In supermarkets and markets to purchase cinnamon in the form of twisted sticks or in powder form. The main requirement when choosing spices – it should be fresh and have a distinct aroma. Store cinnamon need in a dark place, preferably in a glass container with a tightly fitting lid. Shelf life cinnamon sticks – about one year, and powdered spices – up to 6 months.
There is another trick used by many suppliers of spices – bulk cinnamon in our markets are fake. This is the bark of the Chinese cinnamon tree or
Cassia. Cassia and cinnamon have similar properties, but scientists have proved that it is in Ceylon cinnamon is more useful substances.
Benefit to slimming
The main advantage of cinnamon in weight loss is its ability to regulate Continue reading
Green tea, like other teas derived from the tea tree ( tea or Camellia sinensis ), which is a plant of the genus Camellia of the Tea. The name “Camellia sinensis” you can make the right conclusion that the first tea Bush was cultivated in China. From there he went to Japan, the Dutch then brought him to the island of Java, the British brought in the Himalayas. After that tea has spread in India, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Indonesia, and South America.
The difference between green tea more popular his black “brother” is in the handling of the tea leaves. Let’s talk more about how to make green tea.
Technology of production of green tea
Technology of production of green tea consists of the following stages: fixation (steaming), Curling, drying and sorting.
Fixation Continue reading
White tea is considered the best variation among different varieties, it’s no wonder the cost is so high, because it is rich in nutrients and vitamins (A, group B, PP, C, P) that make it so useful for our body.
Collection white tea is produced only in spring and only in China in the mountainous areas of the province of Fujian. Procedures for collecting and processing of white tea are made according to strict rules. For example, following the rules, picking tea leaves can only be done in the morning time period from five to nine hours, while the collector also provides for certain rules. In particular, they are forbidden to include in your daily diet garlic, spices, onions, alcohol and any other compounds with strong
odors that can spoil the aroma of the tea leaves.
To collection subject only the top one or two leaves, which are further subjected to a steam treatment in a minute, and then drying, and no twisting, as a result tea brew has the appearance Continue reading