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Snake wine
Delicacies

Snake wine

Snake wine (some regions call the drink snake water or snake) is an invention of the East, it is very popular in Vietnam and China. In our country, this drink can be found in pharmacies (as a medicine) or purchased as an exotic, unique souvenir.

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Kasu Marzu

Kasu marzu is one of the most exotic types of cheeses that are designed to delight gourmets from around the world. His homeland is the island of Sardinia. Here it is still made for local consumption and for sale to curious tourists. In a literal translation, the name sounds like “rotten cheese”, which fully corresponds to its distinctive features.
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Balut

Balut belongs to the category of one of the most exotic dishes that Europeans often prefer to bypass. It looks like an ordinary egg, which is larger than a chicken. But inside, instead of the usual separation into protein and yolk, the embryo of a duckling, which managed to form, is hiding. Tourists who have tasted an unusual dish, argue that the locals themselves in countries where this culinary delight is an everyday snack, often do not always adhere to the production technology.
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Shark fins

Strictly speaking, shark fin is cartilage with flexible and soft skin. The superior or dorsal fin is of the highest quality and most expensive, followed by the caudal fin and, finally, the lateral or pectoral fins. Basically, it is graduated in length - the longer the cartilage, the better the quality and can vary from thirteen centimeters to one meter.
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Snake wine

Snake wine (some regions call the drink snake water or snake) is an invention of the East, it is very popular in Vietnam and China. In our country, this drink can be found in pharmacies (as a medicine) or purchased as an exotic, unique souvenir.
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Snail caviar

Caviar caviar is not related to fish caviar, but still it has a specific fish and caviar taste and a granular texture. White snail caviar in its chemical composition is close to the chemical composition of sturgeon caviar. Snails lay eggs per year in a total volume of one teaspoon (three grams).
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White caviar

Most varieties of caviar of river and sea fish are considered a delicacy. The cost of black sturgeon, red salmon or dried caviar of Icelandic cod reaches exorbitant prices and amazing tastes. But Beluga caviar is considered the most expensive and noble. Beluga is recognized as the largest fish of the sturgeon family.
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Tiger chrimp

Shrimp - marine crustaceans, which are estimated in more than 100 subspecies. Each species is characterized by a special size, weight, structure and taste of meat. These crustaceans are a frequent guest of street food, niche and famous restaurants. In retail chains, the product is sold in raw or boiled-frozen form. Distinguishing them is quite simple: raw shrimp will be painted in a gray-green hue, and boiled-frozen will give a pink.
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Foie gras

Of course, everyone has heard of such an exquisite French delicacy as foie gras. In fact, it is nothing but a goose liver, cooked in a certain way and appreciated by gourmets around the world. Translated from French foie gras - fatty liver. For this dish, the bird is specially fed so that sometimes its liver increases in size by ten times.
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Jamon

Recently, more and more often you can hear the word "hamon" from the lips of a modern layman. What is it and what does it eat with? Jamon is a national Spanish dish, an exquisite delicacy that has gained worldwide fame, primarily due to its bright taste. But few people know that in his homeland, in Spain, he is valued not only for this.
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Abalone

There are different categories of people: some just love shellfish dishes, while others are convinced of the inedibility of such products. Although you can often hear the opinion that there are no people who do not like seafood, there are simply those who have not yet tried the correctly prepared seafood. In the category of marine gastropods there are unique representatives known as abalones or abalone.
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Lobsters

Lobsters (lobsters) are marine animals of the order of decapod crustaceans. This is a valuable commercial species whose meat has always been considered a true delicacy. In fact, lobster is a marine cancer that differs from the latter in huge clawed limbs and large sizes. Lobsters live long - up to 70 years.
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Marble beef

Marble is called beef, in the thickness of the meat of which there are thin veins of intramuscular fat. On the cut, this meat resembles a pattern of real marble. From this came the name. Marbled beef is a delicious meat. The even distribution of fat in the thickness of muscle tissue makes it unusually juicy and soft.
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Sea urchin

Sea urchin (Echinoidea) - a unique in appearance animal that lives in the depths of the salt waters of the Pacific Ocean. Most of the species, in spite of the frightening “prickly” appearance, are absolutely safe for humans. Some can even be picked up without fear of being injured by a sharp needle, while others have spines so small that they seem velvety to the touch.
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Puffer fish

"A fool is one who eats puffer fish, and who does not eat it is an even greater fool." This Japanese proverb literally describes the attitude of indigenous people to their deadly delicacy. And foreigners visiting Japan are ready to pay crazy money to feel the dangerous balance on the verge of life and death.
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Black caviar

Black caviar is a generalized name for sturgeon caviar, including paddlefish. It is interesting that it differs in size, color, chemical composition, elasticity of shells, and taste. The color of real sturgeon caviar is not completely black. Quite the contrary: the lighter the product, the higher it is valued. Today, wild sturgeon fishing is limited and strictly prosecuted.
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Red caviar

Around the world, red caviar is a synonym for luxury. Virtually no celebrations or banquets can do without this delicacy. In the West, red caviar is often called "Russian", and even the Japanese gave the salmon product the second name in the Russian style - caviar. Although most Russians had caviar on the tables much later than is commonly believed.
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Snail

The French have at all times been adventurers a little more than other Europeans. And when it comes to their national cuisine, the first thing that comes to mind is snails. Yes, it was the French who taught the whole world to enjoy shellfish dishes. At least that's what most of our contemporaries think. Although in fact, these gastropods were used as food in ancient times.
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