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.…

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Tea culture of Korea
Tea culture Korea has a long history. In "Historical notes of the Three kingdoms" ("Samguk Saga"), written by order of the king in 1145 year in the era of the…

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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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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 is Jeju island located at the extreme southern tip of the Peninsula. Washed by the waters of Japan and the Yellow sea, the South — Korean Strait.

One of the places that are well worth visiting while travelling in Korea, can be called Ulsan is a city located in South Korea, in its South-Eastern part. This port city, one of the largest industrial cities in Korean.

Speaking of Ulsan, it is impossible not to mention that here comes out from the conveyor so popular among Russian motorists the products of famous corporations Hyundai, or a Hyundai, as they say. This engineering giant is owned and shipyard, located in Ulsan.

Even among the industrial attractions of the city can be called one of the world’s largest oil refineries, a plant producing mineral fertilizers. The two ports emphasizes the industrial side of town. Excellent prospects are opening up for fans of industrial tourism!

One of the oldest lighthouses in the country — a beacon of Ulgi. When visiting the lighthouses Ulsan guide will tell the tourists about the fascinating history of the evolution of the local lighthouses from the first Continue reading

A Bit about Japanese cuisine – Anime Holic

From ancient times to the present day the first most important food in Japanese cuisine is rice. When the Japanese cook rice, they don’t add any salt or other ingredients, preferring to pour his only food. Mainly in Japan at the table is served spicy-sweet and spicy-salty sauces. Use for cooking special rice variety, which has low stickiness, but it needs a good cliplets in lumps, so that it was convenient to take chopsticks, which are called (Hasi). Its not boiling when stirred, and wait until all the water is boiled. Properly cooked rice in Japanese is called (gohan), it needs to be dry to rice grain were soft, well separated from each other, but not scattered.

In the middle ages in Japan, rice was a indicator of wealth in the house, and was the equivalent of money. Even the salaries of the samurai were paid in rice.

Another important staple in the Japanese diet is fish and seafood. As you know, Japan is an island that is washed by the seas and the largest ocean in the world, which is inhabited by many species of fish, marine animals and algae. The majority of seafood in Japanese cuisine are a delicacy. Seafood in Japan is not customary to subject to heat treatment, so they do not lose their taste and nutritional properties, so they are mostly served raw or soaked in a marinade.

Also, the Japanese eat almost all kinds of vegetables, which are mostly Continue reading