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Louis XIV Asks Riddles VI

Esteemed Readers, grasshoppers are singing, the summer is at its heights & we are going to guess out a new riddle. This one reflects summer & its wonderful blooming: “I’m born without a father but cannot exist without a mother. … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Fish

Esteemed Readers, fish specialities have been welcomed at Russian feasts from the time immemorial, so these recipes certainly belong to solemn tzars’ banquets. Certainly, you can exchange fishes according to your preference & the region. Starred Sturgeon With Tomatoes & … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: La Rotta degli Alisei

  Esteemed Readers, the Midsummer time is coming so I hope that this romantic & touching video by our Cyrano will create a wonderful atmosphere for you. Memories & hope are our magical weapons to pass any trouble! Happy Midsummer … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: Tempo Perduto

Esteemed Readers, this wonderful song by our Cyrano praises Time in its full glory. Indeed, what else does sentence our life so much? Enjoy the music! Maria KethuProfumo 

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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1685 XVI

Esteemed Readers, hurrah! Get prepared! We are mooring to the Cape! We will spend a couple of days there, so take only necessary luggage. Vive le Roy! Aboard the Oiseau, 28 May 1685 “…We are pleased: the wind is strong, … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Saint Chrysogonus

Saint Chrysogonus (probably Emperor Diocletian’s time) was an early Christian Saint venerated both in the Catholic & Orthodox Churches. There is little information about his life & deeds, until our days he remains a mysterious Christian Saint. They say that … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, various climate changes happened even in the 17th century, so we should not suppose that disasters of today belong only to the progress age we are living in. Here are some curious tidings including an extraordinary weather surprise … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Pharaoh’s Daughter

“The Pharaoh’s Daughter” (1862) is a ballet masterpiece, Marius Petipa’s first serious success, hardly remembered at present. It is a treasure for those who are interested in the classical Russian ballet school. Another curious fact about the performance is that Petipa … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles V

Esteemed Readers, after the substantial fish dishes it’s time for a new riddle. It is short but makes ponder. Its stylistics means a classical rhetorical question so popular in the Russian outlook. “Who guards the house?” REPLY to the Riddle … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Russian Crab Salad & French Salad

Esteemed Readers, we continue our preparation for the Russian New Year.😊😊😊 The salad department is very rich so I offer you another two dishes that were favourite for the festive days. No matter the USSR, there was crab meat there. … Continue reading

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