13 of the world's most extreme dishes
• 13 of the world's most extreme dishes
there is a dish in the kitchen of each country that is visiting tourists seem strange. Who came to investigate the Russian expanses foreigners still can not understand how you can have layers of salted herring with boiled vegetables, jelly-like mixture of beef and chicken, or floating in kefir or kvass cucumber and sausage.
By virtue of culinary specialties of the region and personal taste the same dish may seem representatives of different countries fantastically tasty or inedible. The daily menu of individual countries, there are some dishes that did not dare to try even survivalist, trapped in extreme conditions. The 13-course, to put it mildly, at a great lover. They look worse than the smell, and have a very specific taste, able to surprise even the most inveterate fans of exotic.
In Mexico, some insects are considered a delicacy. Such as those living on the agave worms, which are stuffed with tacos.
It looks quite appetizing dish only as long as the unprepared tourists will not reveal the secret - what does it consists. And make it a mixture of chopped vegetables and crushed grasshoppers.
locust Meat contains 46% protein, 4, 5% of fat and other substances, so has a high nutritional value. It is not surprising that some people consume it in food, just obzharivaya it in butter and sprinkled with salt.
Another delicacy is not for everybody - macaroons, decorated with dried insects. Produce it at all in Asia and in Europe. Among Micronutris believe that in a few years, the insects will become the main source of protein, so their sweetness they add dehydrated crickets, maggots, meal worms and other insects.
In the future, with a deficit of food scientists are going to fight it with the help of insects. To prepare for this planet's inhabitants is morally, some companies are already producing hybrid products like these pastries with custard and larvae of meal worms.
One of the most popular dishes in Southeast Asia - frozen pudding with fresh duck blood or pig.
The Chinese Restaurant in the ancient city of Yogyakarta on Java island, you can taste the meat of the cobra. It is served as part of the hamburger.
In the summer solstice in the Chinese city of Yulin cook the meat of cats and dogs. This cruel tradition goes back more than 600 years. Every year the festival is massive protests around the world millions of animal rights activists urge to abandon tradition and go to a familiar food.
In the province of Zhejiang in China, the traditional dish is virgin boy egg - Chicken eggs boiled in the urine of boys who have not reached 10 years of age. Eggs are cooked all day while nadlamyvaya shell that urine seeped into the egg.
In a city in the northwest of Saudi Arabia in the food consumed Agrionemys lizards. Eating animals after the heat treatment, and in the crude form.
In Malawi the food consumed boiled rat. You can buy them directly at the roadside.
frog without the skin is one of the ingredients of the traditional drink, which is prepared in Peru, for example, in the market in San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima.
For the annual Explorers Club dinner cook a lot of different delicacies. At the last event, held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, the main menu dishes were alligators, cooked whole.