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
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
What a festive table without snacks, and what could be more delicious snacks from the mushrooms. Dishes from a large variety of fungi, from mushrooms is cooked first and second courses, and our chefs advise you to cook the most delicious meals of mushrooms to feast, Banquet, festive table. For the preparation of snacks you can use fresh mushrooms, salted and pickled. Prepare to get started, simply mushrooms with tomatoes and garlic . You can use white mushrooms or mushrooms, they should be boiled in salted water and slice. Fry in butter with tomatoes and mashed garlic when ready add green Basil. You can serve hot as an appetizer, garnish with herbs and sliced boiled potatoes.
Appetizer — caviar from mushrooms. For cooking eggs with mushrooms, need dried mushrooms 100g or 600g pickled mushrooms, 3 onions, butter. Cook the mushrooms, mince. Finely chop the onions and lightly fry in butter. Add the mushrooms and simmer for 15 minutes, mix well. In a prepared mushroom spawn add crushed garlic, vinegar, salt, pepper. Mushroom spawn can be used as a separate dish, as well as for sandwiches, canapés and as filling for tartlets or baskets made from puff pastry . Continue reading