Cuisine Of Belarus
Belarusian national cuisine has evolved over centuries. Belarusian culinary traditions is a mix of simple recipes and refined dishes of the nobility, an extensive use of local ingredients, unusual cooking methods.
Old Belarusian recipes have survived to the present day, and the interest in them among the guests of the country grows.
In restaurants with national color you will find not only people’s kitchen . but fine dining . which was served in the residences of the Belarusian magnates .
To try national cuisine and rural tourism estates . where to prepare dishes which are often common in only one area – use only fresh farm products.
Here they bake bread according to old recipes and technologies, prepare homemade meat delicacies . cheeses from cow’s or goat’s milk, and sweets made of honey, apples and cranberries.
In the home kitchen of Belarusians national dishes. Among the most beloved – and machanka Vereshchaka . homemade sausage, pancakes. sorcerers, dumplings, potato pancakes, cold beetroot soup from sorrel, mushroom soup…
Old Belarusian cuisine
Belarusian cuisine was formed under the influence of two main factors:
active farming and extensive use of local ingredients
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Appetizers and salads
The word snack comes to us from the French language and means a meal served before the main courses either intended for a quick light snack. Snacks often go together with aperitifs, alcoholic drink designed to whet our appetite. And last, beautifully presented meals whets the appetite, but also decorate the holiday table, bring variety to our menu. Provide cold and hot snacks . Snacks are usually a variety of salads, vinaigrettes, jellied dishes, pates, jellies. Snacks can be fish, meat, vegetable, mixed. It can be boiled meat, various pickles, pickles, cheese and cold cuts, canned goods and more.
The art of cooking appetizers is to cold snacks were cooled to 8 or 10 degrees, and salads salted just before serving. In the cooking process is not recommended to mix warm and refrigerated products. Special attention should be paid to the process of decorating snacks. You can use unusual shapes and bright colors – curly sliced carrot, appetizing bright slices of tomatoes and cucumbers, cheese curls, bunches of parsley and dill, etc. All decorations must be placed so that they do not cover and do not cover the primary component of meals. Of course, this does not apply to the salads, where all mixed up and can not understand what is the main. In General, Continue reading
Recipes of meat dishes
butter – 1/2 tsp.;
flour – 1/2 tsp.;
low-fat broth – 50 g;
onion, salt to taste.
Boil 50 grams of meat clean from the tapes, oil and mince. In a saucepan, melt butter 1/2 teaspoon (5 g), bring to the boil, simmered it is not a large slice of onion, then meat, sprinkle everything with flour (1/2 teaspoon), stir well, add a little low-fat broth, salt, cover and simmer in the oven. Ready, the stew should be wiped through a sieve and add 3 g of butter.
Note to parents: minced meat you can give the child a bun in the form of a sandwich, porridge, vegetable puree, or add to the broth.
80 g beef or calf’s liver well washed with hot water, remove the bone and remove the membranes. At the bottom of the pan to pour cold water and add the liver, simmer until soft on a low flame or on a steam bath in a pot of boiling water you need to put the pan with the liver. Ready mild liver skip through Mincer, then RUB through a sieve. The broth in which it was stewed liver need to filter through a cheesecloth and pour the pureed liver. Ready liver puree 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) of butter and salt to taste.
liver(veal, beef) – 200 g;
creamy Continue reading