American cuisine

Easter Food. What Dishes to Serve for Easter

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easter avaEaster is a holiday beloved by children in many countries because Easter food and events are funny, interesting and nice. This holiday means Easter rabbit (bunny), Easter eggs, delicious meat dishes, Easter candies, Easter parades and so on. That's why not only orthodox Christians celebrate it, but different people all around the world also do. They cook Easter dinner, invite friends for barbeque, organize competitions for children and go for a picnic. Also many countries have their own traditional Easter food.

5 Best Ideas for Halloween Party Table

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halloween avaHalloween is one of the favourite American holidays. Its atmosphere is exciting and fascinating. People decorate their houses with various Halloween stuff. We offer you some ideas and tips that will help you to decorate the Halloween party table as well. Try to serve not boring ordinary dishes for the party, but to make your table really Halloween-style.

Hawaiian Cuisine. Local Foods and Dishes in Hawaii

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hawaiian-food avaThe cuisine of Hawaiian islands is very different to US mainland. It has its own peculiarities: locals cook and eat fresh vegetables and fruit, freshly caught seafood, and fresh meat of farmed and wild animals. Very often Hawaiians eat raw food, because it's cheap and easy to get. Main dishes in Hawaii usually include garnish, meat or fish and pickles or fresh vegetables. A lot of dishes were brought to Hawaii from different other cuisines and cultures, like Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese and so on. If you're visiting Hawaiian islands, you're ought to try local food.

Top-5 Favourite American Dishes. Top-5 Popular Desserts in US

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california-burger avaTraditional American cuisine is not very healthy, though it's rather delicious. Mostly we like meat and sweets. Of course, it can be harmful for our health – all those burgers, French fries and pizzas, – but it still is a tradition for us to eat hot dogs on the 4th of July or grill steaks at barbeques. And we respect our traditions. If to talk about dessert traditions in US, it has to be chocolate. All the most popular desserts contain chocolate – it's our weakness, our curse if you like. But it's so damn good.

Sauce in World Cuisine: Easy Sauces, Classic Sauces, Piquant Sauces

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sauces cSauce is a very important part of the world cuisine. You can find traditional sauces in almost every cuisine, because they add flavour, moisture to the food, make it look more appetizing and taste more savory. Sauces are not served as a separate dish, they are always used with another food – in the process of cooking or to serve. Sauces can be liquid, creaming or semi-solid, depending on ingredients and main dishes.

Top-5 Useful Salad Tips and Tricks

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salad cSalad is a mix of different ingredients, including raw or boiled vegetables, fruit, meat, seafood, cereals etc. In most cases salad has a dressing which you can buy or make by yourself. Also spices and herbs are very important ingredient of salads. Here are some salad tips and recipes that will help you to cook a perfect salad.

Top-10 Piquant Seafood Recipes

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seafood cRecipes with seafood are not only tasty but also dietary and healthy. Eating seafood at least 2-3 times a week helps us feel better, loose weight and get lots of needed nutrients. Many people stopped eating meat, they use seafood and vegetables instead. And they get all nutrients from such food. But for those who still eat meat and animal products seafood is also very valuable and necessary food. Use fish and shellfish in your meals and you'll observe great improvement of health.

Vegetarian diets and dishes

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veggie heart cVegetarianism is a special plant-based diet. A lot of people all around the world are vegetarians and vegans. They eat fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds. Also veggie products are quorn (mock meat mycoprotein produced in the United Kingdom and Ireland), soya beans, tofu (it is made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks), vecon (nutritious and versatile, gluten free vegetable stock with vitamins and iron) etc. But you don't have to use those products to cook veggie dishes – all of us from time to time eat vegetarian dishes.

What Food should Be on the Table on Thanksgiving Day

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Thanksgiving-Day_avaThanksgiving Day is a nice family festival celebrated in United States, Canada and several other countries. In Canada it is celebrated on the second Monday of October, in US – on the fourth Thursday of November. This holiday has a very long tradition. The main attributes of Thanksgiving Day are: special food, family parties, Thanksgiving gifts, songs and jokes and so on.

Home Brewing. The fermentation

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fermentation_cWhen the wort has been collected in the fermentation vessel, and cool, it will be necessary to dilute it down to the proper original gravity by topping up the fermentation vessel with water until the desired gravity is reached. The higher the original gravity of the wort, the higher will be the strength and body of the finished beer. Any recipe can be adjusted to provide a stronger or weaker version of the same beer by either using more or less ingredients, or by topping up the fermentation vessel with more or less water as appropriate.

Desserts Is Obligatory Part of Every Party

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desserts_cAlmost everyone likes desserts – different cakes, jellies, pies, cookies, fruit dishes, ice cream and so on. If you're making a party don't forget about a dessert. But you should know some peculiarities of serving sweet dishes. For example, what wine to serve to fruits and sweets, how to decorate different dishes and the table, what problems you can face while cooking desserts and so on. Also we offer you several nice recipes of delicious sweet dishes.

Cheese Board. How to Serve Cheese

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Cheese-Board_cCheese is a very popular appetizer. Lots of people like it. But it can be rather difficult to serve it right and to choose the right type of cheese. For example: what cheese to serve to white and to red wine, what cheese dishes to present to the guests, how to make a beautiful and delicious cheese board and so on. Also we offer you several interesting and delicate recipes of cheese dishes.

The One Day Juicing Plan. How Much Juice to Drink to Be Healthy

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juicing-plan_cHere's an every day plan of drinking juices. You should remember that we can't drink much juices, because we have a day norm of juice. If you drink as much juice as you physically can it could be harmful for your health. That's why we offer you a special plan for juicing: how much to drink when you wake up, when having breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper and before going asleep.

What Dishes to Cook for Christmas Dinner

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christmas_dinner_cChristmas is a very nice holiday celebrated in many countries. But the date of Christmas Eve is different for some countries. For example, in the US, Canada, Britain and other Western and Northern European countries Christmas Day is celebrated on 25th of December. But in Eastern Europe New Year comes on 31th of December, 6 days later.

Fast and Light Salads: Eat Delicious Even When You're on Diet

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saladAlthough it's tempting to buy a convenience food that you can heat up for a quick light meal, it is just as easy to prepare a meal yourself. All the stunning recipes in this section are very simple and are either Sin-free or relatively low in Sins. Although they are light, they will fill you up and you are guaranteed not to feel hungry afterwards. Salads are among the most light, easy and delicious meals.

Packed Lunches: Sandwiches, Appetizers, Salads and Soups

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sandwichYou can easily pack up a slimming, healthy lunch and take it to work with you, whether it's a crisp, crunchy salad, some sandwiches or even some hot soup in a vacuum flask. They can all be prepared in advance, either the night before or in the morning before you leave home. With one of our delicious packed lunches, you won't succumb to hunger pangs and be tempted to visit the local sandwich bar or fast food restaurant.

Serve Egg Dishes only with The Right Partners

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eggs_cThe experts tell us that wine and egg dishes do not go well together; so if you wish to be a fairly high-flown gastronomic expert, you will be correct in omitting any wine with the above dish. Conversely the average Frenchman will eat an omelette with a crust of bread and wash both down with copious draughts of well chilled vin rose. Therefore, on a less hairsplitting level and if serving Tchina as an hors d'oeuvre, you can start with this very humble wine and drink it throughout the meal thereafter, or follow it with more serious table wines to suit subsequent courses.

How to Serve Fish. Refined Dishes with Fish

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Fish_cWhen you’re giving a dinner party it often good to serve fish because not all people eat meat (there are many vegetarians in the whole world nowadays). So, fish is a nice product and you can cook lots of dishes with it. We offer you just a few interesting and refined dishes from our collection: Casserolettes de sole, Crepes bon viveur. And also here are some advice for you.

Hors D'oeuvre. We Offer You Some Interesting Recipes of Appetizers

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Hors-Doeuvre_avaUsually when you invite friends for a dinner party and if you want to do everything right, the best way to begin a party is to serve appetizers. Hors d'oeuvre (appetizers) are food items served before the main courses of a meal. They must be small, delicious and extraordinar. People love such dishes before dinner.

Pumpkin soup can increase your sexual performance (FONDO DEL SOL)

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pump1_cPumpkin's healing properties have been known for a long time. It is traditionally used for treating, for example, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol level, sexual inadequacy and cancer. This is a wonderful soup for the autumn: rich, golden and warming, and named after the 'heart of the sun' in its native South America.

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