History of Korean cuisine originated in the distant past. Documentary evidence of Korean culinary art found in ancient Chinese and Japanese sources.
The Chinese mentioned Korean dish called magic, which, according to historians, probably is a precursor of bulgogi (thinly sliced, soaked in special sauce of beef, roasted on the fire). In the Chinese Chronicles of the VI century BC mentions with admiration the Korean art of fermenting soybeans. 1300 years later, in 700 Japanese chronicler mentioned that soybean paste tenjan was first brought to Japan from the Bark. Since then, tenjan, received in the name of Japan’s miso is still widely used in Japanese cuisine.
Koreans have long loved and appreciated meat. This is evidenced by the fact that in Buyeo, one of the ancient Korean States, in the II century BC officials, to which were breeding cattle, horses, pigs and dogs, enjoyed a high status and rank were almost immediately behind the king.
Great influence on the development of Korean cuisine was provided by the emergence in Korea of Buddhism approximately in the year 400 of our era. More and more common instead of meat then began to get vegetarian dishes with very complex recipes. It was during this period in Korea are beginning to drink the tea and ancient tea ceremonies Continue reading
8. Perspectives the demonstration effect
The Republic of Korea is present in the Russian far East not only in the direct form of commodity, human, investment. No less significant, and hidden, invisible forms of his presence. One such form, the demonstration effect of the South Korean economy. The basis of the demonstration effect has two components.
The first is the opening up of borders and the accessibility of travel for the Russian far East to South Korea. This effect is a demonstration of economic success. The far East can see that on-site 1.5 times smaller territory of Primorsky Krai is created the gross national product (GNP), commensurate with the total Russian product. This creates a population that numbers in 3.2 times smaller than the Russian. Next to us appeared the unique characteristics of economic space. How South Korea managed to form? Why we are lagging behind, and our neighbors are moving forward so rapidly? Why can we not? What is it about them that we don’t have? Such questions change the Outlook and then the Outlook of the far East, raise questions to the policy of the Federal center.
The second comparative component provides an opportunity to compare economic Continue reading
The Purity in Japanese
The Japanese like cleanliness, and sterile cleanliness.
Morning for the owner of the store begins with washing the sidewalk in front of the entrance to his school.
Cleaners wipe down trash cans.
Razmerchik I dust with Parking lines and return them pristine white.
Employees of the airlines on his knees, manually, clean off sticky tape from carpets tiniest speck of dust.
Purity in Japanese
In every home, even the smallest, in front of the door there is a special place where remove street shoes and wear Slippers. “To enter the house, not razuvshis” – a euphemism unseemly incivility. Before exhibited special toilet Slippers that says “toilet”.
The Japanese are simply unable to comprehend how the Europeans can relax in the tub with dirty soapy water. First they lathered, wash away the dirty foam of the stream of the shower and then immersed in a scalding hot bath, which will “soak” to full satisfaction.
The love of purity due to a necessity. Most of the country is on the thirtieth and fortieth latitudes – that is, in climatic zone of California or Crete. So in the summer in Japan is very hot and humid.
In recent years, the obsession with hygiene has turned the Japanese into mania, to the absurd. The country is literally flooded Continue reading