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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…

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My Kingdom for a drink of water: the most expensive food in the world
The most expensive water in the world's Most expensive meat - Japanese marbled beef is the Most expensive spice in the world saffron is the Most expensive caviar is the…

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Exotic Asian vegetables

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

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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

7 most exotic dishes on the planet

Going on a gastronomic tour of the restaurants previously unknown States, don’t forget to ensure that the local menu suits your preferences. Otherwise routine dishes of the good old resorts of the Black sea, in comparison with an inviting exotic, will seem like a fairy tale about the rainbow ponies.

Having collected numerous reviews about the extraordinary dishes in the world, DGF ICC submits its rating of the most outstanding.

Fried Scorpions

Common for China and Vietnam. According to eyewitnesses, the texture of food is as disgusting as the appearance of fried Scorpions are fragile on the outside and mealy contain-gelatin filling. But at least they are not poisonous: after Scorpio goes into the fat, the poison loses its toxic properties.

The puffer fish

Unmatched Japanese delicacies. Poison puffer fish deadly: minor bug chefs can cost the lives of all those who will try. Therefore, the preparation only chefs who passed the exam and have passed the necessary training. Continue reading

New year: delicious salads for a quick hand
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