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
One of the most memorable and vivid emotions while traveling are offered the national dish, but a truly memorable and sometimes shocking experiences you will get if you will taste exotic dishes. I represent to your attention a selection of the most unusual dishes from around the world.
Africa. One of the most popular African dishes, made with ancient times according to ancient traditions it is made with meat gorilla.
Cambodia. In the seventies of last century, when refugees were hiding in the forest, people may eat everything just to survive. Over time, they found that swankie spiders have a high nutritional value, which actively include them in your diet. Spiders with fried crust are tasty tender meat. Tarantulas have become popular before that environmentalists began to fear the complete disappearance of this spider population.
Korea. A tasty dish for Koreans it worms silkworms served in stewed, fried or boiled. According to many foodies, the dish just looks unappetizing and disgusting, but actually very tasty and delicious.
Iceland. In a shocking and somewhat disgusting national Icelandic delicacy – Hakarl is a shark meat that there are two kinds of rotten stomach or muscle tissue. Continue reading
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