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Exotic dishes of the world

What you can eat during the trip, the most threatening to life and health? We present You a list of exotic dishes that are better not to try when traveling to distant countries.

The Puffer Fish (Japan)
Danger: death

Improperly prepared puffer fish can kill within hours. The chef must when cutting to remove the liver and organs of reproduction. If this is not done, the fish will remain the poison tetrodotoxin, which causes paralysis of muscles and lead to suffocation. Antidote to it is not, but a chance to survive if the victim of poisoning will support artificial respiration until such time as the poison will not be removed from the body. The main thing – to withstand the first 24 hours.

Crabs (Latin America)
Danger: cholera

Although cholera is not too common in recent years, in the case of crabs it is always good to observe the rule: or don’t touch it, or good cook, thoroughly clean. To die meat of these crabs does not work, but cholera causes severe diarrhea. Continue reading

The most unusual dishes of national cuisines of the world

An important part of any journey is sure to become tasting different national dishes.

Many tourists and are hesitant to try unfamiliar and unappealing food, others want to experience a lot of new taste sensations.

After an unusual, exotic and strange (and sometimes scary) looking dishes are the calling card of various national cuisines.

Snake wine
Vietnam

Snake wine

This wine is made of snake and rice wine, in the process of making a snake is placed in a bottle to pour wine.

Meals with blood

Southeast Asia

Meals with blood

The inhabitants of many countries in Southeast Asia believe the exquisite dishes prepared from offal of pigs or ducks, and served in its own blood. Often the blood is mixed in various proportions with fresh milk. Continue reading

The most expensive dishes in the world.

To rank the most valuable, and therefore the most expensive meals of the world need help gourmets. Not the fact that they tried all the dishes, but there is no doubt that these are the most expensive dishes.

Dumplings. Many will surprise the presence in this list dumplings – a favorite dish of most Russians. However, Russian pelmeni, have secured a place in the ranking. The most expensive dumplings in the world can be found in the restaurant “Golden Gates” in the Bronx, new York. The main visitors are Russian immigrants. The feature of the dish is that their composition is not only tender veal, pork and salmon, but also iron fish-torch or Curtius Flame Fish, who lives at great depth. Due to this addition of dumplings emit an unusual blue-green light, which, however, does not prevent them to remain edible and tasty. Portion of the eight dumplings in a restaurant costs $ 2,400, and from 16 – 4400.

Walnut. Everyone has long known the taste and useful qualities of this products. One of the most expensive in the world of macadamia nuts is considered. Once upon a time the Australian aborigines, it was the main dish, today it is considered to be rare, besides useful sophistication. Continue reading

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