Mint julep is one of the oldest and most famous cocktails. It is not clear when it was precisely mixed for the first time, but it is reliably known that in the very early years of the 19th century, American gentlemen were already drinking it in the mornings at breakfast.
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This is an American cocktail, his homeland – the southern states. To imagine the atmosphere with which the mint julep is historically associated, remember the film “Gone With the Wind”, which is played by Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. Rich south, cotton plantations, manors, heat. It was these gentlemen – owners of cotton fields – that the ice julep cooled and refreshed. Continue reading
While preparing food, many housewives do not even think about when and how people learned about certain ingredients, products, or how they invented the necessary kitchen tools. In this article you will find interesting facts from the world of cooking, which you may be surprised a lot.
The nutmeg tree is the only tree that actually produces two kinds of spices: nutmeg (the nut that many of us are familiar with) and the less well-known mace – dried prismyanik bright red color. Matsis or nutmeg became very popular in the 18th century, when it began to be added as a spice to meat dishes, and it is also the main ingredient of the French traditional white sauce when it is soaked with onions in hot milk and then added to milk flour and butter. Continue reading
Do you like to cook, experiment, create culinary masterpieces? You know well how to “make people tasty”, or do you want to learn it? Then the profession of a cook for you. This is an interesting profession that gives plenty of imagination and allows the cook to show their creative abilities, but at the same time it is not easy: in some organizations it is required to work 12 hours a day, 2-3 days in a row.
Let’s see what personal qualities are necessary for those who want to become a master in the field of cooking, what are the prospects for career growth, where you can learn this profession, what is included in the work duties of cooks. Continue reading