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
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
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