Australian cuisine combined culinary tastes of East and West, ancient aboriginal traditions and recipes of immigrants from all over the world. Its capabilities extend from meat cakes and vegetarian sandwiches to kangaroo fillet with young shoots of sokolovici and fried onions, the newspaper “To the table of Muscovites”.
The flowering of Australian cuisine began quite recently – in the 90s of the last century. All largest cities of green continent has experienced the emergence of many new restaurants, designed in the spirit of “modern Australian cuisine”. The success of the local culinary arts was driven by two factors: first, the variety and uniqueness of dishes, secondly, cheapness.
Immigrants from all over the world have brought to Australia their culinary preferences, the cuisine not only United East and West, and brought their ancient traditions. The success turned out to be enormous. Andre Cointreau, the President of the Parisian “Le Cordon Bleu”, possibly the most prestigious culinary Institute, which has branches in London, new York, Tokyo and Sydney, believes that if a few decades years ago, France was the undoubted centre of world gastronomy, but now the centre – Australia.
“Australia is a place where developing a kitchen twenty-first century,” says Cointreau, believing that of culinary art of Australia will be a “classic cooking of tomorrow.” Continue reading
The most expensive dishes of today
Every man has his hobby. Someone travels, someone draws and someone who would like to experience the taste and effect of the most extravagant dishes in the world. As the rules for these culinary masterpieces you also need to pay more than usual. Today we present you a list of the most expensive and interesting dishes from around the world.
One of the most mysterious animals – the Puffer fish . The crown risk and cost of the cuisines of Japan. In the body of this creature contains a nerve poison, cure does not exist yet. The cost per serving comes to five hundred dollars. And the happy owner of a fillet of a Fugue in time falls into a state of narcotic euphoria, after which his organs are temporarily paralyzed, and then it returns to its previous state. But if you overdo it with the amount of the poison, then kill yourself long wait will not keep. Frustrated foodie will be considered a hero, and chef, his poison is simply obliged to take over the corpse of an act of ritual suicide.
Diamond caviar belugas-albinos . This is the most precious thing that exists on the planet. The cost of one kilogram of product is eighteen and a half thousand euros. And all because such eggs fish spawn once in a century. But to find it very difficult, despite the price it sold for five years ahead. Continue reading
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. Continue reading