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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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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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Milorad Pavic for Christmas: The Glass Snail

In fact, Esteemed Readers, if you search for a set of unusual Christmas stories full of puzzles, quotes & giving you a chance to read a book any way you like, Milorad Pavic has something to offer you. That’s his … Continue reading

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Most Translated Books In the World

Esteemed Readers, yesterday while preparing my post about Milorad Pavic, I discovered this curious world map of the most translated books in the world. (The original link belongs to Milorad Pavic’s Official Web Site). Have a look! And to those … Continue reading

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François Couperin: Courantes, La Raphaele

Esteemed Readers, today I present you three harpsichord compositions by François Couperin: Courantes I-II, La Raphaele. They belong to his famous sets for harpsichord. Enjoy the music! Vive le Roy!🎇🎇🎇 PS: Painting by Claude Lorrain Maria KethuProfumo  

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Samhain Night Mood

Esteemed Readers, on occasion of Samhain or Halloween (choose the one you like) I would like to share with you this relaxing piece of musical that I find so suitable to this mysterious period of the year! Happy Samhain! Oiche … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic: Seven Deadly Sins

Esteemed Readers, have you ever read a books with no author & no heroes? I speak seriously. The one of the kind does exists & belongs to Milorad Pavic’s pen. 😁 “Seven Deadly Sins” (2002) is a set of stories … Continue reading

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

Esteemed Readers, great news! We have passed the no-windy area, so we are sailing rather swift now. There are plenty of sea-food & fished around. Just take a fishing rod & catch. Enjoy these pretty days on our 17th century … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic: The Horses of Saint Mark

Esteemed Readers, if you wish to know early works by Milorad Pavic, the set of his short stories named “The Horses of Saint Mark/St. Mark’s Horses” (1976) is a wonderful literary opportunity. Young Pavic is yet distant from his writing … Continue reading

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