Food and travel are so inextricably linked, as airplanes and airports. No matter where you go, you need to get as much culinary experience, which will help to understand the local culture. In some countries it is food is the main attraction, attracting many foodies to its borders, like moths to flame. Below we will discuss ten countries, for which the taste buds of a traveler would be definitely grateful.
Combining the cuisines of India, China and Oceania, Thai cuisine is concentrated the best of all three cooking techniques and delicious ingredients. Dishes are usually seasoned with garlic and Chile. Other typical ingredients include lime juice, coriander and lemongrass, giving cooked delights characteristic sharp taste, typical of Thai cuisine. A legendary sauce for fish or shrimp paste makes just fall in love with this extraordinary the kitchen.
From olives to octopus, the true taste of Greece is defined by fresh healthy food. Here not adopted a disguise or Eclipse an original taste, especially when dealing with freshly baked bread, pink tomatoes and fresh-caught Mediterranean fish. Lunch is the main event with the string supplied to the table as the dishes. Thanks to the environment and Fridays, traditional fasting days, the vegetarians too will not be deprived of care. 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
For every tourist one of the conditions that a memorable vacation is tasting the local cuisine. And the farther the country of stay, the more food for him. Here are the most unusual dishes from around the world.
Sometimes it is impossible to believe that any dish edible, but in other countries people consider this dish a delicacy. What in one country is causing the discomfort, others eat every day. See our list of the most strange, exotic dishes from different countries from around the world.
Bushmeat — Africa
Bushmeat — dried meat of wild animals. It is believed that eating wild meat has become the main reason for emergence in West Africa of the Ebola virus.
Monkey brains — China, Africa and South Asia.
One of the favorite dishes of Vietnamese cuisine occurred long before the Foundation of Greenpeace. Few tourists will be able to withstand the flow of this dish and eat it after cooking it is highly inhumane to be addressed units.
Balut — Philippines.
Balut is a fertilized chicken embryos and duck. This dish is sold on the streets like hotdogs. For food fit only 17 to 21 day embryos, because at this stage they have not yet formed claws, beak and feathers. Eat balut with salt and pepper. Continue reading