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.
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Many almost every evening, returning home from work, ask yourself and your beloved companion question: “What to cook for dinner?” . And often the question is heard or implied by related words quick and tasty . Quick dinner – because fatigue at the end of the day, I don’t want the whole evening to stand at the stove and still very much want to eat. Delicious dinner – because food is necessary to enjoy, always want to please a loved one and being pampered.
The option of going to a restaurant will not be considered. Every day is such a luxury few can afford. The opposite extreme – fast food or processed foods is also not going to buy. It’s not serious, though fast and cheap. It is better to think about the contents of the fridge. On the way home go to the supermarket to buy the missing for our idea of culinary ingredients. And let’s say half an hour to cook dinner, to spend still have. Believe me, it’s a bit.
Take a standard set of cucumbers, tomatoes, sweet peppers, onions and herbs. Quickly and beautifully cut vegetables, mix, sprinkle with salt and pepper, pour vegetable oil or sour cream. All. The salad is ready.
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Some probably will ask:”Qutab — what is it?”
Qutab is a thin cake made with unleavened dough, has a Crescent shape, with different filling. Therefore, Qutab distinguished by its stuffing: kutaby with meat (lamb), kutaby with greens, kutaby with onions, kutaby with cheese, etc. Kutaby are fried on a dry cast iron pan without adding oil.
Ingredients for Kutabs with meat:
mutton — 200 g beef — 200 g, onions — 200 g flour — 400 g, water — 0.6 l, sumac, salt, black pepper.
Step-by-step recipe Kutabs with meat:
The cooked kutabs with meat begin by kneading fresh dough for our Qutab . For this bolt flour, add salt to taste, pour water at room temperature and knead the dough . Water and flour added such a quantity that the dough turned out tough. If batter will be liquid, then add flour or Vice versa.
Spread the dough on a flour Board and continue kneading with hands, adding flour gradually. Since the dough for kutabs’s going to be great, so knead the dough requires a long time, about 10 minutes.
When the dough is kneaded, it is well behind the hands, we put it in a plastic bag and allow it to rest for 15-20 minutes.
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