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Traditional Christmas meals different countries

The rapid and intensive pace of modern life inexplicably affects the already fleeting time, accelerating it. Seemingly only over a series of new year holidays, as soon as autumn it’s time to start preparations for the upcoming winter festivities.

Modern cooking is different in different countries and the widespread eclecticism of interpenetration. As a result of world cuisine enriched, it would seem, is not peculiar traditions, become more interesting and respectable.

In turn, modern Christmas table absolutely not similar to a festive table of our childhood, our parents organized the resulting battle over the deficit. Today we have access to previously unimaginable products, of which a good housewife is simply a sin not to prepare an original Christmas table for your friends and loved ones using proven as time and people amazing traditional Christmas meals different countries.

For example, the British from dried wheat bread, different varieties of raisins, cherries, apples, almonds and candied peel are preparing a Christmas plum-pudding. It adds lemons, oranges, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and star anise. It is remarkable that this prudish people created from feed dishes a whole new year’s ritual – the pudding doused with a mixture Continue reading

Japanese food

Now it’s hard to believe, but a few years ago about Japanese cuisine in Russia little is known. And to the unsuspecting visitor at any of the few and the absurdly expensive restaurants could easily slip instead of sushi – here horror-that! – Sashi mi.

The years have passed. Kitchen of the rising sun is so loved by millions of Russians that some enthusiasts even vodka, eating pickled ginger (excellent, by the way, appetizer, almost like pickled apples).

Jelly eaten with mustard, and wasabi.

Strong, by the way, thing. There’s even a movie – “Wasabi”, there is a stern French policeman, played by Jean Reno, is coming to Japan and solves the issues with the local mafia. During dinner at the restaurant wasabi he takes his finger and eats it like it’s not terribly spicy, and the usual mayonnaise, what leads to the astonishment of his partner. After he had thus demonstrated the inflexibility of his will, it becomes clear that our hero is no Yakuza will not take. And exactly – it is at the end of the film all wins.

By the way, if you think you have tried wasabi, it is probably wrong.

Outside of Japan, you can get what is more or less tolerable imitation of horseradish and food additives, as real wasabi is very rare. This root grows mainly in cold mountain rivers. It is collected, dried, 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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