The Feast of sake in Japan
This day is not a public holidays. Moreover, some inhabitants of the country do not know about it, however, those who still remember that there is such a holiday, celebrate…

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Travel Korea
the Republic of Korea (informal name of the country, widely used in Russian-language press — South Korea) occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and numerous Islands. The largest…

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Culinary traditions as the basis of longevity

Every woman wants to give your family health and longevity. Important role plays the development of culinary traditions in the family. What principles should be followed in this choice? What recipes of cuisine to take for a basis?

By results of researches, the healthy is recognized as the kitchen of Japan. Just think, obesity affects only 1.5% of Japanese. In this country the average age of life is as much as 82 years. National Japanese cooking uses recipes with all kinds of cabbage. Cabbage eaten any: both leaf and broccoli. On the plate it is supplemented by fish and soybean dishes. For the Japanese the main source of carbohydrates is noodles made from buckwheat flour, is rich in trace elements.

The cuisine of Singapore also brings health and harmony to its adherents. The basis of cookery – recipes of rice dishes. Also the menu includes a massive amount of fish and vegetables. The average life Singapore residents is 82 years, as in Japan. While obesity sick only 1.8% of Singapore’s residents. The meat in this tradition is not often served on the table. Sweet locals prefer tropical fruits or low-calorie desserts.

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Features Thai cuisine

In recent years, exotic cuisine gained popularity. Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Korean and Thai restaurants are opened in Europe, America and Russia. Some visitors of these establishments gives a simple curiosity, to try unusual cuisine. While others have already become her fans and admirers. One of the inexpensive “pleasures” that can be found on the streets of Thailand — it’s food. On the streets straight from the stalls, with the motorbikes with carts immediately prepare and sell ready meals. Even if you go on a “floating” markets, right on the fry boats-soar and offer the astonished tourists exotic dishes while still hot. The geographical proximity of Thailand to China and India impact on the features in cooking in Thai cuisine. But also argued that Thais came from southern provinces of China to the shores of the Gulf of Thailand and brought with them elements of Chinese cuisine. Although this is only speculation, and elements of similarity and use the same products as is inherent, in General, in the kitchens of Asia, and each nation individually.

The main food of Thailand:

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National food of Japan

Headquarters intellectual property strategy of the Japanese government unveiled a plan to create “brand of Japan” (Japan brand) for export products of Japanese fashion and Japanese dishes of national cuisine.

Soon the headquarters will form working group to create “brand of Japan”, which will include leading designers, fashion designers and experts in the culinary field. They will develop an export trade mark, which should provide the same level of popularity abroad, Japanese fashion and Japanese food, what are Japanese movies, music and video games.

The government is also considering a plan for establishing a special prize of the Prime Minister “best chef Japan.”

In addition to academic experts, the working group will also include Hirohisa Koyama, the owner of the restaurant of national cuisine “Aoyagi”; Kiyomi Mikuni, chef and owner of Hotel de Mikuni; The Nobuyuki OTA, head of the fashion salon “Issa Miyake”; and fashion designer Yumiko Hara and designer Akira Minagawa.

Its first, preliminary report working group plans to make in February, after discussing all the possible ways of establishing export brand in product fashion and cooking.

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The culture festival of the countries of the Great silk Road
The Fund Forum participated at the Festival of culture of the countries of the Great silk Road, which passed from 26 to 30 November in Seoul (Republic of Korea). The…

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The Rite: Korea - Picture 22506-29
Ceremony: Korea. In Korea on the day of the wedding the groom handed the bride's parents wooden duck, wrapped, with the exception of the head, in a red shawl. Wild…

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