The Japanese people, in general, have a unique quality: they can get enough of their eyes, due to the fact that they prefer aesthetic saturation to physiological. The circumstances of the existence in the islands (Japan, as you know, is an island state) are such that the set of ingredients that can be obtained is very scarce and extremely insignificant, therefore, the main thing is not the fullness of the dish, but how elegantly it is served and served.
Basically, in the daily diet of this people there is rice and fish. On the shelves of our stores you can find dozens of varieties of rice, but in Japan they use short-grained rice, which is slightly different in taste and easy to boil, making it convenient to eat with chopsticks. An interesting fact: rice is not just a side dish, Continue reading
French cuisine is a special world of gastronomic delights, where sweets and pastries are one of the important places. French desserts are unlikely to leave anyone indifferent, each of them is a small work of art. Going on a trip, get ready to go to heaven for a sweet tooth and try the best local goodies.
The history of the appearance in France of these tender miniature custard pastries with cream is rather mysterious. According to some sources, the Italian chef Catherine de Medici began making dough for profiteroles in the 16th century. Others completely reject this version, claiming that cakes appeared only in the XVII century.
The first printed recipe for profiteroles appeared in 1827 in the UK. The cookbook was published by the French expatriate Louis Eustache Ude, a Continue reading
Attention, hunters for incredible gastronomic adventures! A trip to Italy awaits you, which means an opportunity to find the most dangerous of the existing delicacies in the country – Kasu Marzu. People call it simply and simply – “rotten cheese”.
Kasu Marzu – a delicious Italian cheese with worms
Have you heard about the German cheese milbenkezee, which literally “produce” ticks? So – this is nothing compared to the delicacy of casu marzu. In the preparation of this incredible Italian cheese involved hundreds of larvae of a cheese fly. It is to them that a unique product owes its unusual taste, appearance and, of course, enduring fame. Continue reading
Cheeses have long been considered the hallmark of France. According to various estimates, from 400 to 1000 varieties are produced in the country.
The types of French cheeses are incredibly diverse: hard, semi-hard and soft, seasoned like wine or young, pressed and cooked-pressed, with a washed crust, with noble mold and without it, from cow, sheep, goat or buffalo milk. In order to feel the true spirit of France, you should definitely try as many of its magnificent cheeses as possible.
In France, cheeses are eaten at the end of the meal, like a dessert, and most often served simply – with a fresh crunchy baguette, washed down with good wine. Continue reading
It is hard to imagine more popular food in the world than pizza. Fragrant, hot, with stretching cheese threads, it is loved by everyone. This is a truly iconic product – its long history and unique cooking traditions deserve to learn a little more about them. Especially if you are going to Italy, the homeland of real pizza.
The world’s first pizzeria opened in Naples
When we say: “pizza” – we think: “Italy.” But in fact, such food was familiar to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. In Italy, for a long time, such a simple dish remained the food of the poor – they put literally Continue reading