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MARRIAGE: Wedding traditions in different countries

Marriage in Spanish. Here the traditional color associated with wedding festivities – orange. The color orange in Spain symbolizes the richness of life, bright passion, ageless beauty, so the bride’s dress, flowers in her bouquet and hair exactly this color.

The groom gives thirteen coins lover to prove her your material worth. These coins are the bride will hold the whole ceremony in a special purse. A wise old Spanish custom forbade the newlyweds to spend the first night in bed together – the newlyweds were separated after the wedding feast, and to their beds for the night put guards.

Marriage in Greek. The main function of the friends of the bride and bridesmaids – to scare away evil spirits. This same function is depicted on their clothes the eyes, it protects newlyweds from envy and failure. The bride on the wedding day puts the glove in a piece of sugar that the love was always sweet.

In Greek weddings the obligatory “money dance”, during which guests dancing with the bride and groom, attach money to their clothes. Following tradition, newlyweds (before they become to settle) must run small children to the life of the couple was joyful and carefree.

Marriage in German. The day before the wedding the friends of the bride smash Continue reading

National dishes of different countries – where they learn to cook?

Really get to know the manners and customs of the country you can only get acquainted with national dishes. Both the food itself and the ways of its preparation and the rituals of eating are able to say about life and culture much more than any training manual. In the following material you will find a selection of tourist destinations and learn where you can go to explore the best culinary schools in the world and simultaneously learn to cook national dishes of these places.

Where tourists to learn to cook

If you love national dishes of different countries, isn’t it time to learn to cook for myself? Today we tell about the 10 best cooking schools in the world.

During this course you will be able to immerse into the culinary wisdom of Zanzibar, staying at one of the local small villages. You will learn about Arabic, Indian and Persian influences on local cuisine and visit the vegetable, fruit, fish markets and the spice market. Traveling through the Islands, students will be able to take practical lessons from the aboriginal. The curriculum includes workshops on a selection of spices, coffee and vegetables on cooking zanzibari coffee, curry, masala and desserts.

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South Korea

The most interesting in South Korea, I thought the local cuisine. Korean food is unlike any other food in the world. This topic is poorly represented in Runet, so I will try to make its modest contribution to its coverage. So, first of all, Korean food is the variety of seafood:

Unique style of presenting food on the table. You order a “main dish”, for example, pork. And in addition you bring to 36 (in my experience) with small plates of snacks. These snacks you don’t pay. Edible but not all. -) Most of the starters are grass, different pickled or fried in spices. Herbs are not readily recognisable. Here’s how it looks in a fancy restaurant:

But because of the restaurant cheaper. Then got shot and fish. Fish is also a kind of Korean pickled and dried, as a result, some species are so strange taste that they have in the form of food does not work. But so many new sensations in the taste buds. -) Favorite Korean fish dish – those little dried fish, very salty and with big bulging eyes. They can be eaten as seeds, but many also do not eat. Fish is also in a tomato sauce, but let her look is not deceiving you – the taste is not the same that the Soviet gobies in tomato sauce. It is sharper and not at all sweet. Photo of tomato on the fish is placed on each side of whole fish:

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