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
Traditionally, the salad is a mixture of ingredients, season with any suitable dressing. Already in Ancient Rome it was customary to treat guests with mixtures of different products. Today, salad recipes are probably among the most popular. For good reason, because they are prepared quickly without requiring special skills. It is difficult to imagine any meal without these “old-timer” of the table. Many of them became characters of various festivals. For example easy holiday salads such as “Olivier” and herring under a fur coat became a constant attribute of Christmas feast. There are also salads for a birthday, as a rule, distinct, extraordinary taste and a complex recipe. But the usual dishes are very popular on the official date, because tasty salads is not so difficult. That’s why special love the most are quick to prepare dishes, as they say – on a deadline. They are prepared regardless of the day or event. We should also mention the value of images. The salad with always stood apart in the galaxy of endlessly presents guides to action. This is understandable, because immediately help to find the answer to the question how to cook a particular dish, even without delving too deeply into the text component.
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