Who doesn’t like the records? All love! Some – read lists, and others to get them. Among chefs, too, there are such cranks – behind the scenes they compete in creating the most expensive dishes. The course is the whole Arsenal of delicacies: lobster, white truffles, caviar… the Most cunning and make pretentious, not to say honest, but effective move: add in dishes of pearls with diamonds. And almost all the dishes that claim to be the most expensive and exclusive, can be found at a tempting gloss – covered because these masterpieces with gold leaf and precious stones.
1. Glamorous Burger
Burger should cost $ 2. Or, say, 20 in a fashionable restaurant with wonderful supply. OK. How about 1100 pounds, ladies and gentlemen?! Believe me, that’s it! For 1800 dollars in one of London’s restaurants you can taste the sandwich of rare Japanese Wagyu beef, new Zealand venison, brie cheese, smoked duck eggs… and the list of ingredients it is possible to paint quite a long time. There is also saffron, and white truffle, and brioche covered with some sesame seeds and gold! And the name does not disappoint – gamburger. Quite a choice because glamorous. And this sandwich will not leave the customer hungry:it has as many as 2.6 thousand calories. And offer the dish with a buffet of delicacies – apparently, only one hamburger customers had a bit. Continue reading
The beautiful youth Crocus was in love with the nymph. Nymph loved him. The ancient gods were bored watching this idyll: they transformed the nymph into a Bush, and the Crocus in the flower of the same name.
Other sources said that actually the young man’s name was CROC and the nymph he didn’t care: he competed with Hermes in the discus throw. Olympic God accidentally hit the disc in the crock pot. The wound proved fatal. Where was shed the blood of the CRIC, was born a flower.
Be that as it may, now on our planet, home to several dozen varieties of Crocus. Including planting Crocus. This is an extremely beautiful flower with pale purple, yellow or white petals. It smells like violet, and out of the heart protruding orange stigmas, which produce the most expensive spice in the world — saffron.
Of the 100,000 flowers get about a kilogram of saffron. The stigmas need to have time to pluck for three days until the Crocus blooms, and quickly dried. It is akin to jewelry work: this is why saffron is also known as “red gold”, and there were times when he was appreciated more noble metal. Continue reading
Unexpected changes in Vietnamese “food chain” and the diet has generated a booming chrysoidine. In The Sona, a small village on the banks of the river, the City, the pied Piper NGO Mines There says that regularly eating the rat 99% of the population. In support of these statistics, and encourages local vendor Nguyen, Chi Le. “For the last quarter of an hour I sold 2 kg”, – it brags, showing a large metal bowl of skinned carcasses.
Rat cooking is spreading in the big cities. Handwritten ads in the back streets of Hanoi’s say that freshly caught rats can be sold for money. “Today, the Vietnamese and foreign tourists are eating more rat in it,” says Pham hoo tan, the owner of the Luong Son Quan restaurant in Ho Chi Minh, the former southern capital, formerly known as Saigon. The restaurant Tana dish of rat grilled with lemon grass or roasted in garlic, you can try around 60 thousand VND ($4) per serving. The rat may taste like chicken, but seeing the rat paw on the plate, pretending it is difficult. In the Vietnamese hinterland rats for centuries been considered a delicacy – there are recipes that date back 150 years. However, residents of large cities for a long time treated the rats with prejudice in their minds the animals more associiroval pests, rummaging in the garbage, than with mouth-watering delicacy. Continue reading