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Japanese new year’s traditions and treats

We will tell you about some traditions of celebrating new year in Japan, which includes unusual for Slavs rituals with special symbolic meaning. And please share the recipe surprisingly tasty Japanese treats, made especially for you in the network of restaurants “planet Sushi”.

We will tell you about some traditions of celebrating new year in Japan, which includes unusual for Slavs rituals with special symbolic meaning. And please share the recipe surprisingly tasty Japanese treats, made especially for you in the network of restaurants “planet Sushi”.

New Year in Japan

On-segatsu – Japanese New Year – is not only a favorite but also the most important festival for the inhabitants of the land of the rising sun. It is the New Year to take stock of the year, evaluate the results, and pay their debts. Before the Meiji era (1868-1911) it was celebrated according to the Chinese lunar calendar, but these days even people with traditional views of celebrated European.

The main winter holiday has more meaning to people’s lives than perhaps all the other holidays combined. For the period of new year holidays largest part holidays. Generally New year is celebrated from December 29 to January 3, and almost all state and commercial institutions are closed.

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Japan: the kitchen, national dishes

Japan: Kitchen and meals

The basis of the national dishes of Japan are healthy and tasty meals. Three main products – rice, fish and seaweed. Also popular vegetables and soy “tofu” cheese, sauces.

Most popular dishes: “sushi” (“sushi”), of which there are more than 200 species. Authentic Japanese sushi cook. The wizard study his work for many years. Main types of sushi is “nigiri” (a long lump of rice covered with a piece of fish), Maki (fish and rice wrapped in nori and cut into small pieces), and “temaki” (fish and rice wrapped in nori in a cone), “gunkan” (oval shaped sushi), “shirase” (rice mixed with seafood). You can try “moriawase” — assorted sushi and sashimi. From sushi master chefs in Japan — very expensive pleasure. Affordable prices on this Japanese “culinary brand” can be found in the national café Kitano, where plates of sushi in front of visitors moving on a conveyer belt and cost about 100 yen.

Be sure to check out other Japanese dishes: “sashimi” (“sashimi”) — slices of raw fish served with soy sauce and horseradish “wasabi”, “tempura” — slices of fish or meat in batter, “Sukiyaki” (roast beef), tonkatsu (pork cutlet in breadcrumbs), mini-skewers “yakitori” (chicken) and “kushiyaki”; soups “ramen” and “Udon” noodle, the miso soup from fermented soy mass and fish broth with seaweed, mushrooms, tofu, meat and fish. Continue reading

Cooking homemade meals in Japanese cuisine

Japanese pork cutlet Tonkatsu

Japanese cuisine is famous for its unusual dishes of meat. Today I offer the recipe of one of the many Japanese dishes, the pork cutlet Tonkatsu with step by step cooking. I think you’ll like the meat.

Chicken fillets in Japanese sauce with soy and honey

About Japanese cuisine

Japanese cuisine holds a special place in most quadrupeds restoran. Japanese cuisine is an art with which one can create culinary still life on the platter, and the creative ability to make beautiful and to present any dish. There is viskazivanie: “do Not create, but find and discover” is the General rule followed by all known Japanese and simple cooks. Japanese food is simple, and each chef is always striving to look and especially taste of Japanese cuisine last longer retains original and useful properties of the products. Cooking raw fish in Japanese cuisine, for example, is limited to skilled and accurate cutting fish into slices and decorated and beautiful location it on the plate.

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Japanese new year's traditions and treats
We will tell you about some traditions of celebrating new year in Japan, which includes unusual for Slavs rituals with special symbolic meaning. And please share the recipe surprisingly tasty…

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