Famous British travel magazine Rough Guides have compiled a list of the dishes popular in various American States. Some of them seem to residents of our Palestine are quite common, others are genuine surprise, some even shocking.
Cobb salad, California
Cobb salad was first prepared in the late 30‑ies of XX century the owner of the company the Hollywood Brown Derby with a very catchy name Bob Cobb. Every night he made himself dinner mix of lettuce, tomatoes, chicken, avocado, hard-boiled eggs, bacon, and cheese. Today this salad in different variations included in the menu of many restaurants around the world.
Deep pizza in Chicago, Illinois
The idea of cooking is not until the end of baked pizza originated in Britain. The pizza made in Chicago, is on the same technology, but completely different. Corn bread fried in olive oil until soft, and then on it spread cheese, tomato sauce, meat or other fillings. Try the famous pizza in many restaurants Chicago.
Stew green chili, new Mexico
The best way to experience the culture of new Mexico is to try green chili peppers. It is grown and prepared in the state. In addition to the main ingredient is fresh pepper in the dish add the tomatoes, potatoes, garlic, and beef or pork.
Roll lobster, Maine
To cook the perfect lobster roll — it's an art. Roll to roll can be fried, steamed or baked in the oven. Mayonnaise may be substituted melted butter. Finally, there is a choice, tail and claws of the lobster to take for cooking. But regardless of what you choose, this sandwich will make great summer evening on the Atlantic coast.
Maple syrup, Vermont
Canada can submit their rights to the use of the maple leaf in the logo, but in Vermont, but not in Canada is one of the best types of maple syrup. Vermont is the largest producer of syrup in the United States, but in General there is about 5% of the syrup all over the world. If you come to this state in March, it is likely that you will be able to see how the SAP is collected for the syrup from century-old maple trees. Taste to describe it makes no sense — just try it.
Polenta with shrimp and arugula, South Carolina
Every spring in South Carolina international festival by cooking the corn flour, which is considered the basis of the cuisine of the state. Polenta with shrimp, which is usually served at Breakfast, the festival is mandatory. Porridge is usually made with milk, and then add the oil and seafood.
Despite the fact that Bourbon can produce throughout the United States, about 95% of the drink is done in the "bluegrass state" of Kentucky. Corn whiskey, also known as "the spirit of the Americans," in fact, it has been named in honor of Bourbon County, Kentucky. The drink is made here for over two centuries. Today, this drink is known throughout the world, and in Kentucky is visited by millions to buy it.
Oysters of the Rocky mountains, Montana
Do not think that you have tried all the dishes with seafood. Oysters of the Rocky mountains are prepared together with the testicles of a calf. Sometimes this dish is referred to as "Prairie oyster" or "cowboy caviar". Mainly in Montana, it is prepared for tourists.
Steak Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pat Olivieri, founder of Pat's Steaks, came up with the recipe for the Philadelphia steak in 1930. This sandwich is very nutritious. It consists of crispy oblong loaf with chunks of steak, topped with Provolone cheese or drizzled with sauce Cheez Whiz, all usually with onions.
Journey to New Orleans will be a real trip if you visit Café du Monde, where you can taste good sprinkled with powdered sugar donuts. Worldwide Louisiana is considered a state of donuts. Mostly here to make classic donuts, without the toppings, but you can find donuts with chocolate and fruit fillings.
Soup of shellfish, Massachusetts
Boston — a city, where you must try creamy soup of shellfish, which is usually made of those seafood, potatoes, celery, onions and sour cream or milk. Tomatoes, which are often seen in the soups in new York, a classic recipe of Massachusetts is strictly prohibited. Festivals are held annually, during which restaurants Boston compete to prepare the best soup of shellfish.
Iced tea, Georgia
While traveling to Georgia be sure to order tea. It serves iced tea with lemon. Sugar is added at a time when the tea is brewed, and syrups (e.g., peach or lemon) — after the preparation of the drink. Perhaps this tea and ruins the teeth, however, it is well, very tasty!
Key lime pie, Florida
Florida is known for its large number of growing here of lime, sometimes called Mexican lime. Traditional key lime pie is usually prepared with the addition of lime juice, milk and egg yolks. The recipe, which has now become a hallmark of the sunshine state, was invented in the 50‑ies of the XIX century.
Fried bread Navajo, South Dakota
Fried bread was recognized as the national dish of South Dakota in 2005. This fried in oil or fat bread is known as the food of the indigenous population of America. You can eat it without anything for Breakfast or with the addition of finely chopped meat, lettuce and cheese.
Smoked salmon, Alaska
Alaska is known not only bears and snowmobiles. The most Northern state of the USA is also famous for its smoked salmon, which is caught here (it is forbidden to farm). Previously, Smoking was considered as a way of preserving fish during the winter, and today it is a dish made Alaska is popular all over the world.
Corn dumpling "hushpuppy", Virginia
Hushpuppy is not shoes. They're balls of corn flour, deep fried, usually served with grilled fish or chicken. They have a simple origin: balls became popular throughout the South since the Civil war, when it was made as a cheap way to feed dogs.
Cream pie, Indiana
It's hard to mess up cooking butter cake as it consists of a very small number of ingredients. In addition to sugar and cream, you need to add to the dough a little flour and eggs, the mixture is poured into a prepared pie shell. He is also known as "pie bruiser".
In Texas, barbecue is made from beef, usually from the neck. Pieces of meat pre-rolled in pepper, salt, herbs and other seasonings. Roasted on the coals, so the cooking process is quite slow.
Ahi tuna Poké, Hawaii
If you like ceviche or sashimi, try a classic dish of Hawaii — raw Ahi tuna Poke. The recipe is very simple: raw tuna-yellowfin tuna marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, salt and chili pepper. You can also replace the tuna octopus, or you can add ingredients such as ginger, green onions or algae.
Pastrami, the state of new York
Popular sandwich pastrami smoked beef were invented in Romania. The recipe was brought to the United States in the early nineteenth century. The best place where you can enjoy a sandwich, snack "Delicatessen Katz," which deserve to be talked about: "the sandwiches are the best".