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
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
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
Salad with cucumber and cheese
Ingredients: 2 fresh cucumber, 300 g of Dutch cheese, 4-5 eggs, 1 tablespoon of sour cream, 1-2 tablespoons mayonnaise, dill, salt to taste.
Cucumbers wash, peel and cut into small semicircles. Cut the cheese into small cubes or grate on a coarse grater.
Cook hard-boiled eggs, cool, peel and finely chop. All cooked foods to mix, add the mayonnaise and sour cream, add salt and mix.
The finished salad before serving decorate with sprigs of dill.
recipes of salads from fresh cucumbers and cheese .
Ingredients: 2 cucumbers, 100 g cheese, 2 tablespoons sour cream, parsley and dill.
Fresh cucumbers wash, cut into slices and place on dish. The cheese to RUB on a small grater and sprinkle it cucumbers. Pour all sour cream and decorate with finely chopped parsley and dill. Continue reading