Wedding traditions of Korea. Korean wedding
As in any Eastern country, in Korea, a wedding is one of the most significant events in the life of a Korean or Koreans. This has its good reason. As…

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Traditions of the new year table is an Interesting forum
UK: Turkey under gooseberry sauce, pudding and brandy. France: oysters, goose liver, Turkey in white wine, champagne and cheese. Germany: Christmas eve is carp or herring, for Christmas - roast…

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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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