Australian cuisine is very unusual and diverse. Her dishes range from sandwiches and meat pies to exotic dishes such as kangaroo fillet. The beginning of her flourished in the 90-ies of the 20th century. At this time in all big cities of Australia opened numerous restaurants.
The modern kitchen have combined their culinary preferences and traditions. Australia is famous for exotic fruits, cheese and sea products, meat lambs and bulls. In the preparation of Australian meals often use lemon grass and cardamom, chilli and coriander. In addition to cuisine characterized by the use of exotic seafood like balmain bugs (similar to lobster), shark lips.
In the menu, restaurants often use new local vegetarian dishes: wild Rozel and Kakadu plum, riberries and bunya nuts. Also there are new ingredients: the fry of eels, witchetty grubs, freshwater yabbies, meat, possum and crocodile. The best dishes of modern Australian cuisine – roasted pear with corn flour, marinated fillet of beef with curry-with a thick spinach sauce with beets. Now Australian cuisine is actively developing and trying to become the first in the world! Continue reading
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