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
Sellers treat their customers with a variety of exotic, imported from abroad. For example, many people have tried avocado, mango, beef, shark meat, octopus. Not to spoil the impression of the first tested, unfamiliar product, few know how to prepare. You must have an idea of how to look like an exotic product.
How many incidents was when for the first time in Russia used to import bananas and other similar fruits. People were not aware of what a ripe banana should be yellow with a pleasant aroma, and was chosen in stores bananas on the principle of cucumbers — green and dense. Going to travel around the world, do not deny yourself the pleasure to taste in the local restaurants exotic cuisine. Usually big famous restaurants offer delicious dishes made according to old, proven recipes, professional chefs.
The most extraordinary dishes, perhaps you can try in African and Eastern countries. For Europe, probably the most exotic ingredient in the dish is frog legs. But they are already so hyped that not surprised the tourists. Meat of snails is also— the vast majority of lovers know that they are pure protein, similar to mussels and Rapa. 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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