Organizing a traditional wedding celebration in Japan
A plan for Seating guests
The traditional plan for Seating guests at a wedding in Japan is a complex and deeply hierarchical system. “Kamiza” — the word in the Japanese language, which designates the place of honor in the room, assume that it must be the warmest, most comfortable, and located furthest from the door. The last characteristic refers to the period of feudalism in Japan, when this arrangement was considered the most secure and also in the event of an attack on the house. Historically, the status of a person was shown by the thickness of the Mat on which he sits. However, since the flat tatami became more available and suitable in the home, the Seating arrangement became the main indicator of social status.
Inherent in the culture of norms and rules seems to dictate that the main purpose of “Kekkon Hiroen” (wedding reception) is the placement of guests at the table so that no one was hurt reserved for him. Guests are fitted in accordance with their age (very respected quality in Japanese culture), social status and relation to the newlyweds, since they are the most important people of the wedding celebration.
Who gets best seats?
Contrary to Western custom, the family of the groom Continue reading
The worst restaurants in Japan
Tokyo knows a lot about psychology! The ability to surprise not only laid the basis for the architecture of this space of the city, but also in the entertainment industry. This is one of the most unusual capitals of the world, many tourists it is a real shock and leaves unforgettable memories.
Blow up the consciousness – this is the real marketing in Tokyo! And this approach is used here in everything, whether it’s the appliances, the invention of new computer technologies, the construction of housing, the design of children’s toys, or the idea for a restaurant. Among the latter there are truly unique masterpieces, which are unique not found anywhere else in the world. Here is a list of restaurants to be visited should be included in the compulsory programme of visitors to Japan and the thrill-hungry.
Namahage– a restaurant, where before the appearance of the waiters in awe not only children, but adults with delicate psyche. They dressed and portrayed as evil demons. During peaceful meal can suddenly turn off the lights and heard a shrill yell, and the sorrow. Horror! But not for the Japanese. In this restaurant come with families, and there is always – sold out.
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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
– 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