“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
When we consider our food, we don’t think about it too, and in fact sometimes note that it’s normal. However, there are some products that are so unusual and dangerous that they can fight off any appetite. In this collection you will see poisonous shark meat, neurotoxic fruit salad and frogs-bulls…
Greenland sharks are dangerous not only while kayaking, but also for the stomach. The fact that the Greenland shark does not have the ability to urinate, resulting in a huge amount of ammonia and oxide of trimethyl removed from the body of the shark through the tissue. Enterprising residents of Greenland developed a traditional dish known as Spat, which is an aged shark meat. Besides that the smell of shark meat is almost unbearable, the consumer is faced with a potential threat of organ damage, intoxication and disease from poisons that are still present in the meat. Continue reading