COFFEE FROM the ROOTS of DANDELION FIELD Criteria.
Basic pharmaceutical part of the dandelion are its roots, in which up to 40% inulin, up to 20% proteins, 15% sugar, organic acids, vitamins C, B2, P, iron, potassium, manganese, phosphorotrithioate compounds, sterols, Niacin, choline, wax, flavonoids, tannins.
For pharmaceutical purposes the roots of dandelion collect ranessa spring or late autumn, because summer roots exhausted flowering plants and enthusiasm in the pharmaceutical plan does not represent.
Coffee or rather — a drink made from the roots of dandelion can be prepared all year round, from new, only dug — in spring, summer and autumn or in advance of collected and dried in winter.
The process of making coffee from dandelion roots are very simple and not astavita to do even in bespretsedentnyh field criteria. For making one Cup of coffee completely enough roots 2-3 large dandelions.
Immediately pull the dandelion root will not work, he (or most of it) will come off and remains in the earth, because it must be podkapyvanii, this will produce a stick-digger.
The roots of large oduvanchiki the width of a pencil, the thicker will be the root, the "thick" get a drink. Next cut the root from the stem, well dioceses from the ground, washed (when lack of water this feature you can skip) and cut with a knife on kuskie 1-1 .5 see
Dry container with cooked roots set on fire and keeping them fry. In the process of cooking the roots need to constantly stir so that they do not "stuck" the plates and burnt, the dishes later will be hard to wash, and burnt the roots will give the finished drink the bitter taste.
When the roots are removed unnecessary moisture, they permanet hiss from them will appear."savory" the smell and they will become dark-brown — roasting process can be considered completed.
Cooked roots thrown into the cool water and bring it to a boil. After the start of boiling the roots, previously floating on the surface, sink to the bottom, and the drink becomes brown (coffee) color.
Remove from the heat and give the drink will infuse for 4-5 minutes. All the coffee from the roots of dandelions ready. The specific taste, a little sweet, something reminiscent of coffee beverage from chicory.
Even dandelions is used for making different salads, agentivity plants variante and delawie, and opened flowers prepare "dovnikovic honey". Dandelions, as well as other herbs, it is not recommended to collect within the precincts of the town and near roads.