Any meal and lunch daily rarely pass without delicious salads, pleasing to the eye and taste. This is the most popular cold dishes, giving unlimited possibilities to combine products and create new flavor combinations. But, unfortunately, not all salads are equally useful. Classic Olivier salad in mayonnaise, for example, a real calorie bomb. But light salads of vegetables or fruits, flavored olive oil or balsamic tart is quite another thing.
Why salad “light”?
First, let’s understand why some salads are called “light” and the other “heavy”? Criteria two: the caloric value and ease of digestion. Light salads are usually prepared on the basis of plant foods: all kinds of vegetables, fruits (fresh or canned), carrots, herbs and spices. Vegetables contain little calories, are easily digested and do not create heaviness in the stomach. As a dressing they normally use olive or sunflower oil, vinegar, lemon juice or a special sauce made with low fat yogurt. For heavy-duty typical use of a large number of cheese, meat, sausages, smoked meat, mayonnaise or salad atypical products (e.g., cooked noodles). Most of these products on individually digested normally, but in the same plate in the form of salad just “fall” into the stomach a heavy stone. Continue reading
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