Category Archives: Health

Soviet Cuisine: Light Vegan Salads

  The Russian cuisine is substantial, it is full of complicated dishes with numerous ingredients, however light vegetable & sometimes fruit salads might appear on a festive table & in an ordinary life. Classic Kremlin Beetroot Salad   Ingredients: Baked beetroot … Continue reading

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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XII

Esteemed Readers, our vessel is moving towards the Tropic of Capricorn. We are very near it. Meanwhile we amuse ourselves with simple entertainments on board: Aboard the Oiseau, 8 May 1685 “…’When the wind changes, the weather does as well’, … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine. Light Appetizers: Stuffed Eggs

Esteemed Readers, I suppose that stuffed eggs is a classical international appetizer popular anywhere. In the Soviet Union they were an essential part of the festive table. Here is the Soviet view how they were made. I provide you with … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1633: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) continues, but not all the tidings tell about battles & victims. This time, for example, there are some considerable changes at the Aula Pontificia. Urban VIII (1623-1644) must be very delighted! Leipzig, 2nd … Continue reading

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Mercure Galant: Thesis on Aging & Natural Death

Esteemed Readers, if we believe that we have been advanced in medicine & moreover in comprehending natural processes of aging & death, we err. The science has aggressively developed after the Second War II has invented machines, but has lost … Continue reading

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Mercure Galant: Messenger of the Past – Praying For Louis XIV

Studying the archives I have discovered that 17th century prayers, odes, madrigals etc. contain a great deal of interesting information. Besides they reflect the true mood of people of that time, so I would like to share it with you, … Continue reading

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Royal Meal VIII: Cakes & Pastry

Esteemed Readers, let’s bake something special today. I hope that a Sugar Cake & an Apple Cake will be perfect for a nice cup of afternoon tea. Recipes are of the 17th century yet. 🙂 Sugar Cake Take five or … Continue reading

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Simple People Doing Great Deeds: Shuka Vana

There is so much kindness and light in our world. There are so many sources of inspiration & opportunities for each of us to perform simple good deeds everyday. And there are so many people_ who devote themselves to their … Continue reading

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Bates Method – Effective Way For Sight Improving

Esteemed Readers, I wonder how many of you have heard of William Bates, a talented American ophthalmologist who has developed a wonderful system of eye exercises to improve the sight. Doctor Bates considered that one of the main problems of … Continue reading

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