People of the East eat such exotic and, at first glance, inedible dishes that sometimes the Europeans chills with only one form of exquisite delicacy. And really, the most exotic dishes of the world can be dangerous, and even detrimental to health.
Fugu is a traditional meal of real samurai
Near the shores of Japan lives a poisonous puffer fish. It is often called habraham because of her frightening appearance. She looks like an inflated rubber ball bristling with sharp needles. In addition to deterring the appearance of this inhabitant of the ocean carries so much poison that you can poison about 40 people.
However, this very expensive delicacy offered in many Japanese restaurants. To cook it, not everyone can cook, but only with a special licence to cook this fish.
All internal organs of the puffer fish contain a large amount of nerve poison tetrodotoxin. It is believed that in small doses it is beneficial for health. Maybe that’s why the ancient samurai ate this fish.
The danger is not only the use of such exotic foods, but the cooking process. One wrong move chef, and poison entering the tiny cut on his hand can take the life of a mountain specialist. The solace is that death from fugu fish in Japonistyka very decent. Continue reading
Each country has traditional food in England is fish and chips, Spanish paella, Italy is lasagna. However, in some countries, people indulge in much more unusual delicacies. Take a look at the list of the strangest foods in the world.
This national Scottish dish made from lamb offal – liver, heart and lungs. Offal is mixed with chopped onion, lard, salt and spices and boiled in a sheep’s stomach on slow fire for about three hours. Modern Haggis, however, is prepared in a sausage casing, and not this stomach.
The penis of a Yak
Chinese delicacy also known as “Dragon in the flame of desire”. It, for example, you can try the restaurant “Guolizhuang” in Beijing, which is famous for dishes from other animal penises and testicles. It is considered, what exactly this dish is very good impact on the skin. Well…
Sandwich with brains
In General, it’s a regular sandwich with thinly sliced pieces of fried veal brains. Long before the era of mad cow disease, a similar sandwich was more than a popular dish in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, although the sandwich that still can be enjoyed in restaurants in the Ohio valley. Continue reading
Traditional dishes of the Dominican Republic are:
thick soup “Asopao” with rice, meat and vegetables;
mouth-watering stew “Bandera” from beans, meat, rice and fried bananas;
meat with vegetables “Pastele N. AHAs” baked in banana leaves;
roast pork called “puerco-EN-Puja”;
the world-famous stew “sancocho” of meat and vegetables; pork, fried bananas on the grill; chicken with vegetables and spices;
and one of the most exotic dishes of the cuisine of the Dominican Republic – the whole carcass of a pig stewed in the pit.
The side dish in the cuisine of Dominican Republic is not inferior to the basic food types: beans and red rice with different spices; mashed bananas with onions; fried slices of bananas “tostones”, as well as a variety of salads, vegetables and exotic fruits are served on flatbread “Kasab” from cassava, which are an integral part of any meal in the Dominican kitchen. Continue reading