Holidays Japan
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National culinary tradition of Japan

Culinary traditions of different Nations rarely not at all comparable with the peoples of neighbouring countries. To this rare exception is Japanese cooking, which significantly differs not only from European but also from the traditions of neighboring Asian Nations. The Foundation of cooking is the respect to the original view of the products and high demands for quality.

Origins of cultural traditions historians consider laying on the altars of the kami of the best gifts of the seas, fields and mountains while maintaining its poetic relationship to the products in the form of gifts of nature. The emergence of the concept of dishes related to rice cultivation and the name gohan means food, and transformed into the modern concept of cooked rice. Historically gohan was limited to the equivalent of bread and served as a basis to prepare the condiments, beverages and confectionery. These include sake or rice vodka, Shochu as moonshine and mirin or sweet sake. Rice is the base for cooking the sauce, pasta and bukusu or beer. The peculiarity of cooking rice is the observance of the canons in the absence of salt, spices, oil and clean product type in a defined proportion with water.

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The Culture of Korea and traditional Korean chicken soup (dangdang)

This is one of the practical works at the course “History” for specialty “Hiking”. Made independently on the basis of standard tasks free choice of topic.

The job determines the result of study of several topics in anthropology and Ethnography.

Korean cuisine has become firmly established in tourist service in many countries and is very highly valued in the Crimea as local residents and tourists.

The Koreans are the main population of the Korean Peninsula. The designation of Koreans in Korean: Choson Saram (cor. 사람 조선) in the Democratic people’s Republic of (North) and Hanguk Saram (cor. 한국 사람) in the Republic of Korea (South).

Koryo Saram (Korean. 고려 사람 (高麗人) “people Bark”) was a Soviet and post-Soviet Koreans, the descendants of Koreans, native stayed or relocated in the 60-ies of the XIX century in the Russian far East (mainly in Primorye).

In anthropological type belong to the East Asian branch of the Mongoloid race. Say in Korean. Many of the questions of the ethnogenesis of the Koreans is not unambiguous. Obviously, in their formation was involved ethnic groups of different origin, and the leading role belonged to the groups, who spoke protoctista languages Continue reading

How to celebrate holidays in Japan – Informative – Interesting facts and useful tips

A distinctive feature of Japanese culture is the continuity of generations, respect for national traditions, traditions that, in turn, very reasonable and rational. As in any other country, in Japan there are national holidays and traditional. Most of the traditional holidays associated with seasonal changes in nature, which are regarded by the Japanese as little miracles. The largest festivals are celebrated with great pomp. The first holiday is New year. Its celebration over one thousand years old. The New year marked the Japanese 108 strokes of the temple bells. According to the beliefs, 108 beats – 108 is a hassle, a burden on the person. With the last kick of the temple bells that man is freed from them and begins a carefree life. It is customary to recall anything good that happened over the past year to move it to the next. All bad try to leave in the past year. Preparations for New year are made in advance. The Japanese clean their houses and buying gifts. But the focus is on writing postcards «Menaje” for friends and loved ones. Sending a postcard once, it should send every New year. After presenting the cards and other social events, it is customary to visit Continue reading