“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
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
Two people riding in the train and are not binding, unhurried conversation. One suddenly said, tugging at his hand the package with sugar: “the Most disgusting combination of foods for me is a boiled egg covered in chocolate!”. After about five minutes the second reason asked: “do you prepare the dog never tried?”
The Premier took place in the “Landscape painted with tea” mentioned milk soup with herbs and prominent eyes. Will never forget his untested taste.
If you risk to fry the oranges in batter or taste of the honey mixed with cucumber brine, our collected from all over the world strange recipes will help you to master the way to new heights of culinary and sensory heaven.
Some rare or unusual ingredients may seem elusive, but nowadays nobody restricts the possibilities, it would wish. Something you 100% to cook will not, not really necessary. Continue reading