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