Usually any article of food causes salivation rampant and inevitable trip to the fridge in search of “something”. I’m sure that today you into the kitchen not going. Today the talk is about the strangest dishes in the world. For those countries where they were invented, it can be quite normal food, even a delicacy. You’ve probably heard about the dishes of their monkey brains, fried Scorpions, a bear’s paw, rotten fish and similar “delicacies”. We wouldn’t come to cook this dish in his kitchen, but, drat, eat, and praising…. What can you offer hospitable hosts from the “special dishes”?
Skates on sticks
No, not the lollies in the shape of sea horses, like our “males”. It’s a Chinese delicacy – fried seahorses on a wooden skewer. The range can offer even grasshoppers or Scorpions – delicacies for any taste!
This Japanese delicacy. And this is not wasps encroach on sweet sticky cookie dough. This is a specially prepared dessert, for which OS is pre-boiled in boiling water, dried and added to the dough. A pack of those biscuits is not expensive – less than a hundred rubles. I wonder how the chef copes with the wasps before they get into hot water? Continue reading
The most dangerous food in the world — leave the past in the thought that French fries, chips and fast food is the most harmful and dangerous meals for our organisms. It turns out that there are meals that can kill a man without even letting him finish himself.
The most dangerous food in the world – Titus RAS
“Titus RAS”, which means “snake meat” is another calling card of the Chinese national cooking. “Snake meat, and what’s this!?” — surely, You ask. And how to drink in China a glass of snake blood mixed with rice vodka and eat a live snake’s heart beating on the bottom of the glass!?
The most dangerous food in the world – Fish “Fugu”
Fish “Fugu” in appearance is not so dangerous, though banned in Europe. To try the delicacy You have to go to Korea. Thailand or Japan .
The insides of fish contain so much life-threatening poison, just poisoned from a small piece of this fish, the human body can paralyze completely, or in the worst case to cause instant death. Continue reading
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