Prosciutto (Prosciutto) in Italian means ham. This is an Italian ham made of ham and grated sea salt. Real prosciutto should not contain any other ingredients except the ham and sea salt.
For preparation of this Italian ham is specially grown pigs, feeding them only fruits and corn. The best prosciutto in the world is prepared in the vicinity of Parma, where pigs are additionally fed whey left over from the production of Parmesan cheese.
The meat is subjected to a first dry salting and then is dried for about ten months. In the end, the ham turns solid, dry and with a gorgeous scent.
Chef maLLina cafe Alexander Crow showed us in his kitchen, preparing a salad with real Italian prosciutto.
Baby-mix – 35g
Fresh raspberries 20 g
Fresh Fig – 35 g
Fresh mint – 2 g
Cherry tomatoes – 30 g
Olive oil – 25 g
Lemon – 20 g
Prosciutto – 40 g
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Tired of the traditional new year’s salads? Try to forget about the existence of herring under a fur coat and all sorts of variations on the theme of Olivier. There are a lot of exotic recipes, which you can easily surprise your guests with and please yourself!
Chicken salad with avocado
Boil 300 grams chicken fillet, cut into small cubes. Halve 2 large avocados. with a spoon remove the pulp, cut it into small cubes and put along with chicken in a bowl to make the salad. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp lemon juice, add 2 small cucumbers, peeled and diced, 100 grams of chopped celery. mix. Season the salad with mixture of 3 tbsp sour cream, 2 tsp white wine vinegar, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp of rapeseed oil, a pinch of sugar, a pinch of ground black pepper and salt to taste. Again carefully mix and put in avocado halves and garnish with sorrel leaves, cut into long narrow strips. You can lightly sprinkle the salad with ground red pepper.
Salad: NAPA cabbage with pear and kiwi
350 g Chinese cabbage, very finely chopped, add 1 large carrot, grated on the Korean grated, 2 peeled kiwi, cut into strips. Sprinkle with lemon juice, mix well. 1 large bag and 2 blackacetate, grate for Korean carrot, add to salad, sprinkle 2 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp lemon juice salt and pepper to taste. Arrange the salad in portioned little bowls, garnish with slices of kiwi. Continue reading
The Puffer Fish
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. A couple dozen foodies in the year when it dies.
31. “Thousand year egg”
The egg is coated with a mixture of clay with pine needles and left to sour in brine, cooked in a special way, which is edible can not be named under any circumstances. In the end, the egg white turns into black jelly-like mass and the yolk hardens and acquires a greenish tint. The dish is usually prepared from duck eggs, and its name is translated in every one, the most famous they are like “rotten eggs” and “thousand year eggs”.
32. Durian Fruit
It has a pungent smell, to describe which words is difficult, but can be called in a single word: “disgusting”. What only epithets are not awarded his scent! The smell of decaying flesh, rotting onions, dirty socks, toilet, rotten eggs… an Englishman, who visited Siam in the 19th century described their impressions of the aroma of durian: “it’s like eating herring with blue cheese over an open sewer manhole”. The smell is formed due to oxidation of juice after cutting. Many tourists say that if you ask to cut the fruit at the market and eat it at once, “fragrance” is not felt. On this peculiarity of the fruit does not end if you eat it together with alcohol, the consequences can be unpredictable, attack from heart failure to a short semi-conscious state resembling lethargy or coma.But if, holding your nose and overcoming the disgust, you still taste the durian flesh, then you will understand how she has a “divine” taste. Thai people say that durian, actually tastes sweet and similar to a sweet cream made with eggs and milk. Continue reading