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How to prepare sushi in Japan

Today, sushi is one of the most popular dishes in the world. However, most often in Russia, Europe and America under this name serves something which is very far from the original. That is why we will talk about how to make real sushi in Japan.

The dish, dubbed “sushi” (“sushi”) in Japan, appeared in the VII century. It was prepared as follows: raw fish sprinkled with salt and mixed with rice, and then it all fit under the stone press for several months and was resting. This technology is considered one of the oldest methods of preservation. Even the character for sushi translates as “pickled fish”. Since then, the technique of making sushi is constantly changing: in the XVII century in Japan, a huge spread of rice vinegar, which is added to sushi, to give the dish spicy. In addition, under the “sushi” was hiding not already marinated, and raw fish.

Modern look dish acquired only in the nineteenth century. Its Creator can be considered a Japanese chef, Cohea, who concocted rice ball, coated it wasabi (Japanese horseradish that has a antimicrobial properties), and on top put a piece of raw fish. This type of sushi is called nigiri – it was with him and began a triumphal procession of Japanese dishes around the world. Today there are several types of this famous Japanese dish:

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Social structure and family life of the peoples of Central Asia and Kazakhstan

Traditional forms of the family (Central Asia)

Social relations in the East, including family, had a greater conservatism. Among the sedentary peoples of Central Asia have traditionally been such an archaic form of the family, like a big family, when under the same roof lived three or four generations of blood relatives: his father, his brothers, married sons with children, and sometimes grandchildren. Longer just, to the beginning of XX century these families, sometimes numbering up to a hundred people, was kept in Khorezm and mountainous Tajikistan. A large family was a community with its land, a single economy, when all revenues were received in “common pot” but the intake was a joint. Big family gradually acquired a transitional form undivided family in which the father’s brothers lived separately, and then accelerated the process of separation of pairs of small families. However, ethnographers are still in the middle of the twentieth century recorded the remnants bolshezemel relationship, when the father considered it a personal affront to the care of the family’s married son.

Nomadic peoples big family was also known, its members could live in several yurts, however, stood out “big” his father’s Yurt, which had been Continue reading

Japan the may holidays!

DIRECT FLIGHTS ARE AVAILABLE.

Amazing touch and unique culture

Price 2199.e. AIR

*price per person in double occupancy

In a departure from Kiev to Tokyo on a direct flight AK “MAU”

Day 2 29 April 2014

11:30 Arrival in Tokyo “Narita airport”

Meeting with Russian speaking guide.

A visit to the thermal springs complex

«Oedo Onsen Monogatari. Meguri Mangaka”

The cost of entrance tickets and lunch included.

Relaxation in the Onsen.

*2 zones. Common area +separate area.

To visit the General area needed bathing suits.

If the body has a tattoo, please prepare the patches.

19:00 Transfer to artificially bulk Odaiba island on a custom-made transport. Walk along the promenade. The end of the tour.

Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 3 April 30, 2014

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free day.

At will – for an additional fee EXCURSION TO the RESORT of HAKONE. Most tourists seek during the trip to Japan to visit the national Park «Fuji – Hakone – Izu”. This reserve covers an area of over 1200 sq km, on its territory there are beautiful beaches and therapeutic springs. A short distance to Tokyo makes it a convenient venue for city Continue reading

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