Public and important holidays for Japan
Public holidays in Japan As in any other country, in Japan there are several kinds of festivals: traditional, borrowed and official. Traditional, as a rule, go back to ancient customs…

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India – one of the largest and most densely populated countries in the world. She is known as the land of spirituality, philosophy, and the many festivals and rituals among…

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The Most amazing holidays of the world
Folklore and tradition come in a selection of photos of the weirdest festivals on five continents. Competition in the highlands of Scotland Traditional Scottish games consist of events, dances, food…

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Tanaka Eliza – Sexual practices of the East. Love the geisha.

Sexual practices of the East. Love the geisha

E. Tanaka

Sexual practices of the East. Love the geisha

Undoes the tie,

Takes a long cord,

Still keeps fine aroma,

Here the Unsteady bridge between two worlds.

Erotic Tank

What prompted me to write this book? My constant craving for the secrets and the mysteries of the erotic traditions of the East. It was so great that I had to seriously study Eastern philosophy, history, and culture. And the more I learned, the more admired the “porcelain dolls” tea house, that is the geisha. I was surprised how geisha can combine such a huge variety of qualities. A closer acquaintance with this world, I realized that Japan is an amazing country, shyly and cautiously hiding behind the folds of the kimono the secrets and mysteries of centuries-old traditions of sensual love game. One of the few countries that has developed a rich and distinctive tradition of free relations outside marriage. Undoubtedly, each culture made its own emphasis on the value of sexual practices. But it is a Japanese tradition considered sexual and erotic practices as part of the aesthetic perception Continue reading

Japanese food

The main feature Japanese cuisine, in addition to unique dishes, skilled in laying, where each piece is only ascribed to it by tradition. Often travelers, first time getting into a Japanese high end restaurant, can’t seem to understand that their plate is edible, and that was assumed as a decoration. All recipes, used by the Japanese housewife, very simple, and the products subjected to minimum processing. A striking example is the cooking fish. Most often raw fish beautifully cut into thin slices-the petals and spread on a plate – all the food is ready and you can already bring to the table.

Basic of Japanese dishes are vegetables, seafood and rice.

From traditional Japanese dishes most popular in the world conquered the land. Sushi rolls are stuffed with rice, vegetables and seafood that is wrapped in dried seaweed – nori. Under the influence of cookery Europeans and the Chinese people of Japanese cuisine started to use pork, beef, lamb and poultry dishes. Of course, the most common product at all times for the Japanese was the rice. As a rule, by boiling the rice some salt is added, but to him are served salty or sweet seasoning, hot.

The most characteristic principles of Japanese cuisine is to use only fresh vegetables and seafood, and products from long-term storage, use only Continue reading

Culinary Christmas traditions

Culinary Christmas traditions of different peoples in different countries and at different times can be considered similar from the point of view of two main characteristics. One of them is on the table should be plenty and rich! The second is the symbolism of the dishes or the whole menu Christmas buffet in General.

Symbolism of new year’s eve menu

By the way, the second characteristic, is also the reason for such a different set of dishes on home family dinner of the year in different parts of the globe.

Christmas table is almost always full of dishes with the most complex and rich – as a symbol of prosperity and abundance. Ingredients for holiday treats are chosen from the most costly and sophisticated products. There is a place and the usual snacks – but the cut, layout and flow are very different from the everyday.

Meat culinary new year traditions

Depending on the preferences of this or that mistress, tastes of her family, national traditions and new-fangled culinary trends the main dish prepared from meat, poultry or fish, and often several. For example, baked chicken, jellied minced meat and fish platter of salted and smoked delicacies. Or roasted pig, fish in aspic and sliced smoked Turkey and chicken. In France, Continue reading

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