Romanian cuisine is often criticized for calorie, excess fat and salt. But no one will go hungry, because the taste of the local gastronomy quality — above all praise. For centuries their recipes with Romanians shared the Serbs, the Hungarians, the Turks, but many dishes can be tasted only here. What to pay attention in the cafes and restaurants in Romania?
Meat is the basis of any meal
Meat is the basis of everything in the kitchen in Romania. Along with vegetables and feta cheese, it has generated a lot of interesting recipes that caught on and began to form the Romanian cuisine. Popular among local smoked bacon. How many in Romania in different regions, so many ways to spice up the bacon. Often use garlic, paprika, herbs, pepper, but the scent lends itself to the Smoking process. Romanians love to smoked dishes has led to the creation of smoked sausage is another delicious delicacy. Traditionally they are seasoned generously and searing sweet paprika, salt, cumin and garlic. As an option — Mici. These sausages cook without the shell, served hot and toasty much. Continue reading
Italian cuisine is world famous and very popular in Russia, but few know that the birthplace of pasta and pizza is famous not only for these two inventions. For those who are going to spend a holiday in Italy, Tripadvice have prepared a short guide to the most popular Italian dishes. Today we present the first part appetizers, soups and entrees.
1. Antipasti (antipasti)
Literally translated as “what is served before the pasta,” that is snacks. This cold appetizers of seafood, meat (often served thinly sliced ham and sausage), poultry, vegetables.
2. Caprese salad (caprese)
Named after the island of Capri and is one of the most famous Italian dishes. A very Patriotic dish, a variety of antipasti, where each ingredient is – tomatoes, mozzarella and Basil – represents one of the colors of the Italian flag.
3. Carpaccio (carpaccio)
Carpaccio is thin slices of raw meat or fish, marinated in lemon juice and olive oil. It is usually served with flakes of fresh Parmesan. Continue reading
Sometimes the most coveted dish is not only wildly delicious but also wildly dangerous. Absorbing little piece, You risk not only your health, but also life. However, cooking such meals allow only chefs of the highest class, and it is not enough. So what makes people risking their lives, is the deadly food? Sometimes it’s tender meat, sometimes the desire to tickle nerves, and sometimes a delicacy dish on purpose, to keep the population in whom this future delicacy eats.
The puffer fish
One drop of poison contained in the puffer fish, able to cause full body paralysis, and then death. However, in Japan this fish is considered a delicacy. The art of cooking this dish takes a while to learn: toxic parts of fish (eggs, liver) should be removed so that the poison penetrated the tender flesh. The slightest mistake a chef can cost the life of the client in Japan annually register more than 10 cases of poisoning from puffer fish. Continue reading