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
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” 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 fat yogurt, and the eggs are put. Always cook two large meals. Have never stayed!
Can be prepared in different ways, I’ll tell you about one.
In order that the dish was not fresh, but reduce calories, I always mayonnaise diluted with low-calorie sour cream or yogurt, and for friends and for myself at all seasoned with a sauce of curdled milk or natural yogurt, which is prepared from yeast and skim milk. Any of the above dairy products are mixed with small amounts salt, ground black pepper and dried Basil. Should be stirred until then, until the salt has dissolved completely, and spices won’t give the sauce its flavors.
Preparing the salad in layers. So you need all the products to boil and clean the shell (eggs), peel (onion) and peel (vegetables). Apples should be washed under running water and remove from core.
The potatoes will be the bottom layer, so it is necessary to thoroughly impregnate the sauce. I scrubbed the whole boiled potatoes, peel and mix in a salad bowl, immediately spread on a dish, as kartofeleny quickly absorbs the sauce and becomes cleannow mass. If you are cooking for men, try the sauce, it should be well salted, as the vegetables cook not podsalivaya water. Put the potatoes, try to keep to the side of the dish stayed the distance, otherwise the top layer will droop with meals. Continue reading