Cuisine Of Belarus
Belarusian national cuisine has evolved over centuries. Belarusian culinary traditions is a mix of simple recipes and refined dishes of the nobility, an extensive use of local ingredients, unusual cooking methods.
Old Belarusian recipes have survived to the present day, and the interest in them among the guests of the country grows.
In restaurants with national color you will find not only people’s kitchen . but fine dining . which was served in the residences of the Belarusian magnates .
To try national cuisine and rural tourism estates . where to prepare dishes which are often common in only one area – use only fresh farm products.
Here they bake bread according to old recipes and technologies, prepare homemade meat delicacies . cheeses from cow’s or goat’s milk, and sweets made of honey, apples and cranberries.
In the home kitchen of Belarusians national dishes. Among the most beloved – and machanka Vereshchaka . homemade sausage, pancakes. sorcerers, dumplings, potato pancakes, cold beetroot soup from sorrel, mushroom soup…
Old Belarusian cuisine
Belarusian cuisine was formed under the influence of two main factors:
active farming and extensive use of local ingredients
the influence of the neighboring Continue reading
The most expensive sushi
Filipino chef Angelito Araneta, working in a restaurant, Karat-Chef in Manila, have created a truly extraordinary sushi. In addition to traditional ingredients such as Japanese rice, sugar, muscovado, Norwegian salmon, mango and pickled cucumber, he used and more rare and expensive – like artesian water 70-year old, 12 year old balsamic vinegar from Italy, foie Gras, crab meat and wild saffron.
However, even the crabs and foie Gras would not make the sushi really precious. The secret is that the chef decorates them with 12 of the rarest pearls found on the island of Palawan, and also uses 4 large African diamond weighing 0.2 carats each. The final touch is edible gold leaf, which wrapped sushi instead of nori. It is not surprising that this masterpiece at a restaurant asking $4300.
The most expensive ice cream
The Frrrozen Haute Chocolate dessert served at the restaurant “Serendipity 3” in every sense can be called the quintessence of the concept of Dolce Vita. The composition of ice cream includes 25 varieties of cocoa, edible gold pieces and a small chocolate bar from “Knipschildt Chocolatier”. It is important to mention the truffle “La Madeline Au Truffle” made from 70% cocoa and vanilla, is worth $250 and has been recognized the most expensive chocolate in the world. Dessert is served in a sundae dish, decorated with diamonds and gold Continue reading
Japanese food is quite simple, as strange as it may sound. In the kitchen use a small range of products, and methods of cooking do not cause problems. But despite this, it is considered one of the most exotic and mysterious. The most important ingredient which is the basis of Japanese cuisine is rice, in Japanese it replaces the bread. It is present almost everywhere, especially in the sushi and the rolls. The Japanese, rice is boiled without salt and spices. Cooked rice should not be like porridge and sticky, each grain of rice must be separated from each other.
Also in Japanese cuisine use all the possible seafood, which are rich waters of the Pacific ocean and the sea of Japan. A variety of dishes from salmon, tuna, crab and shrimp, as well as exotic dishes of sea urchins, fish-saws, octopus, cuttlefish. It is important that the fish in Japan is not subjected to heat treatment, it is served raw, so it is necessary that all the products were fresh.
The world’s most popular dish of Japanese cuisine is sushi. In our time in the menu of any Japanese restaurant sushi are absolutely indispensable dish. There are many kinds of sushi: spicy and sharp, of marble, white and coloured rice, with octopus, salmon, eel, shrimp and many other tasty toppings. You can also find and vegetable Continue reading