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
Everyone loves a tasty meal, and even more I love when delicious food looks nice and edible. And in today’s collection of Photos you will see the most horrible and disgusting food in the world, which are delicacies in certain countries and regions. You will definitely find some that also disgust you nothing will cause. Photos are not for the faint of heart.
1. Fried tarantulas (Cambodia).
Cambodia has fried tarantulas began during the period of historic hunger strikes. Now this dish is considered a delicacy.
2. Balut (Philippines).
Balut is a snack that consists of a boiled duck or chicken egg, which has already formed fruit. This snack can be found on all the streets and markets of Philippines, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. In these areas, this dish is popular as in America hot dogs. Is considered a male food – rumor has it that he improves potency.
3. Wine from snakes and shpionov (Asia).
This unusual type of liquor can be found mainly in Asia. In a bottle of rice wine immersed snakes and Scorpions, then this mixture several months wandering. During this time the poison completely dissolves and turns a good alcoholic drink. Continue reading
The most delicious dishes of the world, as a rule, don’t travel, and get to know these culinary delights only in their homeland. To prepare for the world’s best recipes, of course, possible anywhere in the world where there are modern supermarkets with a large selection of products, but don’t be surprised that with mass produced products is the result will not be as impressive as if you were using fresh, local products. This does not mean that you are a bad cook or the recipe was wrong. Real people’s cooking is not only recipes and techniques, but also unique local products, varieties of vegetables and fruits, the methods of storage and traditional utensils. Even the composition of water and soil, temperature and humidity – all affect the taste.
Pizza in a wood oven
I won’t try to cook the real Neapolitan pizza, if you don’t have a wood-burning oven and Italian flour, and you live in the suburbs. Tom Yam soup without the authentic fresh spices too, not impressed. It is better to cook our traditional dishes and the exotic meet while traveling, and you will be happy! Continue reading