Sultan’s Golden Cake
Price: $ 1,000
Where served: Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey .
Where can I order an omelet for one thousand dollars or to eat pizza for 8 thousand euros? The Forbes magazine decided to find out what restaurants serve similar edible “masterpieces”.
This cake can be enjoyed at the hotel’s restaurant, prepared with pears, figs, quince soaked in Jamaican rum for apricots, vanilla from French Polynesia, truffle, caramel and French wheat. Dessert covered with a layer of 24-carat edible gold. Silver casket of manual work, serving the cake, you can take home as a souvenir. To enjoy this culinary “masterpiece”, it must be arranged at least three days to an hour “X” – this is the warning the hotel. 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
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