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
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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