About exotic cuisine, which dares to try not everyone is a foodie, we have already mentioned. Looks like it’s time to complement this list. Moreover, if the last time fried locusts could cause salivation among many, of today’s dishes for a true connoisseur, so if you have lunch or dinner, it is better to postpone the reading of the top for later.
Let’s start with the “Balut”. It is an Eastern dish of eggs, almost out of eggs. In the East generally like to use this product in all sorts of exotic species that the Europeans never dreamed of, in the tea stand, in the limestone. “Balut” is the embryo of a duckling who grew up in the egg. First, eggs are loaded in a special room in the form of the incubator where the eggs Mature until the Chicks won’t appear plumage. And then the delicacy is cooked in water and eat the contents. In Cambodia and Vietnam, this dish is considered a delicacy, Oh, no defenders of nature!
Another dish of Turkic origin, called “Pacha” . it may well be delicious, if you throw some preconceptions. It’s just boiled lamb’s head, cut up the head of the family. Unless someone can scare appearance. By the way, don’t be alarmed if the dish with a similar name will prompt you where nibud Turkey, there is “Pacha”, the same thing that “Hush”, that is, to brew a certain type of meat, like warm jelly and it’s not necessary that this meat will be the head. Continue reading
Going on vacation to exotic destinations, we strive to try local cuisine, unusual dishes and overseas products. It is important to remember that even quite edible dishes of local origin can be unusual for our stomachs and cause trouble with health.
What exotic food is better not to try in different countries of the world:
In Latin America – crabs
In Japan the Puffer fish
In Korea – Sannakji, “Wriggling octopus”
Sardinia – sheep’s cheese Casu Marzu
In Asia, monkey brains
In Namibia, a gigantic frog-a bull
In Europe and Asia – not pasteurized milk Continue reading
About crickets, caterpillars, ants, larvae, bees, bedbugs, Scorpions, tarantulas and grasshoppers, was not considered necessary to describe in detail, can only hold nasty statistics:
It is estimated that over the lifetime of an individual, regardless of his desire eats about 500 grams of insects. For example, with bread. This flour beetles, mealworms, which can sometimes be found in a piece of bread in the form of a solid dark pieces. Processed worms are sure to be in jams and preserves, tomato paste or ketchup… In 100 g of dried insects contains from 37 to 60 g of protein and 4 to 33 g of fat. For comparison, in 100 g. beef contains only 27,4 g protein. The content of calcium and phosphorus in insects is similar to duck eggs.
Well and now actually, the dishes.
Earlier in Paraguay meat rats ate mostly in small villages, but now this fashion has spread across the country. The truth is rats now often replace Guinea pigs, claiming that their meat is not inferior to its healthy properties, and taste even sweeter. Continue reading