There were times when, for us, unusual specialties were pizza and rolls. In the kitchens of various countries and peoples you can find many more exotic dishes that will impress if not taste, then our imagination.Although, for those countries where they were invented, it is quite normal food, even a delicacy.
What can offer hospitable hosts from the “special dishes”?
1.Sandwich with fried brains
The birthplace of the fried brain sandwich is Indiana (USA). Classically, the delicacy prepared from cow brains. Recently bovine brain was replaced by pork.
2. Rocky mountain oysters (bull testicles)
Rocky mountain oysters they’re bull testicles, they’re calf fries, Prairie oysters, cowboy caviar, and Montana tenderloin. Actually, the dish has so many names it’s the testicles of a young bull, which are removed in the process of branding a calf, the bull was less aggressive and grow more fat.
After removal, the eggs soaked in water, washed, cleaned and fried in batter. In some regions of the American West and Canada, where farmers have been breeding cattle, are special festivals dedicated to the culinary treatment of the testicles of a young steer. Those who have tried it assert that delicious delicacy. Continue reading
What to try in China?
Cuisine of China – a special part of the culture of the state, which, undoubtedly, will be appreciated by the lovers of cooking. The national dish of China excite its originality, great taste, variety and unconventional design.
Chinese culinary history combines a variety of dishes typical for different regions of China, sometimes located in very different climatic conditions. The climate determines and culinary traditions, and a set of products that provides a variety choice of food. Almost all provinces offer their own unique delights, but conventionally China easier be divided into four major culinary regions: Beijing, Sichuan, Shanghai and Canton.
We present some of the most popular dishes that can be enjoyed in this amazing country:
Pork in sweet and sour sauce
Perhaps this dish is supposed to lead the list of the most famous dishes of China. It perfectly combines sour and sweet, and because before that dish well, no way to resist. Piquant taste of the dish gets its original, rich components of the sauce. Continue reading
Shepherd’s pie (Shepherd’s Pie) is a traditional English dish. However, for their ease of preparation, availability of products and wonderful taste, it became popular in countries such as USA, Australia, New Zealand (where it is called “rural pie” (cottage pie)).
A classic recipe using mutton. But today, many cooked pie of ground beef. Essentially, shepherd’s pie is a casserole, which consists of two layers: ground beef, with added vegetables and mashed potatoes.
Ingredients for pie Shepherd’s Pie:
500 gr of ground beef
1 large onion
1 Cup peas (you can use any vegetables, like beans, corn, etc.)
1/2 Cup beef broth
700 grams potatoes (about 3 potatoes of its size)
butter for cooking meat and mashed potatoes
milk 1/4 Cup (mashed)
salt, pepper to taste Continue reading