Salad With Lemon Juice
Aug27

Salad With Lemon Juice

During the 1600s many people in England developed a dislike of fresh, uncooked vegetables. They thought that if the vegetables were not cooked they were no better than food for animals. The cucumber gained the nickname of “cowcumber” and even when fresh vegetables regained popularity the cucumber remained unpopular for some time because of the unfortunate nickname. While cucumbers have been cultivated for thousands of years, they were...

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Beets And Garlic Salad
Aug21

Beets And Garlic Salad

Beetroot was offered to Apollo in his temple at Delphi, where it was reckoned to be worth its own weight in silver! The Romans began to cultivate it in earnest, and early recipes included cooking it with honey and wine. Apicius, the renowned Roman gourmet, included beetroot in recipes for broths and even recommended making it into a salad with a dressing of mustard, oil and vinegar in his book ‘The Art of Cooking’. In early times, the...

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Melon And Shrimp Salad
Aug19

Melon And Shrimp Salad

Ingredients: Melon Cucumber Shrimp Crabmeat Basil Cream Wash the melon. Cut melon into two halves and remove seeds with a spoon. Make the half a melon into a cup. Cut the melon pulp into small pieces. Remove the skin from the cucumber.  And cut cucumber into small pieces. Add the 1/2 tablespoon of salt to the water. Boil the shrimp for 5 minutes. Then clean shrimp from the shell. And cut the shrimp into small pieces. Mix all...

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Russian Rassolnik Soup Recipe
Aug17

Russian Rassolnik Soup Recipe

To ensure that rassolnik had a gentle, moderately acidic and moderately salty taste, you need a certain set of ingredients: the right balance of the acidic components (cucumbers and brine) and neutral (cereals and root vegetables). Brine was diluted, boiled separately and then introduced into the broth in small portions while tasting. Besides cereals, potatoes, carrots and turnips, in rassolnik you also put spices.Source:...

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Pickled Cucumbers Salad
Aug17

Pickled Cucumbers Salad

Cucumber is a popular cultivated plant in the gourd family Cucurbitaceae that managed to captivate our attention from the moment it appeared in ancient India. Since that pivotal moment over 4000 years ago, cucumber was spread beyond Indian borders, moved through Ancient Greece, Rome, Europe, New World, China, and eventually becoming fourth most widely cultivate vegetable in the world. This journey was filed with golden periods when...

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