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Food from insect

Food in Thailand is very diverse and exotic. In Thailand to buy a ready meal from insects are everywhere. This is one of the highlights of Thai cuisine. Fried grasshoppers and other exotic for us treats are sold in Thailand straight from the stalls. Except the grasshoppers, here you can buy interesting and exotic dishes made from insects – rolls larvae of the silkworm, crickets in chocolate and stuff. Europeans, savour the taste of dishes from insects, say that their taste is not so bad. In General, all Thai (and not only) nation falls under the definition of entomophagy (Entomophagy) — the phenomenon of eating insects. In many Asian countries there are a whole cuisine on cooking insects. In fact, insects are eaten in more than a hundred countries around the world. This is not surprising.

Man is born omnivorous, but few are ready to take it to heart and eat, for example, bugs or crickets. Meanwhile, insect eating around the globe: they have more protein than chicken meat, full of iron, magnesium and other important elements, finally, it’s just delicious. Continue reading

Exotic Chinese dishes of rare species of animals

“Turtle meat cures cancer” – this traditional widespread confidence in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province. Here in the markets full of exotic and endangered animals. Buy this item restaurants and pharmaceutical companies. The customer buys the head of a crocodile. The head is usually used in soups. In traditional Chinese medicine it is believed that crocodile meat treats disease of the lungs and improves memory Before the recent non-governmental organizations for the protection of the environment, such as student of the South China Nature Society, is an extremely difficult task.
They have to compete with centuries of folk wisdom regarding exotic cuisine and change in consumer appetites in the South of China. Workers legal crocodile farm are going to cut a live crocodile, illicitly purchased in Vietnam Guangzhou is the largest and richest city of the region with very specific ideas about cooking. Local flavors seem extreme even for Chinese from other areas of the country, but the citizens love their exotic food and to abandon them is not going to. Continue reading

The most expensive dishes in the world.

Sultan’s Golden Cake

Price: $ 1,000

Where served: Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey .

Where can I order an omelet for one thousand dollars or to eat pizza for 8 thousand euros? The Forbes magazine decided to find out what restaurants serve similar edible “masterpieces”.

This cake can be enjoyed at the hotel’s restaurant, prepared with pears, figs, quince soaked in Jamaican rum for apricots, vanilla from French Polynesia, truffle, caramel and French wheat. Dessert covered with a layer of 24-carat edible gold. Silver casket of manual work, serving the cake, you can take home as a souvenir. To enjoy this culinary “masterpiece”, it must be arranged at least three days to an hour “X” – this is the warning the hotel. Continue reading

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