In the life of our editorial staff comes a time when a Caesar salad, pizza Margherita and fruit smuzzi bored worse bitter radish. Sigh, we get out of our comfort zone and wander to catering in search of something hateful.
Our order: “Fish vegetarian gourmet” (160 rbl.), “the Ladd meats” (70 RUB.), coffee beverage “Health” of milk (60 rubles).
For the first portion of an undeniable exoticism, we went to the gathering place of the Krasnoyarsk vegetarians. Walls with you strictly look Einstein, Tesla, and van Damme, as if hinting that the true geniuses steak despise. We had been peaceful when waiting for the menu for more than 10 minutes at an empty room, when it was revealed that of the 13 varieties of tea on the menu, in reality there is only one, and the “need to clarify”. We even suffered when sweet brought us forward hot, because “it was prepared before”. And this long-awaited “Fish vegetarian gourmet” was a piece of cheese paneer in a sheet of nori seaweed, fried in batter. Continue reading
The world is insane. The expression “to go mad from fat” is as relevant as ever. There are those who die of hunger. And those who are tormented by the question, and what else to eat. Typically, in conventional supermarkets such products could not be found. Now this status. What can afford amoral billionaire?
The world’s most expensive nut — macadamia. Once the macadamia was the staple food for Australian aborigines and has now become a refined and very useful delicacy. Only two types of these nuts are cultivated (plantations in Australia, Brazil, South Africa, Hawaii and southern USA). The height of the macadamia tree reaches 40 meters, it bears fruit up to 100 years, but to clear the nut from the shell — not an easy task. Because of the difficulties with breeding and production of the delicacy of his produce not more than 40 tons per year. The cost of one kilogram of macadamia even in its historic homeland is more than 30 dollars.
The most expensive spice in the world — saffron. Real saffron is the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa (Crocus sativus). Stamens from the flowers of marigold also made the saffron and called false, or Imeretian. The stamens are collected manually and then dried. Continue reading
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Macadamia is the most expensive nut in the world
The birthplace of the macadamia — Australia. Here these nuts are considered sacred because they help with migraines, diseases of bones and vitamin deficiency. Almost ideal spherical shape macadamia nuts are very difficult to clean from the shell. And because of the difficulties in breeding and production of their produce no more than 40 tons per year. Therefore, the cost of one kilogram of macadamia even in its historic homeland is more than 30 dollars.
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world
Saffron is made from the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa (Crocus sativus). These stamens are collected manually and then dried. To produce 1 kg spices need 500,000 stamens! One kilogram of saffron costs about 6 thousand dollars.
Diamond caviar – the most expensive caviar in the world
Those who were fortunate enough to have Golden caviar of Beluga-the albino (including Brezhnev and Nikolai II), argue that in the world there is nothing tastier. Treat with a delicate nutty flavor is produced in Iran. Called almas (translated from the Iranian – “diamond”). It is Packed in jars of pure gold 995-carat, and it usually sold out 4 years in advance. Cost diamond caviar 738 thousand (25 thousand dollars) per 1 kg. Continue reading