Modern cooking can be considered art, and each dish has its price. For the preparation of the most expensive meals in the world require the best products and chef of the highest level. Expensive meals are in fact the same that we can buy at the regular price every day. The difference lies only in the fact that in the composition there will be some unusual ingredients. It can be made of gold, meat, unusual fish, and some unique, rare plant or animal components. So what products can enter into the most expensive dishes?
The noble saffron
If the recipe is saffron . you can be sure that it is expensive. Hundreds of thousands of stamens marigold assembled by hand to get a pound of this spice. At the same time, you can afford to add saffron to the usual pastries, meat, fish or vegetables. For four servings of the finished dish will only need about half a gram. In almost all countries of the world have a recipe that uses this expensive spice. In Russia, the saffron is added to cakes, in India most of the dishes contain this spice. Spanish paella without saffron, and Italian risotto. For best aroma and flavour of spices should be of high quality. 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.
Eating alive: moving the most 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
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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