Even among the wealthy gourmets of the highest demand simple food – eggs, meat, dumplings, mushrooms, cheese. All the nuances that add to the price, seemingly ordinary food a few zeros. In honor of the exotic, a beautiful legend and hard work.
One of the most exquisite of delicacies is Beluga caviar Almas (translated from the Iranian – “diamond”). It is an unusual white color at a price of 20 000 euros per kilo. It is obtained from the rare sturgeon-albinos caught in the Caspian sea, at the age of twenty years. In fashionable restaurants around the world caviar imports from Iran in designer jars of pure gold. It is served usually with toast and butter.
The most expensive dumplings in the world – $ 2,500 per portion, served in new York restaurant “Golden gates”, where regulars are Russian emigrants. Includes traditional beef, pork, salmon, as well as the original Supplement cancer fish-torch, which lives deep in the Atlantic ocean. Thanks to this ingredient dumplings acquire a peculiar bluish tinge, which, however, does not reduce their rare taste of dignity. Continue reading
1. Menudo (Mexico)
Although some of you probably the ingredients of this soup are nothing amazing, not all people would be willing to try beef stomach. Menudo is a traditional Mexican soup, which Mexico enjoys great popularity and is often prepared on special occasions. The dish is also widely known as a hangover cure.
Menudo is made from the stomachs of cows with onions, cilantro, oregano, chili peppers and corn. For its preparation requires 7 to 10 hours, as the stomach should be boiled very long, so that it becomes soft and tender. Some may wonder do the stomach can really be delicious? But if you add all the other ingredients and simmer on low heat for a couple of hours, the result will be simply incredible.
The stomach becomes so tender that melts in your mouth, add more corn tortillas to dip in the soup, and you get the perfect lunch. The origin of this soup is little known, however one can guess that in Mexico, when he stabbed the bull, wanted to use all parts of the carcass for cooking, including stomachs. This dish you can find in many Mexican restaurants. Continue reading
What are the only crazy and extreme varieties of food and delicacies not eaten by people from different countries in the world. Today we want to tell you about some of them. We promise you will not soon forget about this.
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A century egg is an ingredient used in Chinese cooking, added to salads and other sophisticated dishes. During its preparation the yolk of a duck, chicken or quail eggs becomes dark green or gray, acquires a creamy consistency, the smell of ammonia and sulfur. At the same time protein is usually painted in dark brown color, becomes translucent and look like jelly.
These changes occur due to the intentional increase in the pH of the eggs and moisture content of the sodium. So, according to the traditional way of cooking, first make a mixture of alkaline clay, wood ash, unslaked lime and sea salt. With rubber gloves this mass cover each egg, and then roll in the rice husk. Subsequently, these eggs will be placed in a closed cloth jars or tightly woven baskets, where they will be stored for many months, until the mass completely solidifies. When that happens, the century-old eggs will be removed from the masses, and they will be ready to eat. Continue reading