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Thailand: exotic dishes

The taste of Thai food varies greatly depending on the region where they are prepared. The food of the North-East of the country never contains coconut milk, but it has a very pungent smell and taste. Residents of the South put in priority the consumption of raw seafood and vegetables.

Rice in Thailand, as in many Eastern countries, is a very common culture. For food use many types of rice: round, elongated, brown, adhesive and many others. What is interesting here rarely use the knife, though, and actively use forks and spoons. This is because and vegetables, and meat, chicken and fish dishes, served together with rice, crushed very badly while cooking. In addition, people often come up with different soups.

Tourists who want to taste exotic dishes, often choose a dish “Yam kung”. This shrimp soup in coconut milk with spices, with a bright sour-spicy taste. It will be interesting to try and “IRTs”. This spicy papaya salad, and crab served with sticky rice. Unusual that is it should hands, rolling the rice into cakes. Among the local population popular is the rice with seafood and plenty of spices, called “Khao PA kun”. Generally, seafood is very popular in Thailand, especially in the southern part, washed by the sea. Here is almost everything budaplast very sharp. This is because in the heat of the products are very perishable. To keep them fresh, and the Thai people use so many spices. Northern cuisine is more mild. The basis is glutinous rice, to which are added other products. Continue reading

Top 10 Most expensive delicacies in the world

Make a list of the world’s most expensive products is difficult, because in the world of luxury gastronomy everything is so volatile. And yet there are foods that in any season, regardless of trends and economic situation in the world, are unrelenting demand, which determines their high price.

1. Beluga caviar

Beluga caviar is the most expensive product in the world, because a kilogram of Beluga caviar costs up to $ 5,000. Beluga is one of the rarest species of sturgeon, which inhabits the Caspian basin. This caviar is harvested from sturgeon adults (20 years and older), which weigh at least 2 tons. Beluga caviar ranks first in the size of eggs (up to 2.5 mm in diameter) and nutritional value. The criterion for assessing the quality Beluga caviar is its color: the lighter the ROE, the higher the price (color varies from black or a dark purple to a pearly-gray). When you crack the egg, it bursts, and you feel a sharp salty taste, which nothing can not be confused. Beluga caviar is usually served with toast and butter, which underline her specific taste.

Saffron is the most expensive seasoning in the world. Depending on the time of year, the price of saffron varies from 1500 to 2500 dollars a pound (0,450 kg). Saffron is obtained from the flowers of saffron, hand-picked. To produce a pound of dry saffron, it is necessary 50 – 70 thousand flowers (this is a crop from an area of a football field).This is a very long and laborious process, which explains the sky-high (as for spice) the price of saffron. Continue reading

The most expensive food in the world

We all love to eat and sometimes try to experiment with new products. Whether it’s exotic and weird fruits or healthy, diet dishes, food will always be one of the most important priorities. This is not only a way to survive, but also the opportunity to pamper your taste buds. And although we like it when food is cheap, sometimes, I want to eat “something delicious”, even if it’s yummy left in your purse a hole.

And although you are unlikely to try in this list the products, let’s find out how many are willing to spend the people, to appease your stomach. So, 10 most expensive food in the world.

Matsutake mushrooms. The rarity of these fungi raises their price to $ 1000 per pound. Matsutake or mattace from Japan and are growing in several Asian countries, but their number is significantly reduced insects that destroy trees in whose shade usually grow these mushrooms. So as a way to cultivate matsutake no, there is a possibility that they may even disappear from the face of the Earth. So who are the mushroom omelet? Expensive smurf…

The most expensive bagel. Although a healthy diet bagels are high, these muffins are pretty hearty and tasty. And inexpensive. Although this beyglu this is not the case, as he slathered cream cheese, flavoured with white truffles, Zlatolist and jam from the berries Goji. How about to eat this for Breakfast? Yes? Well, then get ready to dump it for $ 1,000 because white truffles occupy second place in the list of the most expensive in the world of commodities in terms of price/weight. Continue reading

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