In the traditional cuisine of different countries there are lots of incredibly delicious food, and there was a strange delicacies of unusual ingredients. Intrepid travelers like to try exotic dishes. And would you risk?
Exotic dish of Iceland: hakarl
A traditional dish for festive Christmas and new year festivities in the far North of Iceland is hakarl – rotten shark meat. This delicacy is prepared for many months: the shark is gutted and cut up for a few months, the meat is soaked in a special leaven. Then take out, cut into strips, and hanging on hooks, left to rot. The smell of this dish is almost unbearable, so try hakarl, advise, holding his nose. But those who ventured to the tasting, they say that the taste is quite delicate.
Like an exotic dish in another Nordic country – Norway. There it is called rakfisk and usually cook trout or whitefish. The taste of hakarl and rakfisk different, but the smell, they say, is almost equally terrible.
Exotic dish of China: the bird’s nest soup
Asian cuisine can generally be described as exotic. Then you and fried tarantulas, live octopus, rotten eggs… One of the most harmless exotic Chinese dishes – soup of edible bird’s nests. It is one of the most expensive. Because the cost of these nests up to several thousand dollars per kilogram.
To prepare the soup, use the nests of only two species of Swifts who build their homes from almost pure saliva with a small addition of feathers. The less in a nest of feathers, the more expensive the dish. Continue reading