The most expensive spice in the world – saffron. Real saffron is nothing. stamens like plants of the family krokusowa ( Crocus sativus ). There is a “fake” saffron. also called Imereti. It is made from the stamens of flowers of marigold. The cost of a kilogram of saffron can reach up to $ 6,000. Such unprecedented price due to the fact. that it is hard to grow and gather. to produce 1 kg of dry saffron you need to sort through approximately 2000 flowers. From 1 ha of plantation in the first year can be collected only 6 kg of saffron. second – up 20 lbs. of Bright orange stigmas are cut manually on the first day of blossoming and dried.
The most expensive caviar in the world is not black. The most prized Beluga caviar-albino “Almas”. This fish is found in the Caspian sea off the coast of Iran. The eggs have different shades: from pale grey to white. Lighter than the caviar, the more expensive it. Caviar “Almas” is exported from Iran and is packaged in jars made of pure gold. 100 grams of caviar cost about 2 thousand dollars. This delicacy is very perishable, so need to use it immediately after purchase. Continue reading
The dishes are a delicacy in some parts of the world, others may be considered tasteless or disgusting and inedible and even poisonous.
See 14 of the most exotic dishes in the local cuisine of different countries are considered delicacies.
1. KAFU marzu is a traditional cheese from Sardinia also known as “maggoty cheese”. And all because he was filled with the larvae of the cheese fly and left outdoors. The larvae speed up the composting process and makes the cheese very soft. When Katsu Marco reaches the desired maturity, it is cut and spread on flat bread “pane carasau” served with fortified red wine.
This need is cheese with live maggots, though of course not everyone will go to it. But if daredevil still dare to take this step, he should be careful, because the larvae jump to a height of 15 centimeters. If the larvae in the dead cheese means that cheese is stale.
2. Balut or balut also known as “egg with legs” is a delicacy in Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines. Fertilized duck egg out in the sun to speed up the process of embryo development. After a few days or weeks — depending on the country where the foetus is fully formed, the egg is boiled a short time. Balut is eaten with a spoon right from the shell and eaten completely with bones and straight beak . This dish is considered an aphrodisiac. Continue reading
In the world there are not just expensive, but very expensive products. Sometimes it is difficult to understand why a kilogram of ordinary, at first glance, the potato is worth 20 thousand rubles, and a tea bag and even more – tens of thousands of dollars. But, it turns out, there is an explanation.
The most expensive spice in the world – saffron. This saffron – not that other, as the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa (Crocus sativus). There is also a false saffron, which is also called Imereti. It is made from the stamens of flowers of marigold. The price of a kilogram of saffron could cost up to $6 thousand This fabulous price of saffron is due to the complexity of its cultivation and harvesting technologies. To produce 1 kg of dry saffron you need to sort through approximately 2000 flowers. From 1 ha of plantation in the first year can be collected only 6 kg of saffron; in the second year, up to 20 kg. the Workpiece is carried out in the period of flowering in Sunny weather. Bright orange stigmas are cut manually on the first day of blossoming and dried. Continue reading