Japanese new year tradition
Speaking of Japanese traditions, you have to keep in mind that the Japanese did not go systems around the clock and do not honor the national historical values. Although honor!…

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Japanese food
Japanese cuisine combines centuries-old traditions, values and the spirit of the Japanese people, expressive and different from any other cuisine of the world. For a modern European, Japanese food –…

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Nicholas II in Nikolaev

Nicholas II Alexandrovich /Romanov/ (6(18).05.1868 Tsarskoye Selo — 17.08.1918 Ekaterinburg) — last Russian Emperor (1894-1917 gg.), the eldest son of Emperor Alexander III Alexandrovich and Empress Maria Feodorovna. His reign coincided with the rapid industrial and economic development of the country. Under Nicholas II Russia was defeated in Russo-Japanese war 1904-1905 Russian-Japanese war 1904-1905 — emerged in a climate of increased struggle of the imperialist powers for the division semi-feudal China and Korea; sported aggressive, unjust, imperialist character on both sides.In the ongoing rivalry of the powers in the far East especially active role was played by capitalist Japan, who sought to take over Korea and northeast China (Manchuria). that was one of the reasons the revolution of 1905-1907. In 1907 Russia became a member of the Entente, which in 1914 entered the First world war. August (5 September) 1915 Nicholas II and the Supreme commander of the armed forces of Russia. During the February revolution of 1917 March 2(15) abdicated. Nicholas II in 1918 in Yekaterinburg, shot together with the family. In 2000, canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church.

Portrait of Emperor Nicholas II. Hood. Boris Kustodiev

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The strangest snacks and drinks from Japan

To convince people that the Japanese are a very strange people different from us, usually is not necessary. Agree with that many. And Bloggie you can read about the many unusual things, invented by the Japanese, which confirms the above. However, we are not talking about inventions, and unusual snacks and drinks that you can try in Japan.

The Japanese eat almost everything that swims in the sea, until a particularly poisonous puffer fish, when properly cooked which man painfully dying or jellyfish, which are 95 % water. In comparison, candied squid seems not such a rarity. Actually, despite the obvious presence of sugar, these squids are not sweet. Why – unknown. Apparently, the secret of the company.

Another unusual product can safely be called a cheese drink . The company “NEEDS Cheese Factory” with Hokkaido began to make a strange drink to attract the attention of the Japanese to the cheese, which this product does not enjoy great popularity. Many Japanese children do not know the taste of the cheese. At least, so said the noble rescuers of cheese from the company. By the way, non-traditional beverage can still be used as a traditional cheese sauce. But this is not so funny.

What about chewing gum with the taste of roses? After all, in Japan there is. Gum called “Otoko Kaoru” (“the Man, smelling Continue reading

Vitamins and national food traditions

The Japanese and Chinese eat meat and vegetables with rice. The Spaniards hit the menu – seafood and tomatoes. Ukraine – borsch and Salo, in Russia – soup and porridge. And rightly so. To keep a long your health. scientists strongly recommend to respect the power of national tradition, in which the need for vitamins is met, not overseas fruit, but by their own family.

In connection with the distribution.fashion on a healthy diet we had in the paddock favorite cutlets and borscht, and pickles with bacon and dumplings have become almost enemies. In the popular media are harping on the theme of how to make us eat seafood, rice and exotic fruits. But scientists recommend not to succumb to hysteria and to abandon habitual for our stomach food.

It turns out that our digestive tract spends a lot of time to develop a complete set of enzymes for breaking down exotic food. Our Slavic because the body is better adapted to the processing of the food, which for centuries nourished our ancestors.

Voluntary renunciation of the “historical” food and the transition to unfamiliar food is threatened by the spread of “American” disease. After all, America is a relatively young country. Live here the vast majority of settlers and immigrants who lost their Continue reading