Sunday, October 24, 2010

How to cook Orange Chicken

Servings: 8 to 10

6 chicken pieces
2 ½ cup orange juice
½ cup water
¼ tsp grated ginger
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tbsp oil
Salt and pepper

1. Remove skin from chicken and bone if possible.
Dissolve cornstarch in ½ cup water.

2. Heat oil in a skillet, fry chicken until cooked.

3. Incorporate orange juice, the grated ginger and brown sugar, move so that the latter is dissolved.

4. When the juice begins to bubble add the cornstarch and stir to avoid lumps. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat and simmer a little longer until the sauce thickens.

5. Serve with boiled rice grains and potatoes.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

How to cook Tiramisu , delicious dessert


Servings: 10

48 biscuits
1 cup hot water
2 tsp instant coffee
5 tsp sugar
1 ounce rum

1 package cream cheese
1 can condensed milk
3 egg yolks
2 tsp gelatine dissolved
1 cup whipped cream

1. Dissolve coffee in water, add sugar and rum. Bring the fire and let it reduce until it forms a light syrup. Insert biscuits into the syrup should be moist not soggy.
2. Beat cream cheese and condensed milk. Then add the beaten yolks and diluted gelatine. Finally, add the whipped cream frosting and mix point in surrounding form.
3. Arrange biscuits in a rectangular baking dish, put some cream on top, passing a spatula to avoid lumps. Placing more biscuits and add the remaining cream.
4. 4. Espolvorear cocoa en polvo y refrigerar por dos horas. Sprinkle cocoa powder and refrigerate for two hours.


Wednesday, October 6, 2010

"Eating a lie? Experiment shows advertising versus reality

"Eating a lie? Experiment shows advertising versus reality

TV ads, discount coupons or large photographs on the walls of the local fast food images come to our sight with "makeup"

Daily we are bombarded by advertising from the big chain fast food where Ads promote juicy hamburgers or chicken pieces.

Tired of these images do not match real life, the author of the blog Alphaila launched a unique experiment: photographed in his studio several fast food options and compared them with advertising images.

"I made some shots in the style of advertising posters that tried to mimic the light and the angle at which were photographed," says Dario.

As you can see, the results of their analysis are striking. For example,in real life, the abundance of ingredients of tacos and hamburgers is quite smaller than that shown in the promotional shot.

In addition, the blog author expressed his bewilderment in front of the attitudes of consumers who do not complain about the true appearance of the food they serve although they are surrounded by pictures that show something better. Simply accepted as such they are delivered
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