In everyday life we use a dozen main courses of meat.
Meat is the most important role on our table. Since very ancient times, primitive people ate only meat! Because the meat is the main source of protein and animal fat. The meat proteins are digested best of all, 95 percent, whereas vegetable proteins only 70 – 85. But in the liver there is a large amount of vitamin A, hemoglobin and iron.
You might think that recipes meat dishes monotonous, but it’s not. It is enough to change the size of the meat, and you will get a different, a new flavor of meat dishes.
Cooking meat can be divided into four basic ways of thermal processing: grilled, boiled, baked and stewed meat.
Grilled meat fried on a pan or in the oven. Roasting means a heat treatment with the addition of fats until Golden brown. Meat can fry large pieces and small. As roasting can be carried out on coals or an open fire grill. For frying use the most tender cuts of beef such as tenderloin or fillet. Small pieces of meat are simmered for 15 minutes. Steak all you can cook for 5 minutes. Cooking meat in large pieces is not less than one hour. Continue reading
Italian cuisine is world famous and very popular in Russia, but few know that the birthplace of pasta and pizza is famous not only for these two inventions. For those who are going to spend a holiday in Italy, Tripadvice have prepared a short guide to the most popular Italian dishes. Today we present the first part appetizers, soups and entrees.
1. Antipasti (antipasti)
Literally translated as “what is served before the pasta,” that is snacks. This cold appetizers of seafood, meat (often served thinly sliced ham and sausage), poultry, vegetables.
2. Caprese salad (caprese)
Named after the island of Capri and is one of the most famous Italian dishes. A very Patriotic dish, a variety of antipasti, where each ingredient is – tomatoes, mozzarella and Basil – represents one of the colors of the Italian flag.
3. Carpaccio (carpaccio)
Carpaccio is thin slices of raw meat or fish, marinated in lemon juice and olive oil. It is usually served with flakes of fresh Parmesan. Continue reading
What I like to eat in different countries? Surprising results of a survey of the world’s most popular recipes. On the first places of the European cooking school, and almost exclusively Asian dishes.
Ask any European, more or less familiar with the national cuisines of several countries of the world, which one is the best, and the most likely answer: French. Well, if he’s not Italian, not a Spaniard or Greek, of course. However, developed more recently by the Agency CNN a rating of fifty the world’s most beloved dishes of the evidence of the other taste – the ten best, according to 35-thousand people participated in the survey, has not included any French dish. So, what has changed in our time is culinary fashion?
In the top 10 were several dishes of Thailand. For some it may seem strange, but only not for those who had the opportunity to try the masterpieces of Thai cuisine and, most importantly, to compare them with the top dishes of other national cuisines. But the palm went to Indonesia. Moreover, twice. Yes, imagine that! Continue reading