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Salad with raspberries, prosciutto, mint and Fig

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.

Ingredients:

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
Salt 0.002 g Continue reading

Terrible food

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.

Monkey brains
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

The most expensive food in hotels and restaurants

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

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