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
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