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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

Wedding dresses brides from different countries

All peoples wedding — the most solemn event in life. The bride and groom are trying to look great, to appear in the best outfits.

Get acquainted with traditions of different countries.

Slavs

In the old days the main elements of a wedding dress of Russian brides were bottom shirt and top shirt. Lower the shirt was sewn from the thinnest tissue, what was available, and richly trimmed with lace. Top and shirt made of homespun cloth and decorated with embroidery.

Ukrainian bride is also generously covered wedding shirt with embroidery. On top they wore a skirt, which in Ukrainian is called “reserve” or “the female plakhta skirt”. It is a piece of homespun material, which is wrapped around the waist and tied the belt.

Bride from Belarus for the wedding wore the shirt, then the skirt, and on her apron. On top he wore a tight-fitting vest.

Africa

Here the most important thing in bride’s attire — brightly colored skirt. Fancy bride’s head wrapped with a cloth, so as to obtain a headdress that resembled a large turban. Bride’s hair is braided into many plaits. An essential attribute of a wedding dress are big African jewelry.

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South Korea

Medicine South Korea

Booming medical tourism is now South Korea due to the fact that in 2007 the government adopted the law on medical tourism, allow foreigners to use the Korean health care system. Since then, the flow of patients is growing exponentially.

In the first year after adoption of the law the country was visited by 16 thousand considering treatment, in 2009-m — 55 thousand, in 2011-m already been of medical tourists goes from 100 thousand. In 2013, South Korea expects 200 thousand foreign patients, and in 2020-m — 1 million.

It is noteworthy that come to South Korea and citizens of countries with a developed level of medicine. Leader, the United States accounted for 34% of the total number of foreign patients. On the second place by the number of visits to South Korea for medical purposes, Russians — 17%. The majority Continue reading

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