Nuts, spices, chocolate, pizza, salad, sandwiches, dumplings and other food, which can afford only the very rich and stingy people in the world
The most expensive nut in the world of macadamia. the price for 1 kg is $30. It grows on a tree height of 40 meters, which bears fruit up to 100 years. To extract and dilute it difficult, therefore, for the year commercially available not m ore than 40 tons per year.
The most expensive spice in the world – saffron. Real saffron (as opposed to cheap and widespread false) represents the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa. The stamens are collected manually and then dried. To get a pound of spice will need 225 thousand stamens. One kilogram of saffron costs about 6 thousand dollars.
The most expensive caviar in the world – Beluga caviar-albino . Almas, occasionally exported from Iran. One hundred grams of caviar, Packed in a jar of pure gold, will cost about 2 thousand dollars.
The most expensive mushroom in the world – the white truffle. It is impossible to place an exact price per kilogram of this delicacy, because almost every big mushroom is sold at auction. In early November 2007, three Hong Kong tycoon chipped purchased 750 grams mushroom for 209 thousand dollars. It was prepared and eaten on the exclusive truffle Banquet, attended by families, friends tycoons. 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