at home are different.
Last time we talked about alcoholic drinks punch and Mead, and today we will talk about the unique popular soft drinks!
Vintage drink with honey and spices is a delicious and
And classic hot chocolate, which definitely has slices of melted chocolate, vanilla, and sugar.
The history of Mead
According to the Chronicles, the drink was invented by Slavic tribes in 1130. Drinking it can be not only hot but also cold, so how to drink sbiten you decide. In the past sbiten replaced people tea, so drinking it is basically just hot and even sold at fairs and in taverns.
The composition of sbiten is a lot of useful herbs (St. John’s wort, ginger, sage, Bay leaf and bitter peppers) and honey. Therefore, the drink carries anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating properties. Continue reading
What is a tea drink?
Tea drink – this can be a tea in combination with any additives (herbs, bits of berries and fruits) or just a mixture of flowers, herbs, berries or fruit without tea leaves. To tea drinks include such popular types as hibiscus . mate . fruit teas . herbal teas . royboy (Rooibos, Rooibos) .
Varieties of tea drinks
Fruit teas . Fruit tea can contain pieces of fruit or berries, zest or slices of citrus peel. Fruit tea contains many vitamins. For example, tea drink from the berries of wild rose contains a lot of vitamin C and is an excellent General tonic for colds. Often fruit teas with raspberries . lemon . cranberries or cranberries and other natural supplements.
Herbal tea drink. Sometimes this kind of tea drink called herbal tea. Selection of herbal teas great: drinks are single herbs or composition of different grasses. Herbal tea can be useful Continue reading
The hot summer is coming chilly autumn and cold winter, and cold drinks on our table give way to the warming, which are indispensable in this time of year.
And if the drinks with alcohol mainly play warming, warning of a cold role, teas and herbal infusions can be therapeutic, helping to get rid of early disease, often much more effective than the usual tablets and, of course,
without side effects.
A great advantage of the “winter” drinks is that, knowing the basic rules of cooking, you can always surprise your loved ones a delicious drink designed just according to your recipe, varying the ingredients to suit your taste and desire.
Warming drinks known to people a few centuries, among them are alcohol – mulled wine, grog, punch, Mead, toddy – and soft – mostly herbal infusions with herbs (teas), Continue reading