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
Let’s start with the basics. Asparagus beans . Cost a penny, you can fry, boil, stew. Arina loves them, as well as Filipinos, Vietnamese and Thais. They eat them almost every day. Once I saw these beans on the market in Mariupol. Here even I do not know whether they are in Ukraine began to grow, whether brought from somewhere.
Asian eggplants . Differ from ours only by the shape – thinner and longer, there are small and round like tomatoes. Of them get the same eggplant caviar, like at home. Even in the Philippines, many kinds zucchini, vaguely similar to ours.
And to the right of the eggplant vegetable that can ruin any dish in the eyes of Europeans. But Asians really. Bitter Chinese melon . The first time we tried it in Vietnam… You ever had to chew a bitter pill? The feelings are very similar.
How many varieties of cabbage you know? Cabbage, Chinese, broccoli, cauliflower, red cabbage, Brussels sprouts And all…? Then I’m ready to replenish your knowledge. Continue reading
Vietnam. The Vietnamese and the sea. Almost by Hemingway
The fish markets of Asia is an unforgettable experience. Exploring Vietnam Elena Mikulchik, a food critic and columnist Holiday in another “live” show and tell about what not buy in Minsk shops and tasted in the local restaurants – fresh fish and all sorts of “marine reptiles” of all stripes. For many, the possibility of such revelry the soul of “river-sea” can be a reason right now to pick out the best tours to Vietnam. Get acquainted with the denizens of the deep that will get you hooked!
Geography is a useful thing, even for the most dedicated of blondes and I again look at the map of Vietnam. This country is bordered on the West by Laos and Cambodia, on the North by China, and the East and the South China sea, which flow into larger rivers the City and the Mekong river. I mean that in the coastal areas you can find a huge amount of fish and seafood. What is more important for the Vietnamese after rice, is of course fish. Continue reading