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Food from insect

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

Recipe cheese pie

Dough:

130 g butter + 1 pack of cheese (200g, low-fat, but not soft in the sausage!) + 7 tablespoons of pancake mix.

Everything should grind to a smooth paste. I do this in a food processor, a knife – slice the butter, add the cheese, a little rouble combine, then the flour and the ruble until smooth. In the ideal case the dough sticks together in one big homogeneous lump. Can and hands, but tedious, as you first need to RUB the oil (to warm the oil to a liquid state is not worth it, not the consistency of the batter)and then tedious to grind the dough with a spoon or hands in the bowl ( since the dough is dry and greasy, on a Board, like regular dough, not put). Carefully remove dough from processor to a bowl (be Careful. About harvester knife can not weak to cut yourself. It is better to use a spoon)

Filling:

300 grams of cheese to grate (food processor rocks!), add two eggs, 2-3 tablespoons sour cream 5-6 garlic cloves ( use chesnokodavilku)and art. spoon the chopped greens to taste (classic – dill, I add oregano) mix Everything in a bowl ╧2. Continue reading

Extreme cuisine

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

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