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What would you say if the Queen announced she is coming to have dinner with you? She’s not one to show up unannounced, but even with a decent notice, it would be quiet an ordeal! It doesn’t happen in a lifetime for most of us, but who knows!? Which Queen, you may ask, as I didn’t mention any name. As far as I know, it is still only one Queen who is called The Queen. Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II of the United Kingdom. When you are searching on Google the word “queen”, it appears on the first page only...

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Interesting facts about caviar In my last post, I presented to you a short history on caviar, promising to come back with some more interesting information about this delicacy. Here they are. Caviar is known as one of the oldest delicacies.  Before raw oysters, Champagne, and even truffles were considered a delicacy, caviar was desired by kings and the aristocracy. Ancient Greeks, Romans, and Russian tsars were all known to go crazy for caviar. According to Britannica, “Caviar is graded according to the size of the eggs and the manner of processing. Grades are named for the types of sturgeon...

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DR Smoked scallops  DR White Truffle Honey Crispy Bacon pieces  Defrost the frozen scallops to room temperature. Cook bacon until crispy and crumble into small pieces. Place scallops on plate and drizzle truffle honey on top and sprinkle bacon to finish. Another option is to have the honey on the side so you can dip the scallops. 

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truffles -

What are truffles? Truffles, black or white, are a fungus that grows underground. They are among the most expensive and appreciated delicacies, known also as black diamonds. They are difficult to grow, hard to find in the wild, in decline because of climate change and habitat loss, and therefore in high demand. There are lots of species, but the most valuable ones are those powerfully flavorful like the Tuber Magnatum Pico, the Italian White Truffle, and the Tuber Melanosporum, the Périgord truffle. In the future: Black winter truffles are not planted and producing successfully in Australia and New Zealand; starting...

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matsutake, mushrooms -

There are many types of edible mushrooms in the world. Some are common, others delicacies. I would like to focus on one of the most highly appreciated by food connoisseurs, among the rarest edible mushrooms: the Matsutake. What type of mushroom it is? The Matsutake is a certain variety of mushroom which grows under trees or on the roots of red pines in and outside of Japan and measuring around 10-20 cm in length. They can be found in other countries such as China, Korea, Laos, Finland, Canada, Sweden, the USA, and others. They are considered special because of their...

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