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Extreme gourmets: the most terrible meals of the world

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

Decoration salads to feast: recipes

Today it is hard to imagine any dish without a salad. Our Slavic people love salads: different, tasty, with vodka, traditional and original! And beautiful salads – it’s such a nice addition to any salad, which tries to embody in his kitchen each hostess.

Decoration salads – it’s like a religion and philosophy – each family has its own, and unites their one common passion — decorating. To philosophize about how to decorate salads can be long. And there are people who do not like the decoration of salads in our usual sense. In any case, beautiful salads – it’s the atmosphere of the holiday celebration, it is an opportunity to make our brighter and more saturated.

Dear friends, I offer you an original selection with examples of jewelry of salads, which I hope you not only enjoy, but will appear on your holiday table.

Salad “Sunflower”

Salad with chicken and mushrooms “Mushroom”

Salad “Watermelon slice”

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Most expensive cocktails

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

Salad "the Bride"
Salad "the Bride" in our family came long ago. All my guests, especially those who follow the figure, I love it. I do it even during Lent, mayonnaise substitute low…

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How to make a quick and tasty salad
In earlier times, the salads were preparing for the holidays and in the summer, during the ripening of vegetables. Nowadays, the salad was the dish almost daily that became possible…

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Most expensive cocktails
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…

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