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
When I was with my exhibition in London, Indian restaurant, I was served something similar at our crunchies that I was a problem for him to work with a big appetite. It turned out that these were Indian fried cockroaches. At the time I lost my appetite.:
– Well, for example, crocodile soup, which we ate in Thailand on a crocodile farm. Soup as a soup similar to chicken, but it is very healing: after eating it, one of our comrade immediately recovered from a lingering bronchitis.
– In 99-m to year in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the estate our guests were served a dish from the menu Repin lunch 11 Aug. 1911 – turnips stewed in wine, and salad of dried herbs that recipes Repin wife, vegetarian Norman-Severova.
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