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Love our food – Ukraine

Love our food – Ukraine

Ukraine Capital City: Kiev. Population: 46 million. Language: Ukrainian. Traditional food: Varenyky (boiled dumplings with mushrooms, potatoes, sauerkraut, cottage cheese or cherries). Borscht (soup made of beets, cabbage and mushrooms or meat). Holubtsy (stuffed cabbage rolls filled with rice, carrots and meat). Traditional drink: Kompot (a light, refreshing drink made of dried or fresh fruit boiled...
Love our food – Chestnut

Love our food – Chestnut

Probably one of the first foods eaten by man, the chestnut dates back to prehistoric times. The chestnut tree was first introduced to Europe via Greece. Alexander the Great and the Romans planted chestnut trees across Europe while on their various campaigns. The Greek army survived on their stores of chestnuts during their retreat from...
Love our food - Lychee

Love our food – Lychee

The lychee has a history of cultivation going back as far as 2000 BC according to records in China. Cultivation began in the area of southern China, Malaysia, and Vietnam. In the Southern Chinese region lychees are famed as “the King of Fruits”, where in some villages today there are still lychee trees that are...
Love our food – Portugal

Love our food – Portugal

Portugal Capital City: Lisbon. Population: 11 million. Language: Portuguese. Traditional food: Bacalhau (dry cod). Cozido à Portuguesa (a rich stew made from shin of beef, pork and Portuguese smoked sausages). Pastéis de Belém (egg tart pastry). Traditional drink: Port Wine.  
Love our food - Hungary

Love our food – Hungary

Love our food - Fig

Love our food – Fig

Figs are native from the Middle East region and are one of the first fruits to be cultivated. The Greek mention them around 60 A.C. and Plato promoted the fig as being the nutrition for athletes. Officially figs were imported to Europe around 1600. Today there are more than 600 different fig types. • Figs...