“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
For every tourist one of the conditions that a memorable vacation is tasting the local cuisine. And the farther the country of stay, the more food for him. Here are the most unusual dishes from around the world.
Sometimes it is impossible to believe that any dish edible, but in other countries people consider this dish a delicacy. What in one country is causing the discomfort, others eat every day. See our list of the most strange, exotic dishes from different countries from around the world.
Bushmeat — Africa
Bushmeat — dried meat of wild animals. It is believed that eating wild meat has become the main reason for emergence in West Africa of the Ebola virus.
Monkey brains — China, Africa and South Asia.
One of the favorite dishes of Vietnamese cuisine occurred long before the Foundation of Greenpeace. Few tourists will be able to withstand the flow of this dish and eat it after cooking it is highly inhumane to be addressed units.
Balut — Philippines.
Balut is a fertilized chicken embryos and duck. This dish is sold on the streets like hotdogs. For food fit only 17 to 21 day embryos, because at this stage they have not yet formed claws, beak and feathers. Eat balut with salt and pepper. Continue reading