Many of us think that the most terrible that will offer them the menu foreign restaurants, it’s snails or frog legs. And not want to taste fried tarantulas, poisonous fish fillets or stewed bats? Well, or a dessert from the brain of a monkey? No? And scholars, incidentally, claim that it tastes reminiscent of a delicate rice pudding…
Under the knife of chef in different parts of the world’s most incredible animals. In the ranking of gourmet-ekstremalov lead, undoubtedly, Asians. For the European list of obscure names in a foreign language offered at restaurants in Cambodia or Vietnam, is akin to Russian roulette. So I think then that it makes cracking sounds so appetizing on your teeth.
Cambodia: tarantulas. If you find yourself in the town of Skuon near the capital of Cambodia don’t faint when you stuck to sellers with trays and trays piled still alive, moving or already roasted “dish”. However, most emerging in Cambodia foreigners to “ping” have not matured yet. But local foodies wondered, why not to crunch such a tasty spider the size of a hand?
Not to say that modern Cambodians eat spiders from hunger. Even poor peasants. Not enough food: rice, fish, chickens, and pigs. Spiders they really like. Tarantula “a-ping” among cambodiacambodia the same delicacy as caviar in the West. However, it still needs to properly prepare. Continue reading
In one of the supermarkets in Nanjing, capital of East China’s Jiangsu province, on sale giant Apple worth £664. According to the supermarket staff, the Apple. weighing 1.2 kg, was delivered to him from Japan.
In addition, fancy Apple on the front is a Buddha image. This effect was achieved by wrapping the growing Apple package with the image of Buddha, and some time later the sunlight turned the image on the Apple .
However, it turned out that those who want to buy this giant is not a lot, because this particular sample is likely to lie on the counter in the past two months.
But, according to the expert, Oliver Wilkins, the head of the branch dealing with fruits, vegetables and herbs in the Garden of the Royal horticultural society, Wisley located in, the size of this Apple is small compared to the largest sample in the history.
Grown in 1997, Apple Hoheit Vander weighed an astounding 1,41 kg, which still allows him to be in the Guinness Book of records. This Apple was grown by a farmer from Kent County; Alan Smith, who said that it had increased to 17-year-old tree, and that he first noticed it when it was the size of a bowling ball. Continue reading
Martini Truffle – $ 100.
It offers London hotel Rocco Forte’s Browns Hotel. The cocktail consists of chocolate liqueur, Martini, and its highlight is the truffle, soaked in vodka for two days.
Ritz Sidecar – 515 dollars.
This cocktail is still served in the bar “Hemingway” Paris hotel “Ritz”. Why “yet”? Because of its composition, except for the liqueur Cointreau and lemon juice, is a very rare cognac “1830 Ritz Reserve”, which in the world there are only a few bottles. The uniqueness of this brandy gives a variety of grapes, the berries of which were collected in France in the 60-ies of the XIX century until the invasion of phylloxera, which destroyed many vineyards.
Magie Noir – $ 550.
The Foundation of this delicious cocktail Hennessy cognac, Dom Perignon champagne and BlackBerry cream liqueur Creme deMure. He served in the London club Umbaba. The cocktail was invented by bartender Gila Andre who was inspired by regular visitors to club the young bankers, who one day was bored to celebrate their award the traditional bottle of Cristal. And that cocktail was even more spicy, add the lemon juice, the pulp of fruits of litchi and a special extract from the bark africanigeria Yohimbe is a natural aphrodisiac. This masterpiece is served in a crystal glass, with a straw, which is made of 24-carat white gold by jeweler designs Tom Binns. Continue reading