Earlier this week, a group of Swiss animal advocates gave to the Parliament a petition, signed by thousands of residents of this country. The document contains only one requirement – to prohibit the use in food of meat of cats and dogs.
The petition, which was prepared by activists of the charity organization SOS Chats Noiraigue, which protects the rights of animals, contains the shocking facts…
Four-legged defenders claim that hundreds of thousands of residents prosperous and very conservative Switzerland regularly eat cats and dogs.
“Almost 3% of people in our country are lovers of food from Pets”, – told reporters gathered at the Parliament building this country Tomi Tomek (Tomek Tomi), founder and President of the Association SOS Chats Noiraigue.
If her calculations are correct, it turns out that the lovers of roast and sausages from the most faithful friends of man are almost a quarter of a million Swiss (the population of this country is 8.1 million).
Tomek also said that the culinary preferences of the Swiss, the fans of “exotic dishes” are divided geographically.
For example, residents of the Canton of Appenzell (Appenzell) more like sausage meat dogs, and in areas adjacent to the cities of Luzern (Lucerne) and Bern (Bern), often cooked roast cats. 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
You ever thought about how much can cost the most expensive ice cream? Do you agree to pay 12,000 dollars for a pizza? In this article, we’ve included a list of the most expensive foods in the world!
1. Samundari The Chazan
If you have a large, rich and pompous festival, the London restaurant “Bombay Brasserie” knows how to get it. Serves Devon crab with white truffle with half a tomato, stuffed with Beluga caviar. If the hero of the occasion this will not be enough, the dish will decorate edible gold leaf, served four snails under the name “abalone”, and four quail eggs, stuffed to the brim with caviar. All this pleasure will cost you £ 2,000.
2. Watermelon, Densuke
That rare products are expensive, that’s fine. Watermelons in Japan – a great delicacy, they are very unusual. Japanese watermelon became famous after one of them weighing nearly 8 kg was sold for $ 6,300. These sweet fruits grow in the Northern part of Japan, Hokkaido. Watermelons, Densuke are black, exquisite taste and are considered a rarity, so give them as expensive gifts. But who can afford such a pleasure and for what reason? Continue reading