Asian food comes
Asian cuisine has long been loved by many gourmets, Chinese and Japanese dishes can be found on the menu of most cafés and restaurants in the world, but recently gaining increasing popularity spicy and rich spices kitchen Korea.
Every gourmet knows that Asian cuisine is primarily a mix of thousands of different flavors. Chefs have masterfully blended a variety of seasonings, spices and sauces, creating real culinary masterpieces. Perhaps that is why Asian cuisine has become so popular in Europe and America, the palette of flavors of dishes which are much less diverse.
Until 2012 culinary traditions of Asia were represented mainly Chinese and Japanese cuisine, but recently this company was diluted amazing and mysterious cuisine of Korea. Much more sharp, full of spice and incredibly helpful, she conquered the tastes of many lovers of the Asian culture. Now to try bulkogi (fire meat), kalbi (ribs on the grill), bibimbap (rice with vegetables, meat, egg and hot pepper), not to mention the famous snack kimchi vegetables, fern, seaweed, mushrooms and soybeans is everyone who calls himself a foodie and follows new gastronomic trends.
Kimchi, by the way, is the ancient dish of national importance, without which no cost, no meal. Even in Korea was founded by the international Institute of kimchi, whose research has confirmed that national spicy food helps burn calories and therefore, is suitable for those who love to eat and do not be afraid to gain extra pounds.
Korean spicy soup with shrimp.
That is why in recent years the restaurants have menus in their more Korean dishes instead of greasy Chinese food. To appreciate the gastronomic delights of Korea at present is best in Moscow, where, competing with each other, restaurateurs try to bring some feature to your school. For example, in the Manna restaurant has a special room “quduri”, where food is served raw, as is the custom in Korea, and roasted on a special device in the center of the table. And the restaurant “White crane” provides a large menu, where you can find only traditional Korean dishes.
Namul — a mixture of vegetables and wild greens, a little fried in butter and seasoned with combinations of salt, red pepper, garlic, sesame and soy sauce — suitable for vegetarians, and Hye — fresh fish in a special marinade, which certainly served with sesame leaves and a thin layer of paste of red pepper, will appeal to lovers of spice and exotics.
And of course, one cannot ignore the many traditional rice dishes. In another Asian restaurant — “Menga” guests talk about the intricacies of the culinary traditions of Korea, for example, that you cannot drink alcohol before a hot dish or undesirable to interfere with rice vodka with a fish garnish.
Not only Moscow restaurants watching culinary trends in the world. In St. Petersburg to introduce the Korean traditions can restaurant “History”, for lovers of thrills chefs will prepare sagipsul (pork bacon with lettuce and vegetables) on the table. And for those who prefer a more delicate dishes, of course, is to try something from the famous tofu.
It is especially popular in Korea for amazing properties: tofu takes on any flavor depending on the seasonings that is cooked, you can fry, boil, bake, use in soups and sauces, steamed. In Korean spices filled the kitchen it is indispensable. Especially good desserts based on tofu, as the soy cheese is made from milk, it is rich in protein and it is diet, so you can enjoy Asian sweets are safe for the shape.
Tofu with greens.
Tofu divided into two classes depending on fabrics used in the preparation of: strained through silk is considered soft, and hard cheese through the cotton.
No dish in particular is able to convey the complexity of Korean cuisine, because each contains its own history and tradition, and only in combination they give an opportunity to feel the unique spirit of Asia.