Coffee in Belgium: prices, brands, the best coffee shops in Brussels and Antwerp
Coffee along with chocolate is the real passion of the Belgians. Every year, the country imports about 40 thousand tons of coffee beans from Kenya, Ethiopia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico. History…

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French desserts
French cuisine is a special world of gastronomic delights, where sweets and pastries are one of the important places. French desserts are unlikely to leave anyone indifferent, each of them…

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Italian bruschetta sandwiches
Bruschetta, or Italian open sandwich, is a piece of rustic white toasted bread, grated with garlic, soaked in olive oil and sprinkled with sea salt. Often it is supplemented with…

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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

Khamrashi

It happens differently in life.
It happens that in one place and at one time there occurs a luxurious abundance of products and the art of cooking begins to flourish, and cooks, competing with each other, begin to invent abundantly luxurious dishes. Yes, some recipes of such dishes take root among the people, get some fame and popularity. Later they try to cook such dishes either on holidays or in order to put dust in their eyes — that’s how we have a lot and we live well on our collective farm, glory to the CPSU.

And there are days, or even worse – times when groceries aren’t so good. And in the history of mankind, such times, alas, happened more often than times of abundance and prosperity. At such times, the Continue reading

What is food porn? (a story about how to eat Ferghana pilaf correctly)

Pornography is a reflection of sexual behavior in literature, images, sculptures, films, etc. with the aim of causing sexual arousal.

Food and sex are equivalent for the continuation of the human race. Therefore, talking about food and sex acts on a person equally exciting – instincts work.

Until today, I talked exclusively about cooking, but almost never talked about eating it, finding this process too intimate. In addition, I did not know how not to cross the thin line between food-erotica and food-pornography and not cause aversion to physiology.

Today I present to you the first experience in this area, a story about how to eat Ferghana pilaf. Continue reading

Where to eat tasty and cheap in Brussels
Tourists love Brussels not only for their unique beauty, but also for delicious national food. Local chefs definitely know how to surprise even the most demanding guest. When planning a…

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Where to eat tasty and cheap in Bruges: the best cafes and restaurants for tourists
One of the most picturesque European cities is known to tourists not only for beautiful landscapes or ancient mills and canals, but also for delicious Belgian cuisine. The city has…

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Coffee in Belgium: prices, brands, the best coffee shops in Brussels and Antwerp
Coffee along with chocolate is the real passion of the Belgians. Every year, the country imports about 40 thousand tons of coffee beans from Kenya, Ethiopia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico. History…

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Italian bruschetta sandwiches
Bruschetta, or Italian open sandwich, is a piece of rustic white toasted bread, grated with garlic, soaked in olive oil and sprinkled with sea salt. Often it is supplemented with…

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