Seoul is a city with 600 years of history. He is not only a centre of culture and education of Korea, but also a political and economic center of the country. Feature of Seoul is the harmonious combination of modern high-rise buildings with old buildings, such as the Gyeongbokgung Palace. Seoul with its many entertainment and shopping, such as Myeong-Dong or Apgujeong, can be called a world-class city.
Despite the similar architecture, the palaces of Seoul, each has its own character, its own special style. Gyeongbokgung, which is located in the heart of the capital – the largest of all the palaces. If You have very little time, we can restrict our visits to the Restaurants, but we must remember that there are always many tourists. A completely different atmosphere reigns in the Palace Hankenson, which is located at some distance from the city centre. Visitors there a lot less, and can safely wander through the alleys, look at the pavilions and for a moment feel like a Korean nobleman of the XVI century. If You have the time, it is best to visit one of these two palaces, and also go to the Park Pivon – former private Park of the Korean bishops. This Park is a quiet and poetic – in recent years, open only for organized visitors (several times a day guided tours in English), Continue reading
The authorities recognized that only in Miyagi Prefecture, the number of disaster victims can reach ten thousand. On Monday morning there were found about two thousand bodies of victims, reports the news Agency Kyodo .
From the affected areas evacuated, according to UN estimates, about 600 thousand people. The rest don’t have enough food and drink, and fuel. The authorities send in aid, however, some localities such as the city of Iwaki, with a population of 350 thousand people, after the tsunami were cut off from the world.
Aggravate the situation of the accident at Japanese NPP. There is difficult a situation at station “Fukushima-1” where Saturday’s explosion occurred on the first block and observed the emission of radiation. Authorities yesterday warned about the possibility of another explosion at the troubled third block and the nuclear meltdown. According to the Associated Press. Monday morning on the third block, two explosions occurred.
Presumably, exploded accumulated under the roof of the third reactor nuclear power plant hydrogen and the reactor itself was not damaged. Continue reading
Mr. Kiyoshi Hayamizu, chef from Japan, visited Minsk and presented to the Belarusian chefs master class, dedicated to Japanese cuisine.
Traditional Japanese cuisine is a culinary phenomenon with an ancient history.
Perhaps no other nation devotes as much attention to the process of cooking and eating like the Japanese. No wonder their national culinary tradition, which include the unique skill to combine foods for taste and colour, preferring natural and healthy products, appreciated all over the world.
In December last year, Japanese cuisine was included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO.
Belarusian chefs to get to know the traditions of Japanese cuisine, chef with 30 years experience, author of textbooks and teacher Mr. Kiyoshi Hayamizu held a special master class.
Mr. Chef in the framework of the master class shared experience of cooking traditional tempura. the art of making Bento boxes and classic recipes Japanese desserts.
Kiyoshi Hayamizu received a license of the professional chef in Tokyo in 1980. Since then he has worked as a consultant on Japanese cuisine in France, Belgium and Germany, organized and conducted numerous Continue reading