Eastern markets are full of colorful spices. Among them we can find spices in almost all shades of the rainbow. In its natural form (i.e. dried and packaged by the manufacturer, without the addition of synthetic supplements) they not only add flavour and aroma to dishes, but also make them more useful. The adherents of a healthy diet and salt-free diet appreciate diet recipes. the rich taste which is achieved through the use of spices.
This seasoning is made from red peppers. It gives the dish a spicy flavor that stimulates the appetite and improves digestion. Paprika loved all over the world, but it especially tasted in Hungary – there has established a unique Museum of paprika. But the main national dish of chicken with sweet peppers called paprikash.
It is called the king of spices. In the middle ages saffron was worth 15 times more red pepper. It is believed that saffron is a natural antidepressant and powerful aphrodisiac. Hetaeras of Ancient Greece scattered it in their bedrooms and Cleopatra before a date loved to soak in the bathtub with saffron. And today, these orange blossoms are one of the most expensive and exquisite spices. 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
There is a sea-fish fashionable. Ask, if possible, any opinion leader, character gossip. And the question about your favorite food, most likely, he will say, Dorada, sea bass, turbot, monkfish.
In the era of surrogates and substitutes, mutants and clones, the gifts of the seas – the little that inspires confidence. They do not contain pesticides and radionuclides which are not so contaminated with heavy metals, and diseases like of mad cow disease and avian influenza in flocks of fish is not fixed yet.
The ancients bestowed on his Desk silent inhabitants of the sea depths. Plutarch wrote that “the sea water is undrinkable, and with it – all living beings in it”. The Egyptians and the Pythagoreans were convinced that those who eat fish, is loose the glutton.
Fortunately, we the present time, these prejudices are not infected. Because marine fish and delicious, and juicy, and tender. And useful supplies of easily digestible complete protein, fat-soluble vitamins and minerals. Feeds phosphorus, iron, copper, iodine. It is digested twice as fast meat. Fish dishes are prepared quickly, do not leave in the stomach feeling of heaviness. Continue reading