Some chefs believe that the taste of pilaf is largely dependent on spices. I hope my readers are already convinced that this is not so.
But there is a country where the taste of food and the taste of spices are inseparable concepts. Of course, this is India – a country with a truly great culinary culture!
My story about pilaf would be incomplete if I avoided a dish called biryani.
Chop the chicken into 12-16 pieces. Grate ginger, chop garlic, prepare a set of spices.
If you value your culinary abilities so highly that you are ready to collect a set of spices for biryani yourself, then I don’t know what you can learn from me.
But if you think that grabbing stars from the sky is a silly exercise, then grab a ready-made set of curry spices. The only thing that makes sense to experiment with is the sharpness of the dish. Take sweet paprika and hot ground chili in such proportions that your tongue burns, but you can also feel the taste of paprika – try to find your own individual border of sharpness. Continue reading
Koreans are one of the first peoples to be deported and forcibly resettled in Central Asia and Kazakhstan.
“Are there any Japanese spies among you?” And then we have the Far East here! – the security officers explained.
It was hard to come up with a bigger insult for Koreans! Indeed, many Koreans found themselves in Russia precisely because they fled from the Japanese invaders, back in the early 20th century. And now – Russia has accepted, people have just settled down, a quarter of a century has passed and that’s all – drop it, leave it, and let’s go to Central Asia.
But in Central Asia, the Koreans did not disappear! Thanks to their sharpness, enormous industriousness and tough patriarchy within society, the Koreans in thirty years have become, perhaps, the richest ethnic Continue reading
The national cuisine of Austria has incorporated many recipes from around the world, but at the same time remains original and not like the others.
There are a number of Austrian dishes that are recognized as the hallmark of the country’s capital. Here they are prepared divinely, and nowhere else in the world will you find anything like it. So what to try in Vienna from food and where to go in search of a delicious Viennese tafelspitz or strudel? We invite you on an exciting journey through the gastronomic Vienna.
Vienna Schnitzel (Wiener Schnitzel) Continue reading