How to make HARDTACK



•3 cups of flour

•2 cups of water

•2 teaspoons of salt

Voyagers have been creating biscuits that can be preserved since ancient times, but long-life rations really came into their own during the 15th century, when they were the primary foodstuff of explorers — although they often became contaminated with mould and insects! Hardtack remained popular until steam power superseded the age of sail.


01 Preheat the oven to gas mark 5/190 degrees Celsius/375 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare a flat baking tray or cookie sheet, but do not grease it.

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Culinary traditions.

Russian autumn is rich in tradition, for the most part they are connected with the harvest.

We invite you to remember the old parties and prepare a feast for each of them.

So, on September 1 — Thekla Svekolnitsa. From that day began to harvest the beets, «Kohl came Thekla — rush to dig beets.» In the world of beets has been known for over 2,000 years, and in Russia it has long consumed. The food came, and the leaves and roots: from the tops cooked cold beet soup and hot beetroot soup, the winter beet kvass and then

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Indian guests

Handa Indus -davny each magazine. It is in our cooking school master classes in Indian cooking. Indus often coming to Moscow and always brings us great recipes and ideas.

When the Indus arrived in Moscow for the first time after her husband, the yard was in 1990. The result was a real wife of the Decembrists. Counters pristine empty. Vodka coupons. Queues even for bread. Initially Indus confused, but not for long. Quickly organized a «humanitarian assistance.» All friends traveling from India to the Soviet Union, were taken with food: flour, lentils, sugar, rice, spices and even fresh vegetables.

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Pastries and desserts.



Ice cream — 0.5 kg

Nuts (hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews) — 100 g

Berry any — 5 pcs. For decoration

For the wafers:

Sugar — 150 g

Flour — 100 g

Margarine — 100 g

Eggs — 2 large

For the chocolate glaze:

Sugar — 2 tbsp. l.

Cacao — 1 tbsp. l. with slide

Sour cream 20% — 1 tbsp. l. with slide

Butter — 15 g

5 portions, 30 minutes


1 Beat eggs with sugar. Add melted but not boiling margarine and sifted flour. Bake the waffles in a conventional «Soviet» elektrovafelnitse. Several wafers

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1 figotovlenie puff pastry

Puff pastry during baking increases in volume, partitioned into multiple layers of the finest crispy.

A Mash 25g butter knife with a rounded blade. Sift the flour in a bowl with salt, add the mashed butter into small pieces and rub with your fingers.

r Stir the water with the lemon juice and pour two thirds of the powdery crumb. Stir with a knife, a spatula, gradually pouring the remaining water, — you get a soft dough. On a lightly floured surface pripylennoy Gather dough into a circle, make an incision in the center of the cross with a

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In Belarus, there is no justice to pensioners absolutely

Lady: "Deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on 1 October of 2007 raised the basic pension value of all categories from 1 200 to 1800 rubles. I wish that Lukashenko, and other similar Gaiduchevici deputies saw that not all pensioners added Percentage and in rubles. It turns out that in Russia the government is busy on their own all the elderly are equally and means fair. In Belarus, there is no justice for retired completely. Pension amount determined solely by the accumulated experience, earnings and benefits. "Constant listener: "Some guys are fighting for the fact that Dzerzhinsky

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Ukraine exported a record amount of flour

At the end of the 1st quarter of 2013 exports of flour from Ukraine in terms of money is $ 20.6 million, which is two and a half times more than last year 

In the 1st quarter of 2013 from Ukraine exported wheat flour in two and a half times more than last year in terms of money. Thus, over the period of the last year, Ukraine supplied to foreign markets these products in the amount of $ 8.2 million, while the current figure is $ 20.6 million, reported the Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club".

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Playing in the kitchen!

Oh, how to do everything? .. It is necessary to cook dinner, do the cleaning, and the child would be nice to work out something interesting. But what if you combine housework and developmental activities? You think it is impossible? We assure you it is not so! In the kitchen there is always lots of important things for a child of any age.

From 3 to 12 months

At this age, the baby will be a pleasure to watch her mother sitting in a high chair or chaise lounge chair. Comment on their actions — now we dishwater

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The book of recipes from the almond flour from Elana Amsterdam

The book of recipes from the almond flour from Elana Amsterdam Guide presents

Guide to choosing eco-gifts 2012-2013 ' 2 '  

Approximately 5-6% of Americans (18 million) suffer from gluten sensitivity. Similar problems exist in people around the world. It may happen that someone s your friends also have a similar problem. Then a great gift for them will be a collection of recipes from the almond flour, which contains no gluten (gluten), available in wheat and causing some people have problems with the gastrointestinal tract. Use almond flour instead of the usual guarantees you not only

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In China, again expensive selskohozproduktsiya

Beijing, January 28. From 17 to 23 January 2011 in China again recorded higher prices for agricultural products. These are the data of the Ministry of Commerce.

Last week, the average wholesale price of 18 kinds of vegetables in China grew by 12.6%. Growth rates were 6.5 percentage points higher than the previous week. In particular, pepper, cucumber value rose by more than 10%.

Analysts tend to associate with a rise in extreme weather events in the south, where the cyclone brought cold snap and heavy snowfall. This has a negative impact on the production and transportation of vegetables

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