Where you can try burgers for $5000, omelets for $1000 and a pizza for €8000
The rule “the more expensive the better” in the case of cooking does not always work. Sandwich, cooked in a nondescript cafe, someone seems much more appetizing than filet Mignon from the elite restaurant. On the other hand, having ordered a dish, the cost of which is calculated even tens and hundreds of conditional units, Willy-nilly, you will begin to admire his taste — not least because they do not want to regret the money spent. However, as a rule, the admiration is quite sincere, the creators of expensive dishes tend not to make money out of anything, but to show their culinary skills and imagination. Forbes chose 10 edible masterpieces, which are able to inflict a serious blow to the budget gourmet.
Frenchman, Hubert Keller is widely respected among American chefs. He owns several restaurants, including Fleur, located in the world capital of gambling. It is here that serves a giant Burger for $5000: a Kobe beef, foie Gras and truffle sauce, all on a lush crispy bun. As a bonus — a bottle of Château Pétrus wine harvest in 1995, and exclusive glass that, if the client so wishes, will be shipped out to his home along with a certificate of quality. In addition, the satellite or companion, who will order the FleurBurger 5000, will receive a free Burger — though ordinary. 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