Green tea is an unfermented (non-oxidized) or slightly fermented tea. Harvested tea leaves are first steamed at temperature of 170-180 °C (optional procedure), then the fermentation is either not implemented or does not last more than two days and forcibly stops heating. The obtained tea, oxidized by 3-12 %. Dry green color (from light green to dark green, depending on the manufacturing technique). Tea extract is usually a pale yellow or greenish hue, the
aroma is clearly visible “herbal” notes (can be guessed the smell of dry hay), the taste is tart, sometimes slightly sweet, never bitter, bitterness teas have poor quality or improperly brewed, prestavtie).
The best way to drink green tea leaf the highest quality. Tea bags is a waste of tea production, tea dust, Packed in paper bags. This tea does not bring tangible benefits. In the Central and North-East Asia is very popular green brick tea (brick) that is made from old leaves, cutting material and even branches, by pressing. This brick Continue reading
Tasted delicious once the most famous Baileys liqueur will certainly be an idea to prepare this drink at home. It definitely needs to cook and try Amateurs homemade alcoholic drinks.About this delicious coffee and cream liqueur, which is an Irish whiskey and cream and sugar, must be heard by many. The popularity he gained in 1974. Now there is a vast variety of it, with various additives: caramel, coffee, mint, chocolate, walnut, truffle. Mainly consumers of this drink are women. Baileys used in bars,adding it in various cocktails, because he is great in many of them, especially those that are poured in layers. Also it is added to ice cream.
Homemade Baileys differs from the original density, but the taste is very similar. It will be not so intense, because at home will not add flavor stabilizers, preservatives and other chemicals. Continue reading
The benefits and harms of cocoa
There are three types of cocoa, with different properties and various health benefits.
How to understand cocoa
Currently, there are three varieties of cocoa on the market:
Cocoa industrial production, cultivated in tropical countries around the world on large plantations using large quantities of fertilizers and pesticides. Cocoa is the most intensively treated with pesticides cultivated plant in the world. In addition, cocoa beans industrial production are subjected to radiological treatment for the destruction of an excessive amount of pests in conditions of plantation cultivation. This cacao is used to produce 99% of all chocolate in the world. The total annual production in the world, more than 2 million tons.
The poor quality variation of this type is cocoa from China. Cocoa in China is not growing, but Chinese companies traditionally buy worldwide substandard rotten Continue reading