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
1. Haggis (Scotland).
The Scots know a lot of non-standard dishes, Haggis is a proof. It is made from lamb innards, namely the liver, lungs and heart, which are cut and generously seasoned with onion, fat and spices. And then boiled in sheep stomach. A sort of version of our homemade sausages. Haggis in Scotland is revered, while for foreigners this dish the habit may seem alapetite.
2. Paella (Spain).
Spain without paella is not Spain. The basis of the dish is the rice, and added so many ingredients that can vary. They say that there are several hundred variants of paella, and to disagree is very difficult. Because it can be tinted with turmeric, add the olive oil, experiment with different types of meat, seafood and vegetables. However, the most classic is the paella with seafood.
3. Bigos (Poland).
Stew sauerkraut and fresh cabbage, fry the meat, mix them together and again sweat – there you have the bigos. The meat should be juicy-Pesochnoe, prozhilochki fat. And in bigos add smoked meat, spices, wine, prunes and mushrooms. A great winter dish, perfectly eaten with vodka.
4. Couscous (Morocco).
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