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
“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
Gourmets all over the world crave more thrills, they can not be surprised raw fish in a fancy sauce or the meat of a lion, so they are looking for exotics worldwide, and it is not so difficult to find. Many national dishes, for example, Australia, Africa, India and South America, are quite usual for the inhabitants of these countries, but shocking for us, accustomed to the aristocracy, Europeans.
We all know the passion of Koreans for seafood, but some of their Hobbies cross the boundaries of our understanding, though perhaps not all that bad and really tasty. Unlike squid, octopus in South Korea not stewed, not boiled, not fried, not baked, and served at the table raw, living form, they are still moving and trying to escape from the plate. Seafood connoisseurs argue that the way meat is better chewed and digested faster. Continue reading