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A museum of salo in Lviv – breaking stereoptypes with a slab of fat?

It is not often that I dine on phallus made out of pork fat, filled with dumplings.     But then it is not often that one visits a museum fully dedicated to a product that many people would feel

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To things porcine

Monday nights are often tough on me, and so to lift my spirits I often succumb to Vodkatinis (on which,  I promise, later) or copious amount of food tv watching. Watching illustrious Clarissa Dickson Wright’s latest fight to revive the

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Verru – new Franco-Baltic restaurant. Finally.

My countrymen have made me proud. Finally, I am happy to report that a born and bred Estonian has opened a restaurant in London that I am quite content to recommend to people curious about Eastern-European cuisine. However, do not

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Bob Bob Richard – the most Russian English Diner in London

Bob Bob Ricard

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‘Moon’ – Estonian food with a (hi)story

What is the typical Estonian cuisine? I often get asked upon accidentally dropping my place of origin, a tiny country an hour’s ferry drive from Helsinki, with history and pride that stretch its petite body.

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When Lucullus dines with Lucullus

Lucullus, a Roman emperor famous for his elaborate dinners, got tired of dining with guests and enemies, and ordered a dinner just for himself.

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The importance of pig trotters

To perform this delicate operation one must use a special metal device that is long and slim, and is shaped as a double-edge fork. One uses one side of the apparatus with its two prongs to insert it carefully into the opening of the bone and lift up the thick fluid inside.