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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

Best cuisines of the world

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.

1. Thailand

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.

2. Greece

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

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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TOP 8 most unusual, extreme and exotic dishes
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