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World’s most unusual foods – Part Two


Kæstur hákarl (Icelandic for “fermented shark”) – Iceland

Kæstur hákarl made in traditional way

It is a Greenland (or basking) shark which has been cured with a particular fermentation process and hung to dry for 4-5 months. Hákarl for short, has a very distinctive ammonia smell and fishy taste, similar to very strong cheese.

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Top earning, multi-millionaire chefs


A lot has been written about the highest earning celebrity chefs. Тhey аre all over our television screens and bookshelves. They open new restaurants (sometimes few within a year), publish books, host TV shows, endorse products – you name it. The business magazine Forbes published the “Ten Top-Earning Celebrity Chefs” (2008) with estimates

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The best restaurants in the World


Every year a panel of over 800 chefs, critics and other industry experts from around the World, choose the best restaurant of the year. The poll is organized by Restaurant Magazine – a British magazine, from 2002 has been producing The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

This is the most prestigious list, ranking the best of

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World’s most unusual foods – Part One


You are about to read my picks of the world’s most bizarre and unusual foods, some of which may be less than appetizing for most people. Warning for those who don’t want to spoil their lunch: Do not read either of the two parts of this article, skip them and find yourself something else to

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