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The most expensive U.S. restaurants

As you visit expensive restaurants? And how expensive they are? We offer you to compare the cost of the evening in a place that you love to visit, with prices operating in the most expensive institutions in the USA. Price quoted is per person, and, excluding alcoholic beverages.

1) the restaurant “Masa” in new York

A small restaurant with 26th places for visitors is the most expensive in the country. The cost of the evening in the school per visitor is about $350-500 without alcohol. Want to bring a bottle of red to save? Well, it is quite possible. In the institution of the so-called “tax on the tube”, which is equal to 75 US dollars per bottle excluding the cost of alcoholic beverage. The menu changes frequently, regulars are only seafood. Their in restaurant menu about 20. All the seafood used for cooking, are shipped from Japan.

The chef of the restaurant Achatz Grant (Grant Achatz) – a famous chef of modern times. Visitors can choose several different dishes, including 24 mini-dishes, preparation of which may occur for five hours. Since the opening, “Alinea” has become very popular in certain circles. The value of average portions of food per person is $192. Continue reading

How to cook the perfect salad

For most Housewives Russian salad is a hearty multi-piece snack, which may replace the second dish. And for some a salad is only a prelude to dinner: easy and elegant. But tastes are known, do not argue and it is better to stay on that world of rich and varied salads, and a light green salad and hearty Olivier just belong to different branches of culinary evolution and play different roles.

Conventionally, among the salads, you can select the appetizers — simple, light dishes, to whet the appetite, and hearty salads, or served hot instead of with him. Stand fruit salads: they can be a refreshing end of lunch or standalone dish for lunch or Breakfast. For any kind of salads have their own rules and the law of compatibility of ingredients, allow to cook a perfect salad for every occasion.

Green salad-aperitif

In modern languages the word “salad” comes from Latin, where it meant “salt”. In its original meaning, the salad is a mixture of vegetables and herbs, dressed with a salty-sour sauce based on vegetable oil. The recipe for this ancient cuisine has remained unchanged since the time of Sumerians: mix your favorite leafy vegetables and herbs and season with a light dressing. 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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