The immeasurable diversity of nature on our planet: scientists consider to 3500 species of mammals and more than 850 000 species of insects. Despite the fact that already for many centuries is explored flora and fauna, and annually published reports of discoveries of new species, which find even in long inhabited and explored areas. So, in the early 30-ies of our century was known to 800 thousand species of butterflies, and by 1942 he already 900 thousand species. Even less studied is the life in the oceans, which often make sensational discoveries.
The existence in the seas and oceans are dangerous animals the people knew even in ancient times, although along with very real views were widespread tales of fantastic sea monsters. It was known about the danger of injections of some animals, on the toxicity of some marine animals by eating them for food and, of course, about large aggressive fish – the shark. Currently published a lot of papers devoted to the description of poisoning from the ingestion of marine animals in different parts of the World ocean. So, only in 50-ies of our century from such poisoning suffered tysjacheletij. According to the researchers, only poisonous fish there are about 500 species, most of which live in the salty waters.
By climatic and geographical basis distinguish polar, Northern, temperate, subtropical and tropical zones. The majority of our population lives in Northern and moderate climatic zones and therefore are not familiar with the fauna and flora of the tropics. Year-round abundance of warmth in them contributes to the rapid development of wildlife. So, in the Amazon region, has about 15 thousand different species of animals. Continue reading
Fish baked in Russian
800 g catfish, 4 potatoes, 30 g cheese, 30 g butter, 2 tbsp. tablespoons vegetable oil, 50 g of mayonnaise, salt, pepper.
Pieces of raw fish with skin but without bones, salt and pepper and put in a oiled pan. Put the sliced potatoes, pour the mayonnaise and sprinkle with grated cheese. Add butter, a little water and put in hot oven.
1 kg catfish, cilantro (green) – 10 sprigs, Bay leaf – 2 PCs. sour pita bread – 50 g, ground black pepper, salt – to taste
Peeled, cut into chunks, washed the fish lay on the bottom of the pan, cover with cold water to cover the fish and put to boil on medium heat, periodically removing the foam with a slotted spoon. While cooking add salt, Bay leaf, sour pita bread, black pepper, chopped coriander. Instead of sour lavash, you can add 2 tablespoons of tomato puree.
Som in the nuts
1 medium size catfish, wheat flour, vegetable oil, 2 eggs, juice of 1 lemon, parsley, ground black pepper, salt to taste.
For the sauce: 1 Cup ground walnuts,1/2 slice stale white bread (without crust),4-5 cloves of garlic, 3 tbsp sunflower oil 2-3 tbsp vinegar
Cleaned and rinsed catfish. Cut into slices thickness of about 1 1/2-2 see Salt and pepper and let stand 15-30 minutes, setenabledat in flour and fry in well hot oil. Ready fish to lay on the edges of the dish, sprinkle with finely chopped parsley and sprinkle with lemon juice. Cooking sauce: pound shelled nuts, add the soaked and squeezed bread slice, crushed garlic, oil and vinegar. Stir well the mixture and dissolve it in tepid water to make a sauce of moderate thickness. Whisk the sauce and place it in the middle of a meal with fish. Cook hard-boiled eggs, cut each into 4 pieces, season with salt and spread between slices of fish. Continue reading
Kelp – brown algae, which have long been eaten by the people who lived near the sea. The edibility differ only in some of its species: laminaria saccharina and palmately dissected laminaria. They are called sea cabbage. Information about its usefulness became widely known, which explains the popularity of this product. But despite this, around kelp considerable controversy supporters that believed in her neoteleostei, and opponents who believe that the damage to health caused by it doesn’t pay get the benefit.
After the extraction of dried cabbage, as it is 80% water, but during drying the product does not lose useful properties, fully preserving all the vitamins and minerals. In the process of manufacturing kelp is minimally processed, which also does not destroy valuable substances, does not lead to their loss or collapse due to exposure to temperature.
The composition of seaweed and the main areas of its application
Laminaria has an unusual smell that repels some consumers who prefer familiar foods and decide on questionable experiments. However, her continued presence in the diet in recommended doses equivalent to the use of nutritional Supplements, because the composition of seaweed rich in mineral substances: iodine, zinc, cobalt, magnesium, sulfur, iron, manganese, and vitamins A, E, C and B. It is the undisputed leader in the amount of iodine in the composition, 100 grams provide organizational the intake of iodine, and in this form it is not excreted, what happens when absorbing it from other sources. On the contrary, it absorbed better than advertised, and expensive drugs. Continue reading