Tag: Cuisine

Hungarian cuisine II
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Hungarian cuisine II

Foodies of the western world think of Hungarian cuisine to consist of gulyas and stews, and little else. This perception is totally erroneous. Hungarians love food and it shows in their rich cooking repertoire. It has been said that”… a Hungarian may live like a beggar but eats like a […]

Portuguese cuisine
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Portuguese cuisine

Portugal’s cuisine is one of the world’s best-kept culinary secrets. The food is rich in flavour, spices and tradition. Portuguese dishes possess a purity of flavours. The population prefers this style and chefs gladly oblige. There is no overwrought dish trying to combine east and west, no attempt is made […]

Mother cuisine of the middle east.
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Mother cuisine of the middle east.

Armenia, land of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, has existed under different names since antiquity and is referred to in the Bible as the land of Mountain Ararat where Noah’s Ark is believed to have landed after the deluge. The powerful Hittite Empire of the second millennium B.C and the […]

Floral Wines and Oriental Cuisines.
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Floral Wines and Oriental Cuisines.

Oriental food has become quite popular in the last two decades, and most likely, will become even more popular in the near future. All oriental recipes are leaner than western than those of western Europe and certainly North America, and are considered to be healthy. Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and […]

Sardinian Cuisine.
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Sardinian Cuisine.

Sardinian Cuisine Although Sardinia, an island southwest of Rome, is governed from the capital of Italy, in reality it has its own turbulent history, colourful culture and interesting cuisine. This large island was visited by eastern Mediterranean merchants well before Phoenicians who came in the 9th century B C.. The […]

Vietnamese Cuisine.
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Vietnamese Cuisine.

Vietnamese Cuisine The French colonized this southeastern Asian country with a long coastline in the 16th century. They introduced many of their food preparation techniques, soups, and bread. Although the French were forced to leave Vietnam shortly after WWI, their gastronomic legacy  is still palpable. Besides French, Chinese influenced Vietnamese […]

Armenian Cuisine.
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Armenian Cuisine.

Armenian Cuisine. Armenia’s origin dates back to as far as 6000 years. Its pre-Christian kingdoms comprised a vast area of what may be described as historical Armenia.  Covering the eastern third of today’s Turkey. Today Armenia is an independent republic after more than 70 years of being one of the […]