As you know the rich have their quirks. Offer you top of the most expensive dishes and drinks…
The world’s most expensive nut-Macadamia tree height of 40 meters, it bears fruit for a hundred years. To breed and produce such a difficult nut, so it is not harvested more than 40 tons per year. One kilogram of Macadamia over 30 dollars. Wow nuts.
The world’s most expensive spice funny as it sounds, but it is the saffron. However, not one that we usually add in dishes. Prepare the seasoning of stamens, which are collected manually and then dried. In order to get 0.5 kg of seasoning, it is necessary to collect 225 thousand stamens. Therefore, a kilogram of saffron costs about 6 thousand dollars. Such saffron has a real taste for the flavor and taste of saffron to the dish for five people, enough six stamens.
The world’s most expensive Beluga caviar – albino. Bring this caviar from Iran, but quite rare. Therefore, one hundred grams of caviar cost about 2 thousand dollars. Continue reading
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
Part of any trip is discovering the local food, which in the literal sense of the expression “eyes on the forehead climb”. In this article we will introduce you to unusual culinary delights of different countries. But, as the author of Lonely Planet’s “Extreme cuisine” Eddie Lin: “the Difference between delicious and tasteless food consists of only two letters.”
Australia: large white larvae
These fleshy creatures were an important staple food of Australian aborigines for thousands of years. They grow up to 7 cm in length and are found in Central Australia in the roots nizkostvolnye and eucalyptus trees. There they Jivatma plant SAP before you turn into butterfly, if not to eat them before that. What if you still enjoy? This can only be compared to how bent a little balloon of liquid. It spreads out in your mouth like a SIP of red wine. Although the taste is more reminiscent of an egg.
Afghanistan: the testicles
Edible testicles come in all sizes: large bullish (also called “Rocky mountain oysters”) and small cock. The Chinese are fond of stewed testicles, and the Afghans are preparing lamb on a spit like a kebab. In Texas hold a festival dedicated to the bull eggs. For cooking they need to be cut (at this stage, disappear the faint of heart), remove the membranes and saute with lemon and sumac until soft. Continue reading