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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Korean wedding
Wedding in Korea: tradition, coupled with common sense, minus the remnants of the past and excessive sentimentality. That's how I would describe this ritual, which, according to Koreans, they must…

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Wild Bactrian camel of Central Asia: habitat, biological features and problems of conservation

Prepared by a team of Russian and Mongolian scientists the monograph introduces the reader to a unique representative of the world fauna – wild Bactrian camel (Hautacam), living in the desert regions of Central Asia. He is listed in the international Red list of IUCN, where identified as being in critical danger (Critically Endangered), and also in Appendix I of CITES.

This monograph summarizes the preliminary result of long-term studies of wild camels, conducted by scientists from different countries, starting with N. M. Przhevalsky. Based on existing literature and results of own field studies in the deserts of Mongolia, the authors made a successful attempt systematic presentation of the accumulated world science materials.

The book consists of three chapters, whose subject-matter made in its subtitle. Giving in the introduction a brief overview of the history Continue reading

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:

1. The main and most important ingredient, as in most Asian countries in Thailand is rice. Of all the varieties of rice most popular Thai rice is long Continue reading

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 it at the dinner table, where guests can enjoy not only sake, but also many other alcohol-containing drinks: champagne, beer and wine.

They say that wherever drink sake, there friendship is born. And this is indeed the case. The ceremony of drinking sake offers a warm and trusting communication. In this ancient ceremony embodied the politeness of the Japanese.

Those who accidentally or deliberately came to Japan just for day sake, you should know that this beverage contains alcohol, therefore, should not be consumed in large quantities. By the way, there are certain rules of drinking, observing that, to feel like a real Japanese. The first thing you should remember at the table, this mood, which certainly must be good. Sake need easily . smiling, however, and do not rush. Don’t forget the snacks, which typically are exotic for the Russian people smoked eel, tuna, sea urchin. However, some hostesses served table, and more conventional products, for example, meats including several varieties of salty cheese. We should not forget about the standard that was acceptable to drink, in order Continue reading

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