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
the influence of the neighboring Continue reading
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
1 chicken leg quarter,
200 gr. mushrooms,
50 gr. cheese,
1/2 tbsp vegetable oil, onion, greens, mayonnaise.
The first thing you need to cook the chicken. Sauté mushrooms in a little vegetable oil with onions and herbs. Season with ground black pepper – to your taste (some like spicier, some Vice versa).
Then all finely chop.
Then the most important thing. Place on a flat dish layers: mushrooms, one egg, chicken meat, one egg and the protein grated cheese. Each layer promazhte mayonnaise. Sprinkle cheese on top. It turns out the hill, covered in cheese.
On the “top” make your nest among the meat fibers (if to take on the decoration of the beef or ham, you get more contrast). From the egg yolk, cheese, mayonnaise and parsley make “eggs” and put it in the slot. Final touch – decorate with greens.
Salad recipe “classic van”
Pork – 100 g
Cheese – 100 g
Cucumber – 1 PCs
Egg – 2 PCs
Mayonnaise – 50 g
Salt – to taste
The meat for this salad you need to take vegetable – roast it for five to six minutes on high heat. Cut into strips Continue reading