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
Cold snacks – great for buffet table and picnic. It is believed that the first cooking was started by the French. They used a baguette with various fillings. Cold starters are served first and are a good addition to any drink.
As cold snacks do not need to reheat or serve immediately after cooking, you can prepare in advance.
Almost all cuisines of the world have “national” appetizer recipe. So, the Australians – it Liptov cheese, Spanish tapas, Italian carpaccio, Mexican – nachos. In Russia for preparing cold appetizers using vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, meat, fish, eggs – almost everything we’ve got in the fridge every housewife.
The most common snacks among Russian – sauerkraut, pickles, pies with various fillings, sandwiches of black bread with butter and caviar. Continue reading
All vegetarian salads are popular because of its low calorie content. This usually impresses people who are on all sorts of diets and seeking to regulate your weight. The versatility of vegetarian recipes appeal to salads – they are good for weight loss, and saturation – in the recipes contained beans, peas, or beans, having a large amount of protein in the number and quality of fully replacing the animal.
Vegetarian salads undoubtedly are necessary for both vegetarians and all who want to have a healthy body. The salads are fresh the diet and soposto the excellent work of the whole organism.
Overall the biggest benefit vegetarianskaja power based on authoritative recipes of salads (all dishes in General) that by not eating meat, a person is able to rapidly improve overall health and increase the quality and length of life. Many years of experiments confirmed a direct link between diseases of the heart (and other organs of the body) and the eating of meat.
First, following a vegetarian diet you can avoid eating many harmful additives such as antibiotics, flavor enhancers, enhancers of appetite and stress hormones, which are full of modern meat products. Secondly vegetarian meals based on vegetable produktpalette excluding the content of cholesterol. Thirdly, there are salad recipes with content such as oats and barley, which vyvedet the body of harmful substances and toxins. Continue reading
July 27 marks the birthday of the hamburger. We decided to make a list of the fast food restaurants where you can taste the most delicious burgers.
Here the cook is not very useful local Indian food, making it the most lightweight oils and other harmful components. I must say that fats are trying not to use in General, except in microscopic doses, when without them can not do. Not used here and the traditional Indian butter ghee (cooked butter) and heavy sauces. The main focus in cooking is given to the proper use of spices, using the principles of Vedic cooking.
Red Veg, UK
This network claims to be the first vegetarian fast food. Despite the small selection of dishes here will find dishes to taste not only vegetarians but also vegans. And people usual food addictions will be interesting to try vegetarian hot dogs, burgers, rolls and falafel. Network Red Veg not very flourishing, but steadily finds its clientele. Continue reading
Potato recipes from unusual ingredients
Everyone wants diversity, including in food, often want to try some new, exotic dish. Of course this article is about unusual range of dishes, recipes from potatoes. To include exotic dishes prepared on the principle of “combination of incongruous”, that is, using ingredients that are opposite in their taste properties. But the recipe of the potatoes to create a dish which differs delicate taste and will delight gourmets.
Many nutrients, which are rich in potatoes (vitamins C, P, etc.), during prolonged storage are lost, some, razrushaetsya in the process of cooking. And we’re interested not only in complexity of the recipe, but in its usefulness. View our selection of unusual recipes for potatoes that will give you the pleasure of taste and good for the body!
Recipe chicken with pineapple and baby potatoes
You will need: 800 g of young potatoes, 400 g breast of chicken, 100 ml pineapple juice, 1 mango (optional or you can substitute peach/ apricot/ nectarine/papaya),1 tbsp vegetable/ olive oil, 1 tsp of curry powder. ground pepper, salt. Continue reading