Appetite, like Carlson
The cuisine of Northern people is considered boring and monotonous. I admit, some truth to that, but it is not less true that for us the same Scandinavian cuisine is much closer than Spanish or Greek, since our latitude is similar.
To me, the lack of attention to the cuisine of those countries where a lot of the time there is snow, due to the fact that the grapes under the snow as it is not growing. So, and autochthonous wines in these countries does not happen.
But on the anniversary gave me a bottle of Absolut. There really had nowhere to go – another invitation friends got buffet lunch. Since the main ingredients of the Swedish food – salted fish, meat, fresh and pickled vegetables, and begged the neighbors to vodka.
Let’s start with dishes resembling our vinaigrette, but the taste perhaps even better combined with the scalding drink. Prepare herring salad in Swedish. Herring cut into fillets (do not mess with the split, much less chopped into pieces and drenched unclear than fish), then into thin strips. The beets and the potatoes boil, cut into cubes, finely chop onion. Marinated (pickled, salty – this is a purely Slavic invention) cucumbers cut into cubes smaller, so do the eggs. In most Swedish of dishes is cut the fennel. There you have it – it’s great, Continue reading
How to keep your stomach in an exotic country
Visiting one or another exotic country, our Russian enthusiastic tourist wants to receive not only visual, tactile and olfactory impressions of the new space and taste. Still! I want to try everything at once! How to resist, for example, the temptation to experience on its stomach “the Dragon Fight with a Tiger” in Chinese? The so-called roast snakes and cats. Special and unforgettable pleasure you can get, bite dumplings with octopus or stew of dog meat.
Here you can list lots of other exotic dishes that are ready round the clock to tempt the travelers with their variety of delicious flavors of meat, seafood or spices.
Almost every southern European country is very specific, replete with hot spices so much, that often lose the natural taste of food. Therefore, Russian tourists for food should be treated selectively and gluttonize very carefully. Well, if the holidays end belly harmless eating after a meal is absolutely impossible to force yourself to get up from the table. So “luck” may smile only people with exceptionally good health. Much more common are cases, when the holiday is overshadowed by the heavy consequences.
How to protect yourself from the increased load on the digestive tract during the trip? Collecting bag in the road, do not forget in addition to the beautiful outfits, put Continue reading
The most expensive
The most expensive brand in the world – Coca-Cola. Its cost is estimated at 68.9 billion dollars, representing almost 60 percent of the value of the whole company.
The most expensive hotel in the world the Most in the world. Seven-star hotel Buri Al Arab in Dubai. The most modest room will have to pay 770 Euro per night and the Royal Suite will cost you € 7 700.
The most expensive coffee in the world. Grade Kopi Luwak from Sumatra. A quarter pound costs about 75 dollars. On the coffee plantations of Java and Sumatra usual unusual marsupials animal – Luwak (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus). He only eats ripe coffee beans. Luwak cannot digest a coffee bean and it gets rid of the “natural ways”. Local residents diligently collect undigested animal coffee beans from which is prepared the most expensive coffee in the world. The rich taste of this drink is due to the special properties of the gastric juice of the animal.
The most expensive potato in the world. Grade La Bonnotte from France. Sold for about 500 euros per kilo.
The most expensive lunch in the world. David Einhorn (head of the firm Greenlight Capital) at auction for 250 100 dollars bought the right to dine with his idol, billionaire Warren Buffett.
The most expensive salad in 2003, the Salad cost 637 pounds (about 1000 dollars) per portion was provided Continue reading