Category Archives: Society

Soviet Cuisine: Potato Delights II

Potatoes & mushrooms is an old classic combination that always gives a great delicious result. Recipes based on these two ingredients are very ancient in the Russian cuisine. There are infinite ideas & ways of cooking. Here are two traditional … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Potato Delights

Alike the Turkish delights that are a proud symbol of certain cuisines of the Middle East & the Maghreb, potato delight are a fundamental proud part of the Russian cuisine. Strangely enough, a root crop from far hated America has … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: Gli Angeli Siamo Noi

Esteemed Readers, to celebrate this Indian summer approaching soon I offer you this wonderful music poetry by our Cyrano named “Gli Angeli Siamo Noi/ We Are the Angels”. Let it be so! Enjoy the music! 🍁🍂🌞🌞🌞 Maria KethuProfumo

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Voyage de Siam par L’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XVIII

Esteemed Readers, our voyage continues. We fight furious winds & terrible rolling. Please, keep you luggage well locked not to lose anything especially gifts you have acquired at the Cape! We do our best to provide you a secure trip. … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Prochor Lebedn’ik /the Saltbush-Worker

Saint Prochor Lebedn’ik/the Saltbush Maker (  -1107) is the monk, the Saint & the Miracle – Worker of the Russian Orthodox Church. Too little is know about his childhood. His hagiographies tell about him already as a monk who was … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, there are curious tidings coming from Italy. Today we broadcast gli affari italiani/Italian affairs important for the period of the Thirty Years’ War (1618 -1648). Rome, the 15th of August, 1634: “Last week Sieur Chigi di Sienna, – who … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Polovtsian Dances

“The Russian Seasons” (1909-1929) arranged by Sergej Diaghilev (1872 -1929) in Paris contained plenty of Russian ballet’s gems. We mean not only full ballets. There were so-called one-act performances that might challenge our famous dancing masterpieces. “The Polovtsian Dances”, a … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles VIII

Esteemed Readers, the summer is coming to the end, so let’s farewell it with a philosophical riddle. Good luck! “It was yesterday; it is to-day, it will be to-morrow! What is it?” REPLY to the Riddle posted on July 27, … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Roasted Rabbit

Esteemed Readers, why not to cook a roasted rabbit? This delicacy is a frequent guest in the New Year menu. I offer you two recipes, both belonging to the authentic Russian cuisine. Roasted Rabbit In White Sauce Ingredients: 1 rabbit … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Roasted Poultry

It is difficult to imagine the Russian New Year without a roasted duck. It is alike a traditional Christmas turkey & definitely it is cooked with sour apples. This dish has a long story not certain at least for me: … Continue reading

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