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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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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

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…

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Weird sexual traditions of the peoples of the world
For the life of a person must be a little: to eat, to sleep warm and have sex. Interesting, but in most people, the last item dominates the first two:…

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March 3
Five days before international women's day in Japan as a warm-up celebrating the holiday girls. Generally March in Japan is traditionally considered to be women's month. And today, March 3rd,…

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