Deepest inherently philosophical doctrines of ancient China, has always impressed us with their depth and wisdom sayings. Every word and thought, though filled with invaluable drops of meaning that are the determining factor in the formation of modern socio-political behavior of the Chinese people. China is not just a country with its own laws and concepts, is a place of beauty, aesthetics and a truly traditional symbolism. Such philosophies like Taoism (currently the religion with stately design) and Confucianism simply could not go away completely, they are modernized, changed and subsequently have survived, thus having a significant impact on the life of China’s population. So it is with cuisine, Chinese cuisine is very diverse and aesthetically pleasing, appearance and colour of food in China attach great importance.
Cuisine of China can not be called a centralized and uniform for all provinces, each province of China has its own feature, which affects the flavors of the dishes. This way you can select multiple regions, where you can enjoy the traditional flavours of Chinese cuisine — Shandong, Sichuan, Canton (Guangdong) and Fujian. By the way if you trace menu, all regions, all the same, you will observe the heterogeneity of regional cuisine, so cuisine of China can be called a collective, each province Continue reading
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
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