Appetizers and salads
The word snack comes to us from the French language and means a meal served before the main courses either intended for a quick light snack. Snacks often go together with aperitifs, alcoholic drink designed to whet our appetite. And last, beautifully presented meals whets the appetite, but also decorate the holiday table, bring variety to our menu. Provide cold and hot snacks . Snacks are usually a variety of salads, vinaigrettes, jellied dishes, pates, jellies. Snacks can be fish, meat, vegetable, mixed. It can be boiled meat, various pickles, pickles, cheese and cold cuts, canned goods and more.
The art of cooking appetizers is to cold snacks were cooled to 8 or 10 degrees, and salads salted just before serving. In the cooking process is not recommended to mix warm and refrigerated products. Special attention should be paid to the process of decorating snacks. You can use unusual shapes and bright colors – curly sliced carrot, appetizing bright slices of tomatoes and cucumbers, cheese curls, bunches of parsley and dill, etc. All decorations must be placed so that they do not cover and do not cover the primary component of meals. Of course, this does not apply to the salads, where all mixed up and can not understand what is the main. In General, Continue reading
Traditionally, the salad is a mixture of ingredients, season with any suitable dressing. Already in Ancient Rome it was customary to treat guests with mixtures of different products. Today, salad recipes are probably among the most popular. For good reason, because they are prepared quickly without requiring special skills. It is difficult to imagine any meal without these “old-timer” of the table. Many of them became characters of various festivals. For example easy holiday salads such as “Olivier” and herring under a fur coat became a constant attribute of Christmas feast. There are also salads for a birthday, as a rule, distinct, extraordinary taste and a complex recipe. But the usual dishes are very popular on the official date, because tasty salads is not so difficult. That’s why special love the most are quick to prepare dishes, as they say – on a deadline. They are prepared regardless of the day or event. We should also mention the value of images. The salad with always stood apart in the galaxy of endlessly presents guides to action. This is understandable, because immediately help to find the answer to the question how to cook a particular dish, even without delving too deeply into the text component.
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The most exotic dishes of the world
For us as Europeans, the most exotic dishes are Asian cuisine. By the way, for Asians – our cuisine is too exotic, and fried potatoes most of them will turn the nose.
First of all it should be noted that such an ingredient in exotic dishes like snake meat. Moreover, the greater variety of poisonous snakes found in the dish, the tastier it is. The taste of Asians, of course. But the most piquant moment in the dinner is that the slightest negligence chefs leads to the death of the taster. Because every cook knows how to cook shrimp for a couple, nowadays everyone knows how much you need to cook the snake meat.
Another poisonous creature, the dishes of which just love the Japanese fish fugu. A dish is very expensive, so not every tourist can afford. The poison of puffer fish is not just deadly, it has no antidote. The most toxic body of the puffer fish is the liver. Ironically, this interesting fact does not diminish the number of people willing to eat her raw. The parade of dozens of gourmet a year when it dies.
In addition to poisonous dishes there are several dishes just unpleasant. In Korea as a snack you can offer a live octopus, or rather, his tentacles. Wriggling legs of a living creature is cut off and put in his mouth. There are cases when moribund remains of the octopus block the breathing holes and dinner people die Continue reading