Ever wondered what are the most romantic restaurants around the world? For a fairy-tale proposal or even a "simple" romantic dinner, there are so many fabulous romantic restaurants around the world where you can spend a romantic evening with your partner, from “semi-cheap” meals to (very) expensive ones. Here you can find out our preferred (nor most romantic) ones:
Would you ever spend 50 Euro for 5 crisps? If the answer is no, then be careful to ask them if you are in Sweden at the St. Erik’s craft brewery: here a very chic black box with 5 crisps in it costs 50 Euro. The crisps can be purchased on the brewery website, but at the moment there are none available because, believe it or not, they run out in few days.
If you would ever see Jiro Ono on the street, in a perfectly normal context, you could make the mistake to see him like a normal elderly man who is going for his daily walk. Instead, he is one of the few chefs in the world to have gained the three Michelin stars for his restaurant “Sukiyabashi Jiro” in Tokyo.
Kobe beef, is one of the finest meat on the planet. The cattle are raised in places far away from stress to preserve the precious quality of their meat. It is said that some farms give cattle beer to drink, because it would favour the softness of the meat and it is said also that some of them are massaged regularly, to make the meat even softer. These practices, have been denied by the Official Kobe website that categorically excludes the using of beer, but not completely that some farmers might really enjoy to give a massage to their animals, even if is not a practice traditionally used.
We have previously discussed on our website about some very weird food, but a whole chapter needs to be completely dedicated to foods that have become part of the Guinness Book of Records. There are indeed a lot of weird records about foods into this book of oddities and here we're going to find out a few.
Among the many breakfasts we can find in a virtual trip around the world, having learned already how to make a perfect English breakfast, we can certainly dwell on the traditional Chinese breakfast. Forget the traditional European breakfast, made of milk or tea, croissants and fruit juices, because the foods that can be eaten during the Chinese breakfast are very different and may vary depending from the area in which you consume them, but we can try to make a generic list of the most popular foods Chinese people use to eat as their first meal of the day.
Hamburger is one of the most popular foods in the world. We don't know exactly when and where this mith was born but we are almost certain that was born in the United States. The hamburger is the most common fast food treat, with a turnover of billions of dollars a year, worldwide. There is no restaurant or pubs that doesn't sell hamburgers, which is one of the most consumed foods for tourists and locals, together with pizza.
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. Its price ranges between 10 and 15,000 euros for 1 kilo. To produce a kilo of saffron, it takes more than 200,000 flowers, here he is easily explained why it's so expensive. This spice is used to make both sweet and savoury dishes: risotto with saffron, the famous Spanish paella, the least common tea or ice cream with saffron and many other dishes have become famous precisely thanks to this spice.
Sushi is a very popular food all around the world. Outside of Japan, in fact, we can count more than 24,000 Japanese restaurants. Many people think that this food has Japanese origins, but…they’re wrong. Sushi in fact wasn’t born in Japan, but more probably it was born in China.
Chamomile is one of the most indicated drinks to cleanse the body after the long Christmas lunches and dinners. Its scientific name is "Matricaria Chamomilla" and grows wild mainly in spring / summer, especially in Europe and Asia. The name comes from the greek "chamáimēlon", which is itself composed by two words: "chamái", which means "land" and "melon" which means "apple", for its smell that resembles the rennet one.