Cambodia is one of the most popular dishes is specially prepared grasshoppers. And even grasshoppers love in the USA, in Missouri. Eat fried grasshoppers, hot is better, soy or fish sauce, liberally sprinkling red hot pepper. The head and legs it is better to separate together with stomach. Feet – food for everybody, they are edible, but are unusually long, so it’s impossible to swallow without biting each in half first. The taste is somewhat reminiscent of fried potatoes with a creamy, slightly sweet flavor.
2. Cockroaches deep fried
The same thing as grasshoppers, only cockroaches…
3. Eye tuna
This miracle of culinary art you can only find in Japan. It’s probably the most gigantic fish eyes you have ever seen. And, of course, the saliva in the mouth at the sight of this delicacy not occur. The only way to eat this thing is to quickly swallow it and forget, otherwise the consequences are very predictable.
4. Blood broth
These bloody pieces of plain food cooking workshop in Laos, but if you can’t wait to try the broth, you can always find it on the Phousy market in Luang Prabang. Continue reading
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 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