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
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
The Japanese are distinguished by their brutality about seafood. Some time ago I showed you a dish with a dancing octopus. which is served in restaurants in Hokkaido. Now, not only they eat you alive. A selection of some of the most moving exotic dishes.
Sannakji is a dish served in Korea, and which is probably the most famous on this list. Usually, it is seasoned with sesame and sesame oil, and the main component is sannakji nakji is a small octopus.
Usually he, the living, cut off the tentacles and immediately served to the client, sometimes served as a whole animal.
The shrimp can be dipped into an alcoholic drink, she had a couple of drinks, and it will become easier. She dies only when her start chewing. This dish is quite expensive and it will cost in the restaurant, because that shrimp remained alive, it must be cooked very quickly and skillfully, and it is not any cook.
7. Drunk shrimp
Drunken shrimp is similar to the previous dish, however, here there is a little difference. First, a dish originating from China, not from Japan, and they are not always served live. But when they are served alive, this is done in the bowl with the special drink Baijiu, the content of alcohol in which 40 to 60 percent. Continue reading