Exotic dishes

How to cook exotic sandwiches with cockroaches

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Shish-kebab from grasshoppers, salad with beetles’ grubs, fried scorpions and locusts, fried eggs with cockroaches – all these common dishes for Thai cuisine we relate to kind of exotic one, and there will be very few people that wish to try them. But properly cooked insects aren’t inferior to traditional kinds of meat in their taste and nutritional value. Besides, scientists start prognosing more often that in the near future mankind is going to turn to products made of insects. People who have just started using insects for food are usually advised to disguise them so that fastidiousness and ...

How to cook cockroaches, roasted in egg

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Cockroaches, roasted in egg (or talking easier, fried eggs with cockroaches) is one of common everyday dishes of Thai cuisine. Naturally, it is impossible for us to repeat completely exotic recipe, but we’re able to come as close as possible to original one, the main point is – to get "right" cockroaches. Cockroaches Egg Spices, salt For roasting in egg not all kinds of cockroaches are suitable. Obligatory point is – lack of firm chitinous integument and wings. So for cooking of this dish we take either non-molted in adult insect ...

How to cook exotic salad with beetles grubs

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Holiday spent in Thailand allowed to bring with me not only a lot of unforgettable impressions, but also several very exotic recipes. The use of insects for food, not intelligible for fastidious Europeans, is very much used in traditional Thai cuisine. Impressionable people I don’t recommend to read the recipe of this salad, but for all others free of prepossession of eating insects it will be interesting. Beetles grubs Salad Celery Soy sauce Lemon juice Sesame If to trust countless scientific studies, humanity will ...

How to cook crispy snake skin snack

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Not only the snake meat is used in cooking but also a snake skin can serve as a dish. It will make a perfect snack if you pickle it in the soya sauce first and then fry in the deep fat. Snake skin Soya sauce Red chili pepper We are going to use the skin left after the trunk was cut. The snake skin is used not only for wallet and purse making but for cooking a tasty crispy snack. For this purpose you need to prepare beforehand the skin removed by "stocking" method. At first we cut the snake skin into portion lengths. Cover the ...

How to cook rice noodles with the snake meat

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The snake meat is exotic for us but it is a traditional meal in Asian countries. So the right way of cooing the snake meat would be using the ingredients that traditionally belong to Asian cuisine but may seem unusual for us. The very Asian ingredients will emphasize the taste of this specific meat. It is hard to imagine Italian pasta with the snake meat, but the roast snake with rice noodles is the perfect combination of meals. Rice noodles Snake meat Vegetables (carrots, sweet pepper, onion, garlic) Tomato paste Salt, ...

How to cook roast snake

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If one casts all prejudices aside and "forgets" the origin of meat, the snake meat will prove to be a dietetic product. It contains almost no cholesterol at all, three times less fat than beef. Its calorie content is about 100 kcal per 3.5 oz (100 g), in addition the snake meat is quickly digested in the stomach. You shall not forget about the healing power of the snake meat (that is not scientifically proved but well known among Asian popular healers). This meat is the strongest aphrodisiac, increasing potency, healing female diseases and strengthening the wellbeing in general. Among a great variety of ...

How to cook snake soup

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The dishes cooked of the snake meat are traditionally considered to belong to exotic Asian cuisine. In Chinese restaurants you may taste about 70 various snake dishes. Actually the snake meat is tough by itself, it has a specific smell but if it is cooked the right way the meat is very tender and delicious with a taste resembling chicken. Today we are going to cook snake soup. It is one of the easiest dishes to cook and you will find it very tasty even if you are no fan of Asian cuisine with its strange dishes of worms and fried insects. Snake Vegetables (potato, carrot, green ...