One of the features of travel is that tourists are often faced with a variety of culinary traditions, forcing them in astonishment, raising her eyebrows.
The author of the Lonely Planet “Extreme cuisine” Eddie Lin talks about some of the exotic dishes and reminds us that the difference between “tasty” and “tasteless” are only two letters.
White grubs were a staple food of Australian aborigines for thousands of years. These plump worms grow up to 7 centimeters in length, and you can find them in the crowns of some trees – particularly eucalyptus. When they eat, seem to bite a balloon filled with liquid, enveloping the mouth like a SIP of red wine. The taste of the liquid, however, resembles an egg.
Edible testicles come in all sizes, from large bullish (also called “Rocky mountain oysters”) to tiny cock. The Chinese like to fry chicken testicles in oil, but the Afghans prefer to cook lamb like a shish kebab on the grill. In Texas even has a festival dedicated to the bull eggs. To prepare, they need to clear from films to cut and saute with lemon and sumac until soft. Continue reading
Today every woman dreams about this helper, as multivarka. Because it will give her more free time, and at the same time will give a guarantee that her family will eat healthy food. The slow cooker is a unique appliance that can cook almost anything for you. Cooking meat in it – very simple and even exciting experience. Baked, broiled or stewed meat from the slow cooker will seem very delicious and would cook again and again. Moreover, the cooking in this little miracle is a chef requires very little of your participation.
Meat in Russian cuisine
Meat dishes in our national cuisine has long been are very important. Our ancestors, besides farming and fishing, were also engaged in animal husbandry and hunting. It was pretty neat. As the domestic cattle kept pigs, cows and sheep. And as a result of hunting was extracted meat, elk, wild boar, and sometimes even bear.
Recipes cooking of the meat were passed down from generation to generation. It mostly served stewed or baked. During the reign of Peter the great there have been many changes in the lives of our people, including changed and cooking meat. His were more likely to fry, which was associated with the presence of the cookers. Continue reading
Asia is known for its delicious dishes, delicacies, spices and flavors – but in some countries you can offer is very strange, if not creepy dishes that you are unlikely to ever dare to try. However, some of the dishes can be found both in Europe and in America.
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.
These bloody pieces – the usual food cooking workshop in Laos, well, if you can’t wait to try the broth, you can always find it on the Phousy market in Luang Prabang.
This is the most common food in the household in the southern part of China; it is often possible to see how the bull testicles are hanging in a butcher shop, along with other types of meat. As the Chinese say, “we are open to any food”.
Boiled bat is a very valuable dish in Asia. And it is a very expensive dish and is a real delicacy. You can taste it in Fiji and other Asian countries. They say that it tastes like chicken. Continue reading