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Food for a million

The legend about luminous dumplings

Oh dear the food in Russia very much to write – and the same lie. Say, throughout the Russian press and the surrounding roamed the list of the most expensive dishes in the world. For a long time the rating was headed by a ravioli of moose, salmon and something else, supposedly standing 4400 dollars per serving, because they added iron fish-torch, causing the ravioli Shine. Allegedly served in the restaurant “Golden gates” in the Bronx.

In Bronx the restaurant “Golden gate” is the Chinese, the most expensive dish is $ 10. Fish-torch doesn’t exist in nature, is a household name luminous anchovy, fish common and not too expensive. No glowing iron, the fish will not be lit separately from fish, especially being placed in the dumplings. And so on – would be hunting to check. So widely circulated a list of the most expensive in the world of food is either outdated, or false initially. Continue reading

The most exotic types of salt

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

Chocolate souffle

Their origins souffle should be grateful to the French masters of a ladle and the pan. It is in this country came up with such a wonderful airy dessert. Airiness is even in its name, because French soufflé translates as “inflated” or “air”. This extremely easy dessert is made from egg yolks, mixed with various ingredients and then add whipped egg white proteins that give the product its “airiness”.

Especially for Zazuzoom chef of the new Kyiv restaurant ChezRV Herve Bourdon shared the secret of making real French soufflé.

Ingredients for 10 portions:
Milk – 1 liter.
Cocoa powder – 40 gr.
Sugar – 150 gr.
Chocolate cream – 50 gr.
Eggs – 12 PCs.
Butter – 20 gr.
Flour – 60 gr.
Lemon, chocolate.

Preparation:
The mold for the cake grease with butter, put on 5 minutes in the refrigerator, take it out and grease with butter again. Sprinkle the mold with sugar, distributing it over the entire area of the molds.

Prepare the chocolate cream: bring the milk in a saucepan to a boil. Whisk 6 egg yolks and 150 gr. sugar. Then mixed with 60 gr. flour, then add cocoa powder and gently pour in the warm milk. Stir for 12 minutes on low heat. Remove from heat for 3-4 minutes, add 6 egg yolks. Continue reading

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