As how eat in Korea? Part II. Kimpap, stick and Nantes.
Koreans consider themselves by the happy people. Probably, because the law of sandwich does not work for them. Sandwiches in Korea never oil fall down because there is no oil neither on them, nor in them. And term “ " sandwich; most likely, does not approach them unless from the point of view of uniformity of appointment with our bread smeared with butter.
Rice, pieces of vegetables, an omelet, ham or fish turn in a dry leaf of the pressed seaweed. The turned-out sausage is cut on several parts and “ kimpap “ - the Korean sandwich - is ready. Sending the child to school, careful mother will surely put to him in a backpack kimpap for lunch.
Wherever there was the Korean school student, in school or at excursion, there will be a special snack zone everywhere. At an entrance to these wooden table children surely remove footwear. There are no chairs and tables, Koreans got used to eat, sitting on a floor, having crossed legs. By the way, the Korean doctors claim that in such situation the food is acquired best of all.
In the Korean grocery market from a variety eyes run up. The most surprising is a practical lack of flies, indispensable inhabitants of the Russian markets. They are not here, even where trade in fresh seafood. The secret is simple - sticky spirals which can and be bought from us continually. Not all that is on sale in the Korean market, will be to the taste to the foreigner. For example, fried cocoons of a silkworm will be pleasant to you?
The Korean chopsticks enjoy popularity around the world. Korea - the only country in the Far East where for production of sticks use metal. Before them did, generally of brass. In the richest houses sticks from silver were appreciated, was considered that it darkens at contact with poison and can rescue from trouble. Today the most widespread material - stainless steel.
Spoons have the history too. At the time of the kingdom Koryo used deep ware therefore also spoons were curved and extended. Centuries later the ware became more flat and wide, spoons were rounded, their handles became straight. So more conveniently.
Spoons are mentioned in many Korean sayings and expressions. In old times when wanted to ask how many people in a family, asked how many in the house of spoons. And expression “ to postpone a spoon “ and today means to die.
The food is necessary to the Korean not only as a power source or “ " fuel; for an organism. Food in Korea - a part of the life and cultures. The most popular performance - Nantes, one and a half hour show about food. The plot is simple and can vary in this or that place. The task is delivered to young cooks: for an hour to prepare the wedding menu. As newlyweds the audience usually acts.
The cook on a plot of a performance is forced to come off process of cooking and to stand up for the beauty - the cook. The kitchen is not only the place of cooking. The most serious human dramas happen among pans, plates and knives. In a performance with humour it is shown how it is possible even in kitchen cheerfully and to interestingly spend time.
Culinary show of Nantes with success was shown already in many countries. Going to tours, actors put in baggage several cans with tinned cabbage. And surely box of red pepper. Because, in their opinion, without this spice abroad many dishes seem absolutely inedible. What to do, tradition.]