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Salads with green peas

Salad with green peas and canned shrimp

Simplicity, ease of preparation and delicious taste of seafood – the main features which make shrimp salad and peas love to cook.

Ingredients: – 300 g of shelled shrimps; – Bank of canned green peas; – 2 fresh cucumber; – 1 carrot; – 100 g of sour cream; – 100 g of mayonnaise; – 1 tbsp grated horseradish; greens and salt to taste.

Boil the carrot, slice it in even cubes. Shrimp dip in boiling water for 1-2 minutes, cool and cut in half. Cucumber peel the skin and cut into cubes. For sauce, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, horseradish and salt. Mix the salad, arrange in portions and pour the sauce, garnish with greens.

Salad “Russian”

Delicious and unique salad will be a lifesaver in a situation when sudden guests come. Cooking takes no more than 10-15 minutes. Continue reading

The most expensive dishes in the world

Rich people spend millions of dollars on Islands, yachts and mansions. In terms of food, they also do not strive to limit myself by choosing the best and most expensive.

So, what can be a lunch regular billionaire? At first he can offer the most expensive soup in the world Buddha Jumps Over the Wall Soup (“Buddha jumps over the wall”). It is served at London’s Kai Mayfair restaurant and is 171 dollars per serving.

It includes shark fins, shellfish abalone, sea cucumber, dried scallops, chicken, smoked ham, pork, ginseng and other exotic ingredients. And the soup must be ordered in advance – five days.

To satisfy hunger the rich help the world’s most expensive hamburger, which was written by “Business Style”. In the manufacture of Le Burger Extravagant, which is done in glamorous new York restaurant Serendipity 3, used marbled beef, butter with white truffle, caviar and other luxury ingredients. The price is 295 dollars.

We offer something for dessert, in particular The Golden Phoenix Cupcake – the most expensive cupcake in the world, which are served in the café Bloomsbury in Dubai. The composition of cake 1 thousand dollars includes Italian chocolate, 23-carat edible gold in the form of plates and powders, etc. Continue reading

The history of meat processing

In Kievan Rus by our ancestors along with farming engaged in cattle breeding, hunting and fishing. This determined the traditional set of products in the diet of the Russian people.

Of course, in ancient times the main source of animal protein was the meat of animals and fish. Horsemeat in the diet of the Russian people did not play a significant role, although the ritual of the ban on its use before the spread of Christianity was not. In the Chronicles mention about eating horse meat, but it is always about exceptional cases – hunger campaigns, the siege of cities, etc. (primary chronicle, Laurentian list, the year 964, 971, etc.).

Veal in Russia long time did not eat, and its use for food Dmitry Impostor (1605-1606 g) caused an uproar, as a violation of the customs of his native country. Originally this prohibition was caused by the concern of the farmer about saving young animals.

Only in the late eighteenth century veal became a decoration of the Banquet tables of the nobility.

Pork and veal used in Russian food a lot earlier than beef . In the written monuments of the XVII century, lamb and pork are mentioned more often than beef. In “Domostroi” is already given recommendations on the rational use of the individual parts of the carcass of mutton. Continue reading

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