You dream about Asia? Want to bask in the sun, walk around uninhabited Islands and to wear a short knit dress in while your compatriots are hiding from the snow at home? Then you should be prepared for a rather original and specific cuisine of Asia. In the dishes has a lot of hot spices, and eat insects more often than go to the theater. Don’t be afraid to plunge into the world of Asia and to try the amazing local cuisine. You will love it.
What to eat in Asia?
Try not to throw food on the first day in Asia. For starters, wait until after acclimatization. Introduce local foods gradually and remember to drink lots of water. Do not go to the other extreme. Should not be bent on seeing unusual dish and refuse to try.
Indian Badam Milk. The drink is served in many places of India. It can be bought even on the street. It is based on milk and rose water. In addition, Badam milk add cardamom, pistachios and almonds. Boiled in a huge VAT, and drink hot or cold.
Chinese snails in Chile. In China they eat not of the river, and sea snails. Therefore, they are much larger than those that you saw at home. Snails cooked in wine or soy sauce, some chili pepper and garlic.
Sea grape. We love Continue reading
The most expensive desserts in the world
At first glance, strawberry dessert, Strawberries Arnaud at the French restaurant New Orleans, with 90 years of history, looks like a normal dish of thinly sliced fruit. But it is different in that it is served with “garnish” of the Golden ring with a pink diamond 4.7 carats, once owned by the famous British financier sir Ernest Kassala (Ernest Cassel). Dessert brings a waiter in white gloves, pouring you rare port 24 850$ in the presence of the jazz ensemble.
Useless? Of course. Outrageous? Possible. But this dessert, Strawberries Arnaud $ 1, 4 million dollars easily became the most expensive on the planet.
Words that usually describe these desserts – sumptuous, tempting, tasty – do not fit with their very humble ingredients – flour, eggs, sour cream, and berries.
“People, dinner is often away from home, getting bored. They are looking for new, sometimes absurd ways to entertain yourself.” So bakers all over the world come up with new, surprising, bizarre ingredients – from the macaroons Haute couture to gold, but edible leaves and strawberry with diamonds.
The list of the most expensive desserts helped to make the world’s leading confectioners. Despite the expectations of the readers, expensive desserts Continue reading
The most exotic fruits of Asia
Exotic products are always aroused curiosity.
Fortunately, many of them can now be found in almost any grocery supermarket. We present you the article very interesting facts about some exotic fruits that will prepare you for the tasting.
Durian is a tropical fruit, found principally in South-East Asia. Its fruits are large and prickly on the outside, have a high content of minerals and nutrients. However, durian has one drawback – the pungent smell. In this regard, the fruit allowed to be brought on the plane, the bus and urban transport in some Asian countries.
The fruit size can reach 4 kg and the height of the tree up to 40 m. the Leaves of the evergreen tree, the shape varies from oblong to round, the color of the fleshy parts – from yellow to red, depending on the type of wood. They have thirty kinds, of which nine are identified as edible. Durian is defined as a strictly tropical tree that stops growing when the temperature falls below 22 C. Used in cooking. It is used to flavor some of the muffins, cakes and ice cream in Asia. Rice, steamed, served with coconut milk and ripe fruit, durian.
Rambutan grows in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and other areas of South-East Asia. Its name comes from the Indonesian word “rambutan” means “hairy”. This is because Continue reading