The elusive truth about hashlam
Almost from the moment of birth, every person is surrounded by rules, starting from the rule of cutting the umbilical cord and feeding breast milk strictly by the hour, and…

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Main Belgian sweets and desserts
Almost every Belgian city has its own sweet "attraction" - a delicacy that is made only there. For example, the province of Liège is famous for its delicious creamy meringues,…

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Bartending - World Trends
In the modern world, bar culture is changing along with society. Bartenders of the world's leading bars, practitioners and mixology theorists point to a number of pronounced mainstream and their…

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How to cook and eat pizza in Italy

It is hard to imagine more popular food in the world than pizza. Fragrant, hot, with stretching cheese threads, it is loved by everyone. This is a truly iconic product – its long history and unique cooking traditions deserve to learn a little more about them. Especially if you are going to Italy, the homeland of real pizza.
The world’s first pizzeria opened in Naples
When we say: “pizza” – we think: “Italy.” But in fact, such food was familiar to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. In Italy, for a long time, such a simple dish remained the food of the poor – they put literally everything that was at hand into the filling. Continue reading

6 interesting facts about Belgian cuisine that you did not know

Situated between France, Germany and the Netherlands, Belgium has always experienced significant cultural influence from these countries. It is reflected in national cuisine.

But in Belgium there are absolutely amazing dishes and special culinary traditions – what makes this small country so incredibly attractive for gourmets from all over the world.
French fries were first cooked in Belgium
Belgium, french fries

Already in the middle of the XIX century, the process of cooking french fries was established by a local Continue reading

In oranges and pear: Fesenjan

But what, is it necessary to sculpt kufta or any other products from the stuffing? After all, there are a lot of examples in world culinary, when minced meat is fried as is and then cooked together with the sauce, becoming part of it?
There is such a dish in my repertoire, it is called Fesenjan. Usually it is cooked with pomegranate rather than orange sauce, and much more often cooked with poultry than with lamb. Here in the late autumn, when the turkey poultry, hatching in the spring, will already see the first snow – it’s time for turkey fesenjan. After all, walnuts are good at this time, and pomegranates are full of juice!

But, than to talk about the traditional method of cooking fesenjan, let’s better tell you about the variation that I myself came up with for you. Continue reading

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6 interesting facts about Belgian cuisine that you did not know
Situated between France, Germany and the Netherlands, Belgium has always experienced significant cultural influence from these countries. It is reflected in national cuisine. But in Belgium there are absolutely amazing…

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Breakfast in Israel
Jews take breakfast seriously. In their opinion, a morning meal should be tasty, satisfying and varied. What do they prefer to eat for breakfast in Israel? Israeli breakfast features A…

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Crimean Chebureks
Every morning I will bow in my belt to a man who will unmistakably be able to distinguish a crescent square from traditional chebureks to taste. Why do traditional pasties…

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What to try in Vienna with food
The national cuisine of Austria has incorporated many recipes from around the world, but at the same time remains original and not like the others. There are a number of…

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