Exotic travel is getting more and more popular. Unexplored parts of the world, rare animals and … exotic dishes. What pushes people to risk their lives to try exotic dishes? Sometimes it is an opportunity to tickle nerves, and sometimes just ignorance of the danger. So what dishes are considered the most dangerous on the planet and in what countries you can try?
The Puffer Fish
This is one of the most venomous fish on the planet, one drop of venom is deadly to humans: it causes paralysis or even death. But in Japan, this fish is considered a delicacy. The art of cooking to learn that. The poison found in the viscera of fish (ROE, liver). If they are damaged during removal, then the dish will be poisoned.
According to statistics, in the land of the rising sun annually 10 cases of poisoning with this fish, but the Japanese stubbornly continue to eat.
For making meals of this fish should take 30 specific actions that even experienced cooks takes at least 20 minutes.
So why take such a risk? Those who have tried, say that because just the divine taste of this fish. So to risk or not? For moral calm: the Japanese believe death by puffer fish vesnapocuca! By the way, to risk their lives will not be cheap. Portion of the puffer fish for four people costs from $ 200. Continue reading
Delicious and easy bean dishes
It has long been something we have not addressed such a valuable and tasty product, as beans. in our recipes. And so today we have a delicious and simple bean dishes . Where we will touch on a little bit of beans as such, and in particular touch preparation of several delicious dishes.
Delicious and easy bean dishes made simple. And the main requirement for the food — the correct preparation and cleaning of the beans. Preliminary preparation of bean depends on what beans you are using. So, bean is green and normal. Beans younger, so you will need to cook less time. Whereas the usual dry beans requires either
a) soak at least 5 hours and cooking until tender;
b) cooking until tender (an hour to two depending on the bean).
It is important to know an interesting fact: raw beans should not be eaten. It must cook: to stew or boil. In raw beans contain a poisonous substance that is destroyed when cooked. Therefore, you should not eat the raw pods and beans.
By the way, interesting fact: the word “beans” has very ancient origins. It is almost in an unchanged form come down to us from those ancient times when only Sredizemnomorja was settled by our ancestors-Indo-Europeans. Who know about beans (and about how her name is) from locals, then dissolved among our ancestors. And left the memory of himself only a few words. One of which is the beans. Continue reading
Here is a list of the most expensive products in the world. These products are so expensive because of their scarcity and exclusivity. We have to be rich to enjoy this expensive food every day. But if you just want to eat these products once a year, it is not necessary to be rich. So, let’s look at the rating of the most expensive food in the world:
9. Jamón Ibérico de Bellota
Price per kg: $ 185 — $ 395
Jamón Ibérico de Bellota (Iberian acorn ham) is the world’s most expensive pork product. Represents the highest quality of Spanish meat, Jamón Ibérico. Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, is made from the meat of Black Iberian pigs, which grow in the forests along the Spanish-Portuguese border and eat only seeds.
8. Matsutake mushrooms
Price per kg: $ 200 — $ 2000
Matsutake mushroom (Tricholoma matsutake) is highly valued in Japan for centuries. This mushroom also known as mattake, large mushroom that grows mainly in certain types of pine trees in areas of Japan, Korea and China (although he is also growing around the world and exported to Japan to meet the high demand). Continue reading