Throughout the world, many Chinese, Japanese, French restaurants, but on the popular Lithuanian Norwegian or restaurants do not hear anything. However, each of us is often faced with the phenomenon as a buffet. The story of his as follows: in the old days in the countryside, when the Swedes gathered guests, those came from a fairly distant places, as to settle was made by farms. Naturally, the guests were arriving at different times. Not to make them wait long served dishes that can be stored for several days: salted herring, potato salad and boiled vegetables, boiled eggs, cold meats and sandwiches. Modern, which became an international buffet - a technique in which self-organized large numbers of guests. Although the meals offered had nothing to do with the Swedish cuisine.
Olives. What's black and that green? The fruits of the olive tree - is the pride of Italy. They are collected at different stages of maturity: from unripe 'do' olives from mature - olives. And then their processing times depends only on the imagination 'author' and culinary traditions existing in the region they are grown. Olives are kept in dry salt or vyalyat in the sun, olives in mind their inherent bitterness soaked in a strong brine, and some pre-crushed, some incision, and some - just a prick oneself. Concentration of salt in brine also varies, it can add to taste sliced garlic, aromatic herbs, peppers, spices.
There are olives stuffed with garlic, anchovies, peppers, although they are in Italian cuisine is more the exception than the rule (the same exception is canned olives - in Italy they sell are usually directly from the brine). All these manipulations, one can reach an infinite diversity of taste of olives, and is able to satisfy the most demanding gourmet. Bamboo - it's not just a piece of wood, but the most gentle delicacy. If the Europeans Bamboo is associated primarily with fishing rods, then the Chinese, Koreans and Japanese - with grace, stamina, and more - with the gentlest delicacy. The fact that the cone-shaped bamboo shoots (which are quickly drawn into the rigid trunks) contain a soft core, very tasty if properly prepared. Bamboo shoots are boiled several times changing the water until it disappears astringent bitterness. There is a simpler way - buy canned bamboo, which can only fry. Cone germ share in half lengthwise and each half is also an incision lengthwise strips. Internal partitions in this case, attach pieces attractive scallops. Bamboo fried in butter, seasoning with soy sauce, sugar, pepper and crushed sesame seeds. Together with bamboo is often fried meat, vegetables, seafood, seeds are added to rice and noodles.