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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.

The history of sushi is only 1300 years old. Sushi, in the form in which we know Continue reading

Sex: how it happened in Japan

Prodoljaem Deposit section «Interestingness » and subsection «18+ » new material. And today we — article « Sex: how it happened in Japan… » Not that we could boast of some practical experience in this field… But a couple of interesting moments on this subject we learned. And what we want to share.

By the way, the truth, this article isn’t even 18+ (except that a little bit, at the very end), but just interesting and informative. But suddenly someone’s opinion… In General, just in case we have set markirovku. And so we will continue.

Sex: how it happened in Japan? «Yes as we probably…» — you say. And it is true. But not all. About the nuances, by the way, I wrote this article. Oh and remember to start with a good book «Shogun», in which the author is not one page is devoted to the description of this process, as it happened in Japan 300 years ago.

And how interesting. was? Talk:

Personally, what struck us is the fact that in Japan the culture of sex was very developed. Well, compared to the culture of sex in Europe at the time, Continue reading

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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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…

Continue reading →

Tea traditions of different countries
China It is considered that drinking tea began in the territory of the modern Chinese province of Sichuan (Four streams). According to historians, the tradition of drinking tea goes back…

Continue reading →