Interesting facts about South Korea
Interesting facts about South Korea The most important and interesting facts about South Korea . South Korea is among the Developed countries; South Korea leader in medicine among Asian countries.…

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A child's birthday in Japan - the child Wants a holiday extravaganza. If you have ideas, just great!
Forumchanin Kids from other countries may well envy the children from Japan as that's where the largest number of holidays for children. Besides birthday in Japan mark special holidays for…

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The Traditional holidays in Japan: Japanese New year

New year in Japan

Traditional Japanese holidays

You can hardly find a country like Japan, where such a wide variety of holidays. However, the specificity of Japanese holidays is their well-defined aesthetic criteria, as well as complex rules, traditions, special rituals, through family education and communication. Favorite and most fun Japanese festival is a New year, which relates to three of the most important to Sandisco, together with the Foundation Day of the state, as well as the birthday of the Emperor. Before New year in Japan is celebrated according to the lunar calendar, but since the end of the nineteenth century it correlated with the New year, celebrated according to the Gregorian calendar, and the celebration of Christmas.

Japanese New year

The Japanese begin to prepare for the holiday in advance: almost throughout December they are busy with Christmas chores, trying to catch up as best you can to prepare for the New year. Markets and fairs held on new year’s eve are evidence of the holiday hustle and bustle. protection of commercial information of Bird colonies called “the tories-but ichi” arranged since the eighteenth century. Especially attractive to them was a rake – Canada that act as good luck charm. No less popular since the nineteenth century, and is Fair “Tosi is but iti”, Continue reading

Japanese salad. A collection of delicious Japanese recipes

Japanese salads – the best recipes. How and to cook delicious Japanese salad.

Japanese cooks in the preparation of salads, national dishes using a wide range of products. In the course are a variety of vegetables, fruits, meat, poultry, fish, rice noodles, and of course seafood. However, the technology of their cooking or contains no heat treatment, or its duration does not affect the taste and composition of food, keeping the smell of the products, their natural composition and nutritional properties.

As a condiment for Japanese used salads miso paste, soy sauce, ginger, vinegar, dried fish and seaweed. Now we will try to analyze the most interesting recipes of salads, though, to be honest, they’re all interesting and delicious.

Recipe 1. Japanese salad

Required ingredients:

– scallop – 400 g;

– mushrooms-250 g;

– lemon – 2 slices;

salad green peas-150 g;

– soy sauce – 1 tbsp;

– vegetable oil-2 tbsp;

– dill-2 sprigs.

Method of preparation:

Boil the scallop meat. Water should always be salted. Wash the pods of peas and also send them to another pot to be boiled. Mushrooms or wild mushrooms (this is optional) peel, cut them in slices and lightly fry. When the meat has cooled, cut it in small pieces. After the pods of peas is tender, immediately Continue reading

AMAZING JAPAN: gifts for Japanese New Year

What to give to Japanese for the New Year

In Japan it is impossible to give for the New Year

(these were my first ideas, which were immediately rejected):

You can not give the rake – the ritual wreath that hung on the front door of every Japanese home.

Japanese rake

Many Japanese told me that they have no tradition to give presents for the New Year. Well, you can give something without a specific topic, but not necessarily. Simvolicheskie gifts some in Japan give employees, neighbors, relatives. See photos from new year’s Japanese stores, what the Japanese give gifts for the New year .

And yet I found a solution.

Before the New Year, every Japanese home on the table or tokonoma put special ritual food – Kagami mochi (sounds like `urine`) for happiness and a harvest year. Made from special mochi sticky rice and sold in any supermarket, the store is `100 yen`, of course these factory mass consumption products not fit for gift. But if you make the mochi themselves (which is pretty hard) – it will be a perfectly acceptable gift for the Japanese.

Also in Japan there are many shops producing mochi in the old style, manually. They are not cheap, and if you have a fairly close relationship to the family, where you want to make Continue reading

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Environmental truth - In South Korea passes world Congress on nature protection
Navigation News NPP new generation will be built in China Treatment of "Eco-Truth" to visitors The court of Novorossiysk harsh, but fair llegal peat extraction stopped in the Taldom district…

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