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The Aphrodisiac Power of Caviar
The Aphrodisiac Power of Caviar
Considered the most extravagant aphrodisiac in the world, caviar was a favorite of Casanova, who liked to eat spoonfuls of the sweet and savory pearls in between his legendary romantic conquests. When fish roe was first discovered in the Caspian and Black seas in th [read more]
Essential Things You Need To Know About Spanish Ham
Essential Things You Need To Know About Spanish Ham
By Laura Kauffmann
If you have ever set foot on Spanish soil, you probably will have noticed the imposing presence of Spanish ham. It is everywhere you go, be it in the café of a Mediterranean town with an ocean view, the bar at the railway station in the mountains, or in buzzi [read more]
Foie Gras: Behind the Controversy
Foie Gras: Behind the Controversy
By Krystal Woodbridge
Foie Gras is the most controversial ingredient in the food scene — a sentence that reads just a little bit crazy in a country that has embraced the horrors of factory farming. What is Foie Gras? Foie gras is fattened duck or goose liver. It’s buttery, lu [read more]
Bird’s Nest Delicacy: Saliva in Your Soup
Bird’s Nest Delicacy: Saliva in Your Soup
By Katie Serena
For the past 400 years, Chinese cooking has been home to one of the most expensive delicacies in the world – bird’s nest soup. Made from edible bird nests, called the “Caviar of the East”, bird’s nest soup is extremely rare and extremel [read more]
Wagyu
Wagyu
The Most Expensive Beef in the World Wagyu is a highly prized meat because it is incredibly tender and has a buttery soft flavor. It’s all about the intense fat marbling in the meat, which is what gives it the rich flavor. And a good quality, high grade piece [read more]