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Japanese cuisine

One reason for the longevity of the Japanese is their traditional, harmoniously composed diet. In Japanese cuisine is a very important principle of seasonality, which consists in selecting the components such that they reflect the current season, according to the concept of shun (seasonality) – when the fish, fruit and vegetables are most nutrient dense – about 10 days a year.

Japanese cuisine – it is a special art to create still life on the plate, the ability to arrange and present the dish.

Numerous national dishes prepared from seafood: shellfish, squid, octopus, crabs, shrimp, marine algae, including seaweed.

Widespread in Japan have received, and legumes (tofu and miso). Tofu – it bean cheese, consisting of soya protein and in appearance resembling cottage cheese. The Japanese prefer to eat it for Breakfast. Miso viscous mass, which is prepared from soybeans, for which first grind them, and brew for fermentation yeast is added. Miso is the base for various soups.

For preparation of the second dishes, the Japanese use fish in different forms (raw, sliced, fried, stewed and boiled), pasta. Very popular rice cakes (mochi), cakes, norimaki made from rice dough with small slices of raw fish wrapped in dried seaweed.

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A Review about Holiday in Seoul (South Korea)

Seoul is a city with 600 years of stories and now metropolis… to Write something new and unusual is quite difficult or almost impossible. Already a lot of different stories and novels written about him.

The very pronunciation of the name of the capital of South Korea in Russian sounds not correct to Seoul. Not just because right was previously read by Latin transcription. It is more correct to call the “Soul”, which in Korean stands for the capital.

Seoul is the largest city in the country, here are the most headquarters of international companies and financial companies. The city is truly unique, so get on in it ancient traditions and modern values.

To get to the city will not make special work. As each day of summer flights of “Aeroflot” and “Korea Air”. The airport though is in the neighboring city of Incheon(Incheon international airport ), but it does not matter, because from there you can take bus, taxi or train ride A REX.

The climate of the capital is very similar to European, so you should not have problems with acclimatization.

As Seoul is in the heart of the metropolis, and you can always meet a huge tube. In order not to waste your time, I recommend to use the meter.

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The HISTORY of KOREA IN modern TIMES

Chapter 1. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGES IN KOREA, THE SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES

In modern historiography, in most cases the XVII century is defined as the beginning of a new history of Korea.

In Soviet historical literature of the new countdown time in Korea is from the XVII century. Any special discussions on this occasion, despite the fact that in the early 1970s, several authors have related the time until the mid-nineteenth century to the “late feudalism”.

In the Korean historical science approach to a new periodization of Korean history is more complex. In South Korea, the time from the beginning of the XVII century until the 1860s, called the period of “transition to a society of the new time”. Meanwhile, the popular reference edition of the mid-1990s, it belongs still to the period of the middle ages. A similar North Korea and the approach to the periodization of the new history of Korea: from one side, until the mid-nineteenth century historians North Korea date from the middle ages, and on the other they celebrate in Korea in XVII-XVIII centuries, the development of commodity-money relations and the emergence of capitalism.

Relative to the upper turn of the new history of Korea in world historiography has been controversial. In the Russian historical science is still the modern history of Korea starting Continue reading

What to bring from Japan
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North Korea
The Korean People'sDemocratic people's Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea is a country in East Asia, located in the North of the Korean Peninsula. The country's territory is 120,5…

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What to bring from Japan
  Japan — the amazing Oriental country, notable for its unusual culture and flavor. Every tourist who visited this corner of the world, surely have much to suffer, thinking about…

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