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Food of the world: a ranking of the most popular culinary traditions

Sooner or later, but each of us begins to understand that culinary preferences do not always bring health benefits. Almost all of the traditional culinary world with a rich history. And it’s safe to call them useful, otherwise they would not have lived to our days. Forbes magazine tried to select from a huge number of useful kitchens most outstanding.

Recognized as the healthy cuisine of Japan, where obesity affects only about 1.5% of the nation, whereas the average age of life is 82 years.

Each of us sooner or later comes to the realization that food should be not only tasty and hearty, but healthy. With a lack of knowledge in this area is a threat to dive in and learn all kinds of power systems, properties of products and sophisticated recipes, all the more so in our information age it is available to everyone.

But there is another way, safer and more enjoyable – the study of the principles of traditional dishes. Almost all traditional cuisine with a rich history can safely be called useful, because otherwise they would not have lived to our days.

Note that this rating is based on the health indicators and life expectancy of the modern population, and they are affected not only food, but also lifestyle and, to some Continue reading

The Cuisine of South Korea

What do you think of when you hear “Asian kitchen”? Sure about Japanese sushi and Chinese dim sum or rolls-Sami? It is signs of Japanese and Chinese restaurants abound in the streets of European cities. But actually, in Japan, for example, in honor of kitchen of her neighbor – Korea. And in Russia, if you try, you can find authentic Korean restaurants, but, especially considering that many of the dishes are based on specific local ingredients that must be fresh, it is better to meet you, and if you will taste, savor Korean cuisine at her home. So, what, where and why to try, once in South Korea.

Features:

A lot of spices, seasonings and sauces! Therefore, Korean cuisine is spicy, sometimes very spicy. In addition to red pepper to traditional condiments include a paste of soy beans, which many nutritionists give a truly healing properties, and soy sauce.

What to try:

One such sharp and it is very popular in Korea dishes-kimchi ( kimchi ) – a salad of pickled Chinese cabbage, generously seasoned with red pepper. onions. garlic and ginger. This simple dish is so popular in Korea that, according to some local residents, it is eaten for Breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Of the meat dishes Koreans prefer the dish called “bulgogi” Continue reading

Culinary traditions of Korea

Dumplings. Who doesn’t love this tasty dish. Probably units. So I decided to write about them and show some recipes. That would be and you wrote .How to prepare dumplings? What more recipes do you prefer?This is very interesting and important,as from generation to generation passed traditions.And they are very valuable,primarily for young generation.

From Wikipedia

“the dough for the dumpling is made from flour, eggs and water (sometimes milk). Classic stuffing dumplings made of beef, pork and/or lamb with various spices, onions, sometimes garlic, you can also use meat bear, deer, moose, goose, fish, lard, potatoes, cabbage. V. Gilyarovsky in the book «Moscow and Muscovites» mentions rare fruit dumplings:

Then in the eighties came from Siberia, gold miners the biggest and had dinner in a Siberian at Lopasov in the “hut”, and on the menu was: “Lunch at the camp Yermak Timofeyevich”, and the second only two changes: the first appetizer and the second — “Siberian pelmeni”. No more dishes were not, and ravioli twelve having dinner was cooked 2500 pieces: the meat, fish and fruit in a pink champagne…

Dumplings

Pelmeni were stored frozen and prepared immediately before use. Put them in boiling water or meat, fish or vegetable broth and cook until Continue reading