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
After reading an article on the Internet, decided to share the info and maybe someone razveselit and the prices for these masterpieces! Write that true gourmets will spare neither time nor money to enjoy a really exclusive dish. Some of them need to be booked in the restaurant for a few days until that magic moment when you can try.
1. Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata , or scrambled eggs with lobster, served in restaurant Norma’s at Le Parker Meridien in new York.
For this dish, but six of the choicest eggs and fresh cream, you need the meat of a lobster, chives and 10 ounces black caviar (about 300 g, at a price per ounce of $65). Representatives of the restaurant say that the dish costs the guests almost at cost of $1000. In the menu there is a more budget version of Frittata with a reduced amount of lobster meat and caviar costing only $100.
2. Pizza Louis XIII proves that fast food can be elevated to the level of true culinary art.
Chef Renato viola (Salerno, Italy) prepares her long and lovingly. As a filling, which is laid out on pizza in front of customer, he uses shrimp, lobster meat and lobster, three kinds of caviar and Buffalo mozzarella, and salt dish exclusively Australian pink salt mined in the valley of the Murray river (it gives the pizza a special concencus and aroma). Continue reading