History and traditions of Ukrainian cuisine
The history of the Ukrainian cuisine is very interesting and unusual. In contrast to the "sister" of the Russian and Belarusian into Ukrainian cuisine, almost completely absent traditions of old…

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Japan and Miyazaki birthday Ani 12. Children's parties
So, from Ani as I always got the most complicated order. First, I know almost nothing about Japan, and secondly, almost not watched Miyazaki. And for preparation I had only…

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Green Tea and black

Summer is coming, weather is increasingly pleases us with sun and warmth and, therefore, very soon we will be faced with the omnipresent heat. During the heat we lose a lot of liquid, so we’d like to drink. It would seem what the problem is, drank a glass of cold water or lemonade and well. But, not all of us know and understand how it is harmful.

Drinking carbonated beverages only leads to stronger feelings of thirst. In addition, these drinks contains high content of glucose: on average, about seven pieces of sugar 300 ml. So how do you cope with the heat without harm and even with profit to their health? We will tell about it today!

Surely everyone knows that in hot, dry areas of the Sahara and Central Asia the locals drink not cold water, and, oddly enough, hot tea. And they are absolutely right! All because when we drink hot or warm drink, it expands the blood vessels, causing the sweating begins. It means a stronger body begins to release heat, and therefore will not be overheating.

In addition, tea, because of the peculiarities of the chemical composition does not show so many important salts from the body as ordinary water. Namely, due to the loss of salts in the heat, often there is dizziness, weakness, heart palpitations and headaches. Ordinary water, even though supplying H2O in the body, but also enhances Continue reading

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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South Korea

South Korea is a country where a rapidly developing high-tech city with amazing for the Russian ear the names are combined with hamlets and villages, where life repeats the traditional culture of the Republic, where ski resorts are combined with beautiful beaches. Modern cinemas, clubs, Department stores, filled with the latest collections of clothing and novelties. In particular, ancient temples, outdoor markets, and a great pagoda, in which you can breathe the fragrance of morning freshness.

South Korea is gradually becoming one of the top destinations for our travellers. And yet there are not many tourists. So for those of you who are looking for new uncharted territories and directions, you will definitely go in this country.

In winter you can go skiing in Yongpyong or Hyundai-Song, to attend the festival of ice sculptures and snow in the Park Tebeksan. For lovers of summer holidays there are beautiful seaside resorts and beaches. For example, Kepada known national dish “chodan sundubu”. Condonin — often used a filming site of many Korean films. Haeundae, where the colorful festivals, perfect for water sports, Songon. And mild autumn and spring — the best time for a meeting with the historical monuments of South Korea.

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