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
If you are hungry now or plan to eat in the near future, we strongly encourage you not to look this post. Today we bring you the top ten most disgusting foods.
1. Opalgem, he’s rotten reindeer.
Absolute winner in our ranking. Sometimes instead it appears the whale, the seal (civic) or walrus. The mutilated corpses of animals love to eat almost all the Northern Nations. In Scandinavia eat the dead sharks. Recipes of this wonderful dish in different Nations differ little from each other – the animal buried in the ground, and after a few months dig. By this time the putrefactive bacteria make soft fabric in gray, slimy mass. Opalgem deadly to Europeans due to ptomaine – cadaverine, putrescine and neurine.
Escamoles is a larvae of ants of the genus Liometopum, found on the roots of the agave. In Mexican cuisine, escamoles are considered a delicacy, sometimes referred to as “the caviar of insects”. This dish with the consistency of cottage cheese tastes like oil, with a nutty flavor. 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