New year is perhaps the most anticipated holiday around the world. He enveloped real magic, incredible miracles and amazing traditions. And what would the tradition of celebrating in different parts of the world, and new year’s table — this is a mandatory symbol for Ukrainians and for Russians, for Germans, and for the Japanese and for Americans. So, if we can not imagine New year without sparkling champagne, delicious salad “Olivier”, and Mandarin “new year fire” on TV, something about the traditional culinary preferences of the inhabitants of other countries, we know practically nothing. And in all parts of the world people believe that a particular dish can bring good luck and happiness in the family. So, on the eve of this holiday, we decided to prepare for you a selection of dishes from around the world, which will be covered tables for the New year.
In this country no celebration is complete without the preparation of local plumpudding — dish of crumbs of bread, flour, eggs, various spices, raisins, and, not believe FAT. Before serve, pour English rum and set on fire. Awesome yummy, however, as a spectacle! Continue reading
The Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence
Price: 14.500 $
Where served: Wine3, The Fortress Resort and Spa Galle, Sri Lanka
The structure of this dessert is the Italian cassata (sponge cake) – flavored liqueur Irish Cream, canned pomegranate and mango Sabayon made with champagne Dom Perignon. Decorate the dessert hand-made chocolate figurine of a fisherman sitting on a pole (Sri Lanka fish). The most important decorative element of the dish is pure 80 carat aquamarine.
Wagyu Meat Pie
Price: 8.000 pounds (almost $ 12.860)
Where served: Fence Gate Inn, Lancashire, UK
Made with Wagyu beef – the dish is not cheap. The more that meat pie marinated in wine of Chateau Mouton Rothschild vintage 1982 year, and the dish is cooked with truffles and mushrooms, matsutake. Continue reading
The world’s most expensive salad. called “Florette Sea&Earth “, can be enjoyed in the restaurant of the Oxford hotel “Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons”. The ingredients – 50 g of selected white Beluga caviar Almas, lobster, Cornish crab and lobster. The author serves Raymond Le Blanc added a still young paretsky salad with a bit of olive oil, grated truffles, red pepper, asparagus and potatoes, garnished all with gold foil. The cost per serving “Paretsky sea and land” – 635 pounds.
The world’s most expensive tea is called da Hong PAO, which translated means “Big red robe”. Get “Big red robe” from the sheet just six bushes growing near the monastery Tianxin. The age of these unique bushes – 350 years. Each year, collected no more than 500 grams of the legendary tea, the cost of the finished product reached .685 thousand dollars per kilogram. In 2005, 20 grams of tea (four tablespoons) at auction in Fujian sold for 208 million yuan (about 25 thousand dollars), and a week earlier the same amount – 24 thousand dollars. In 2006, the year the entire crop deposited in the China national tea Museum, a further collection was declared the moratorium. From now on tea da Hong PAO will not enjoy anybody. However, since the 80-ies of the last weimarische shrubs were propagated vegetatively. Get them tea is also called “Big red robe”, but experts believe that it does not go to any comparison with the present Dahunpao. Continue reading