These products have been created during the war

• These products have been created during the war

It is surprising, but all of the products in question in this article came into being as a result of military operations:

1. surströmming (Canned pickled herring)

These products have been created during the war

The name of this dish can inadvertently be associated with some some chemical weapons of the Third Reich. This Swedish delicacy was invented during the war.

In the 16th century during the reign of the Swedish king Gustav Vasa salt was its weight in gold. Situation is complicated by the protracted war with the Germans, during which the "white death" was not found. In this regard, the Swedes began to pickle herring with a smaller amount of salt which disrupts the normal process of its preservation.

The soured fish bred bacteria - galoanaerobiumy that barrel saturated with carbon dioxide and propionic acid. However, fish is not spoiled because of a gaseous medium.

And now the herring, which is characterized by a sharp, unpleasant smell and looks like a moldy stuff, but such is not formally - the national food in Sweden.

2. Mayonnaise

These products have been created during the war

As a result, the brilliant military operation in 1756 on one of the Balearic Islands - Minorca - the British were defeated at the head of the French army under the command of Marshal Louis François Armand du Plessis de Richelieu. It is clear that such a brave soldier loved delicious and hearty meal. However, to deliver food supplies from the mainland by sea was very problematic.

Richelieu, for all his love of French cuisine had to pry recipes from local chefs. In addition to numerous local dishes Richelieu recorded and soon brought back to France the secret of making "maonskogo sauce", made from olive oil and eggs and named after a local town Mayon.

Thus, according to one version, and there was mayonnaise.

3. Kissel

These products have been created during the war

When the Pechenegs besieged Belgorod, in the court stood the tenth century - and let AD, but still.

Products ordered online is not possible, so the inhabitants of the besieged city decided to surrender to the invaders.

According to the "Tale of Bygone Years" one elder banned starving people to surrender to the enemy, and ordered them to dig two wells. In the first well, he ordered to put kad with mash, "on what the pudding is cooked," and the second - honey "syt".

When the city invited the Pechenegs, they saw that the besieged eaten straight from the wells.

Here Petchenegs realized that their plan has failed to take the city into submission, t. To. The people feed the earth itself, and they are turned away.

4. Marzipan

These products have been created during the war

For the first time, this mixture of crushed almonds and powdered sugar mentioned in the book of fairy tales "Thousand and One Nights", where she worked, but to no avail, eaten as an aphrodisiac. However, its name and fame marzipan gained in Europe through the Turks.

Several cities, including Palermo and Toledo, competed for the right to say what they at one time famously ruffled the Turkish army, which is why traditional ritual to prepare treats for Easter and other holidays was not anything else.

Luckily there was one craftsman (or more), which he had ascertained from the Turks the secret of making "wonderful charm" of cheap almonds. Thus was born the "Marci Panis" or bread brand - marzipan.