Papaya candy (Cape Verde)

Tweet Cape Verde is an archipelago of ten volcanic islands located near the coast of West Africa. They were uninhabited until the Portuguese colonization in the 15th century and later served as an important hub in the slave trade because of their location. Now it houses about 500,000 people, mostly of creole origin. Cape Verde […]

Panthay noodles, or curried “chicken” with noodles and veggies (Burma)

Tweet Burma is a large but nowadays also very isolated country in the Southwest Asia and controversy starts already in its name. In the 1989 coup its official name was changed to Myanmar, a name used in some Western media, but people feel that using this name supports the military junta. Also, the name has […]

Podlucheni tikvichki, or fried zucchini with dill yoghurt (Bulgaria)

Tweet Bulgaria is located in Southeast Europe, by the Black Sea, neighbouring Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey. It has over 500 rivers, the most famous being Danube. Both the climate and the terrain vary a lot through the country, from plains to mountainous areas. Over 1/3 of the country consists of forests. Not surprisingly […]