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The Bulgarian rose: memories of rose-pickers

“It has been 36 years since I left Kazanlak. But I only need to close my eyes to go back in time and smell the rose scent.” Didka Vladimirova There is some sort of magic in the ritual of picking the roses. It starts around the middle of May and…

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Vegan breakfast smoothie: Spinach delight

As the saying goes: “If you win the morning, you win the day.” A good, nutritional breakfast is a key to winning the start of any day. To me, the first meal should also be light, quick and easy to make. Here is one of my favourite recipes for a healthy, spinach delight…

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The small Lisbon and the big earthquake

Photo by Raphaël Chekroun on Flickr  Picasso once said: ¨The urge to destroy is also a creative urge¨. At times you really need to demolish something good in order to create something great. That is the case with one of the most astonishing European capitals – Lisbon.   Photo by Nicolas Vollmer…

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Chocolate Christmas biscuits

Create a cozy Christmas with the smell of some freshly-baked chocolate biscuits. Make some time, prepare the dough with a pinch of love and remember that small gestures are much more delicious than expensive gifts.  For 40 biscuits: 200g crushed chocolate 90g (6 Ts) butter 110g (1/2 cup) brown sugar…

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5 outstanding dishes from Spanish cuisine

Spain bridges Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The territory of the country has been under the influence of many different cultures, each of them adding something to the traditional Spanish cuisine. Olives, oil and wine are a Roman heritage, cooking meat and fish is a…

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