Take, for example, the first dish, called “Gargullo” from Michel Brasa (Laguiole, France). This salad is more like a painting than a restaurant dish. However, this salad and its composition may include about 60 ingredients. Depending on the season, Michelle picks up the ingredients – this can be grass, and seeds, and vegetables, and even flowers that combine to give here is unusual, beautiful dish.
The next dish is also from France, it is served in the restaurant of Pierre Gagnaire (Paris). The dish is called “Crystal wind”, it is based on meringue. To achieve the airiness of protein in it add water and sugar and get the crystals.
Here is an unusual dish to find in Spain. This snail caviar and this dish is called “El Bulli”.
How about the egg with caviar and whipped cream? Want to try? Then you are in the new York restaurant Jean Georges.
“Palm heart” is the next dish that is served in the restaurant Alinea (Chicago, USA). The dish consists of five pieces of palm-trees with different fillings.
Another masterpiece of culinary art from the restaurant French Laundr (California,USA). This dish is called a “Moulard Duck foie Gras”. Served with blueberries and flowers from your own garden. 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
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