What kind of salt we are used to seeing on the shelves of shops and supermarkets? Sodium chloride, iodized, sea, Extras and a few not so common species here, perhaps, and all.
But in different countries there is a huge variety of different types of salt, each of which has found wide use, both in cooking and in medicine and cosmetology. Offer get acquainted with the most famous of them.
Usually all uncommon and rare in cooking is expensive, and exotic types of salt is no exception. Some use in the preparation of delicious desserts or salads, while others served separately as a condiment or spice to a certain dish. The latter, for example, refers Papuan black salt – a distant relative of our black salt. Expensive restaurants offer it as a seasoning for exotic dishes. Its production technology is: going washed up on the beach and soaked in salt water the timber is burnt and the ash is the very delicious black salt.
The famous Japanese sea salt with Fleur de Sel (“Flower of the sea”) is considered one of the best and most expensive varieties of salt. Use it in salads with fresh vegetables, grilled fish in the best restaurants of the world. With the addition of this salt prefer to create their culinary masterpieces by the best chefs. Fleur de Sel is very expensive – forty pounds of coarse untreated salt turns out only half a kilo of delicious Fleur de Sel. Continue reading
Souvlaki is a dish of meat and vegetables on the grill that they cook right before your eyes. It can even be served in a pita round or oval shape. This is the most delicious combination, especially for hungry tourists travelling to Greece. You can order pork, beef and chicken and even meat sword fish. You can still choose tzatziki sauce, onions, lettuce, etc. the Dish is $ 6.
In Turkey a huge variety of Goodies and sweets are offered on the street to passers-by and tourists. Among the traditional outdoor products, can be called SIMIT and kokorec, spit-roasted lamb. SIMIT, a bagel with sesame seeds or poppy seeds, mostly eaten for Breakfast. Kokorec – a dish of lamb or goat, liver, lungs and heart, with a dash of lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper and cooked on a spit. Then the meat is wrapped, so it was convenient to keep. It can be served in a baguette, and on the plate.
Traveling to Germany, be sure to try the currywurst. This is a fried pork sausage that is served whole or cut into pieces. Add tomato sauce, curry or ketchup with curry. A popular dish among children and served with fried potatoes or biscuits. It is estimated that in the year Germans consumed about 800 million currywursts, and only 70 million in Berlin. Continue reading
The great fast or lent is an ancient tradition that allows you to contain the body and soul in harmony. This is not only a test of spirit, but also a wonderful occasion to be cleansed morally and physically and even lose some weight before the arrival of summer. The chefs of the best restaurants in Kiev offer ideas of creative meatless dishes
1. The Restaurant Bigoli .
The restaurant Bigoli is a special vegetarian menu. The idea of meatless dishes from the chefs of the place:
salad with cherry tomatoes, fresh arugula and roasted peppers or beetroot, mixed salad and citrus vinaigrette;
snacks: vegetables Sicilian roasted olives with cherry tomatoes, marinated artichokes, bruschetta with tomato and Basil or with roasted peppers;
soups: minestrone or Tuscan soup with beans and lentils;
side dishes: caponata Sicilian, new potatoes, roasted with porcini mushrooms, spinach with garlic;
pasta: Primavera, cherry Basil or with mushrooms; Continue reading