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National traditions of Korean art

The history of martial arts in Korea two thousand years, beginning with the era of Three States (1-pack centuries), when the territory of the Korean Peninsula, there were three kingdoms — Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla. Each one had their own system of combat training. On the formation and development of Korean martial arts were greatly influenced by Chinese tradition. It is no coincidence that the complex Korean martial arts termed “QUANBO”, similar to Chinese “chuanfa” (“pugilism”).

Some Korean martial arts:

Charac

Charac of the most interesting and mysterious of the martial art, now almost lost. Its founders are considered to be mountain hermits “Sonin”. The same characters in Chinese read “jenjen” and in Japanese “yamabushi” and means “perfect man.” In the system of spiritual and physical perfection of these hermits was the concept of unity of man and nature. In an effort to realize such unity, a hermit retired to the mountains, where his whole existence was subordinated to the natural rhythms and laws. The hermit slept on the grass in summer, and in winter on the snow, he served as housing wicker hut that protected only from rain and snow, clothing, skins of wild animals. Harsh living conditions combined with intense Continue reading

Japanese cooking

Noodles known and unknown

Not only tea

Unusual Goodies

DESSERTS

GLOSSARY

JAPANESE PRODUCTS IN JAPAN

AND THE JAPANESE BEER

A few introductory words about Japanese cooking

The art of cooking is one of the oldest forms of art, an integral part of the cultural heritage of mankind. It appeared, obviously, when someone managed to make fire and roast a piece of meat. You could say that cooking was born around the campfire of prehistoric man. But thousands of years passed before the cooking really became an art.

The art of cooking is to cook healthy and tasty food. Healthy food should contain all necessary to sustain life, but it must be delicious, to give pleasure, to enjoy the process of eating.

Each nation has developed its own national cuisine. It differs from other not only by specific food, but also the ability to give the borrowed your unique taste. While cooking, perhaps the most moving part of national culture. But the interpenetration, mutual does not destroy national identity.

Japanese culinary tradition is very different not only from European but also from neighboring Asian, for example Chinese. First of all, she shows the utmost respect for the pristine appearance of products that are definitely high – quality. Demanding that the Japanese attitude to food is in line with national traditions Continue reading

Bear fat and bile from the experience of Korea

 

Who not only eat people! Read the prescriptions of folk medicine of Korea and amazed. To eat, it turns out, can be just about anything. And all. Even with health benefits.

Bear. It’s hard to tell where in Korea take. Mouse, in my opinion, and those fleeing in fear from the roar of modern Korean technology (or maybe, they just destroyed people’s doctors. Mice, it turns out, also are treated, not only by themselves but their droppings. But more on that later). Now, going back to the bear. Traditionally, Koreans knew it.

Bear paws are dainty dish as mentioned in old Korean novels. It is believed that in addition to the excellent taste, this dish has the property to strengthen the body I. more importantly, CI(qi). Good for stimulating appetite, for people with digestive problems. Has a curative effect for colds. These qualities, according to Korean physicians, and has the bear meat at all. It has offered people a weakened, haggard face. If eat bear meat, the face will appear flushed, Ki will rise sharply. The muscle spasms, aching limbs,when the joints are badly bent. However, in chronic diseases, such as tumors, do not eat bear-meat regularly. Bear meat is best suited for body type .

Bear fat is also known from time immemorial as a remedy. However, Continue reading

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