Category Archives: Natale

Soviet Cuisine. Light Appetizers. Canapés.

To be honest, Esteemed Readers, it makes me smile to translate this kind of appetizer as “a canapè”, but to say “a toast” sounds even worse. Let’s consider that it is a canapè of the Russian size😁 with a big … 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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Concerning the Soviet New Year

The Soviet, later Russian, New Year is a very unique phenomenon appeared as a symbiosis of our antique tradition of rich zast’olje (long Russian feasts with rich foods lasted for several days) & restrictions of the Soviet epoch when most … Continue reading

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Let It Be Christmas

Indeed, let it be, Esteemed Readers! 🎄🥂✨ Maria KethuProfumo

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Louis XIV Asks A Christmas Riddle

Esteemed Readers, Christmas is finally coming, so here is a perfect riddle to be added in the feast environment…especially tomorrow when the party has been over.🎉🎉🎉😊 Good luck! “Nobody knows where I start or end. My numerous unequal sisters accompany … Continue reading

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La Gazette New Year: Historical New Today

Esteemed Readers, finally  it is the last day of 2020! 😁Tomorrow a new epoch is starting. Let’s hope so…And our historical news yet in the environment of the Thirty Years’ War might serve as a breath of so long-expected optimism … Continue reading

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Christmas Mood: Lord of the Dance

Esteemed Readers, Merry Christmas! Take the floor! It’s time for a pretty nice Irish jig named “Lord of the Dance” performed by an incredible band “The Dubliners”! Buon Natale! Feliz Natal! Joyeux Noël! Nollaig Chridheil!🎄🎇 Maria KethuProfumo

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: De Profundis Psalm CXXIX

Estemeed Readers, for the Christmas mood on behalf of our esteemed Jean-Baptiste Lully I have chosen this solemn composition named “De Profundis” based on the Psalm CXXIX. May your Christmas Eve time be as magnificent as this eternal piece of … Continue reading

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Russian New Year Tale: The Irony of Fate or Enjoy Your Bath!

“Every year on the New Year’s Eve my friends & I go to a b’anya (the Russian sauna)” is what is heard from most of the TV-sets, computers & other devices on the 31st of December. It means the whole … Continue reading

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Russian New Year Tale: Ded Moroz

New Year is impossible without Father Frost, in the modern Russian folklore he is called Ded Mor’oz. Strangely enough this character, who must have belonged to the ancient Russian mythology or at least to the international one, has too poor … Continue reading

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