A few words about tarragon February 20, 2014 at 9:20 am
Tarragon or tarragon - plant of the genus Artemisia , a spice commonly used in cooking meat dishes, in canning and pickling . Has a spicy aroma and taste. There are varieties of tarragon salad , found in Central Asia and the Caucasus , and aromatic - they are grown in the Ukraine and Moldova.
The composition of plant leaves allows him to prevent the growth of bacteria. Therefore, the workpiece with tarragon perpetuate taste, color and smell of vegetables, make them stronger. In the form of a dry powder stored for a long time spice in a closed container and is used as a seasoning .
In fresh tarragon added pickling cucumbers and tomatoes in , various marinades, in sauerkraut, soaked pears and apples. Finely chop the leaves and use in any salads, meat dishes and light sauces. Tasty dish of stewed carrots obtained with tarragon , added to the end before start . Can not do without him, and lemon sauce, served with boiled eggs . Tarragon - a mandatory component of the Tartar sauce , a perfect place to fish and cold baked pork.
Tarragon - favorite product dietary cooking , such as dill and parsley . He's good with any meal : omelets , steaks and chops , boiled zucchini, cauliflower with gherkins or ham with apples .
This condiment love Italian, Spanish and Greek chef. It is part of a salad «nicejskiego», fish- vegetable stew and complements dishes of chicken in white wine . In Hungarian cuisine tarragon added to bigos , potatoes , soups , lamb , fish , green beans and game. Azerbaijani cuisine rice pilaf is prepared in a special way , using tarragon . Add it and the Kazakh traditional manti .
With tarragon flavored liquors and wines . If the bundle branches plants dried or fresh , put in a jar with vodka, in a few weeks, he will give it a spicy aroma and special taste . From it is prepared and known for its refreshing properties "Tarragon ". In France, of tarragon vinegar make custom , which is charged with salted fish . This vinegar is suitable for canning and dishes with mushrooms, tomatoes , meat ( lamb and veal ) , asparagus , beans , crab and cauliflower.
Great drink with tarragon can cook yourself . For this purpose the green beam (approximately 100 grams per liter of water ) should be crushed in a blender , or a knife , to add the lemon juice ( lemon not more than 0.5 ) of about 3 tbsp. spoons of sugar , cover with cold water , soda can , and leave for a day in a cool place .
Now lemonade ready , we can only drain. And he will not let this emerald color as the purchase , but will be completely natural and helpful , with lovely refreshing properties .
Has long been believed that cures scurvy tarragon , cleanses the blood , has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect , improves appetite , relieves stomach cramps and improves digestion . In India, the Raja took decoction of tarragon . Carotene and vitamin C as part of tarragon give strength and courage . Spice soothes and improves sleep, used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases .