Scorpions eat not only in Asia. In elite restaurants in new York and Amsterdam pampered exotic delights the audience are treated to a snack of a cheese Scorpion on the pillow surrounded by lettuce leaves.
As it is: – Better without feet and head. The body inside is white, sometimes brown, color. By the time the preparation is not toxic. Are considered a delicacy. In Chinese restaurants Scorpions most often steamed and served on a thin pancake with a slight sour sauce and vegetables.
Taste: exotic dish, crispy, if the Scorpion inside is not empty, has a slightly bitter taste.
Than useful: it is considered an aphrodisiac.
In the best restaurants of Hong Kong sophisticated dessert is the brain of the monkey. Honestly, the dish is not for the faint of heart. After many preparations not everyone will be able to decide to try such Exotica.
As is: Before you can be on your table, the dish (if you can call a live monkey) must undergo a complex process of preparation. The fact is that traditionally, the brain is fed straight into the head of a live monkey. For the primacy of the hold, landing under the table with a hole for the head, hair on head shave, and then punch the skull with a small hammer and chisel. Continue reading
If you are tired of ordinary food, and money put was nowhere, then it is time to try the food tasted only favorites. Pizza with lobster, sandwiches with truffles and other culinary madness – in our collection.
A ham sandwich for the price of the Playstation 4
Luxury hotel Cliveden House – it’s not just rooms with beautiful views of woods and furniture from rubber trees, but also a rather unusual assortment in the place of the restaurant. It would seem like you can make a sandwich expensive? But in Cliveden House have found a way out: between the three pieces of plain bread, you only need to put the jamon (a special kind of dried meat from pigs that were fed acorns cores), truffles, hard-boiled quail eggs and semi-dried Italian tomatoes.
The combination, I must say, pretty wild, considering that ham is generally not customary to put on the bread, not to mention truffles. But the rich have their quirks. For Von Essen Platinum Club Sandwich that tastes will likely be as usual morning sandwich with sausage, ask about five hundred dollars. If you are lucky to get a discount, you will be able to get the coveted sandwich for only half its value. The weight of the sandwich is impressive – about half a kilo, so will not go hungry. Continue reading
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