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International recipes from ambassadors to Slovakia

Students cooked monarchy food

The aim of the project is to get students in touch with other cultures, teach them how to cook and serve their traditional dishes. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jul 2017, at 12:25

Food trends have changed in Slovakia.

Východná hosted sheep festivalPhoto

The nationwide shepherds’ feast – Ovenálie, with presentations of cheese and farm products, took place for the eighth time in the village Východná, in northern Slovakia, in mid-June. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2016, at 8:00

Nationwide shepherd's feast Ovenálie in Východná.
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Bulgarian cuisine: Lamb, roses and red wineVideo

SISTERS Valeria and Isabela Hadjiyska, along with Tsvetelina Gencheva, the director of the Bulgarian elementary and high school in Bratislava, who wore a black blouse richly decorated with Bulgarian folk motifs,… Beata Balogová ,14. Apr 2014, at 0:00

Easter traditions are widely preserved and followed in Bulgaria.
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Bulgarian recipes: Stewed lamb shoulder (video included)

Ingredients and preparation Beata Balogová ,14. Apr 2014, at 0:00

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Bulgarian recipes: Lamb risotto (video included)

Ingredients:and preparation Beata Balogová ,14. Apr 2014, at 0:00

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Bulgarian recipes: Shopska salad (video included)

Ingredients and preparation Beata Balogová ,14. Apr 2014, at 0:00

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Bulgarian recipes: Kozunak (Easter cake) (video included)

Ingredients and preparation Beata Balogová ,14. Apr 2014, at 0:00

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Belgian ardour for 'liquid bread'Video

THE BELGIAN passion for beer is neither accidental nor fleeting. A country of 11 million people, spanning 30,000 square kilometres, Belgium has 150 breweries which produce 1,100 varieties of beer, says Christian… Beata Balogová ,17. Mar 2014, at 0:00

Belgian Ambassador Christian Lepage.
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Belgian recipes: Belgian endive salad with herring

Ingredients (four people): 4 Belgian endives, 8 herring filets, 1 apple, 1 medium-sized onion, parsley, chervil, 1 egg yolk, oil, vinegar, lemon juice, pepper, salt, 1/2 tsp mustard, 1 tbsp creme fraiche. Beata Balogová ,17. Mar 2014, at 0:00

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Belgian recipes: Cream of watercress soup

Ingredients (four people): bunch of watercress (rinsed), 1 medium-sized onion (diced), 3 small potatoes (diced), 40g butter, 1l vegetable or chicken stock, 10cl creme fraiche, 1 bay leaf (optional), nutmeg, salt and… Beata Balogová ,17. Mar 2014, at 0:00

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Belgian recipes: Flemish beef stew cooked in beer

Ingredients (four-six people): 1.5 kg boneless stew meat (cut into small cubes), 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp ground black pepper, 2 tbsp flour, 4 tbsp butter, 3 large onions thinly sliced, 60cl Belgian rich, dark and… Beata Balogová ,17. Mar 2014, at 0:00

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Belgian recipes: Pancakes Mikado

Ingredients (four people): 25cl of ‘Kriek’ (cherry beer), 125g wheat flour, 1 egg, vanilla sugar or freshly grated vanilla, dark Belgian chocolate. Beata Balogová ,17. Mar 2014, at 0:00

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French recipes: Chicken Marengo

Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, peeled potatoes, 20g flour, 500g mushrooms, 1 onion, 2 shallots, a clove of garlic, a bunch of mixed herbs (thyme, laurel), a glass of dry white wine, 40g butter, 3 tbsp olive oil. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Mar 2014, at 0:00

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French recipes: Bourdaloue Tart

Ingredients and preparation Beata Balogová ,10. Mar 2014, at 0:00

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French cuisine: Cooking - an act of pleasure and artVideo

FOR THE FRENCH a meal is much more than just nutrition for the body. Cooking in France has been transformed into a culinary discourse, involving history, philosophy and art. Beata Balogová ,10. Mar 2014, at 0:00

French Ambassador Didier Lopinot and his wife Elisabeth Lopinot selected recipes with history.
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Irish cuisine: A shared potato traditionVideo

YOU would rarely find an Irishman who hates potatoes, said Anne-Marie Callan, making Irish cuisine instantly appealing to Slovaks who appreciate their own potato-based food traditions. Beata Balogová ,24. Feb 2014, at 0:00

Irish Ambassador Anne-Marie Callan (l) and Bróna Ní Mhuirí had fun when cooking together.
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Irish recipes: Boxty potato cakes

Ingredients: 900g mashed potatoes, 2 tbsp plain flour, 1-2 eggs, 30-55g butter, creamy milk or cream, 1 tbsp chopped parsley and chives (mixed), seasoned flour, salt, pepper, butter or olive oil for frying. Beata Balogová ,24. Feb 2014, at 0:00

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Irish recipes: Organic Irish leg of lamb

Ingredients: leg of lamb weighing 2.5kg, 1 garlic bulb, 1 bunch rosemary, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, 1 onion cut into quarters, 1 glass red wine (about 150ml), 1.2l beef or lamb stock. Beata Balogová ,24. Feb 2014, at 0:00

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Irish recipes: Irish cream liqueur cheesecake

Ingredients: 300g packet chocolate digestive biscuits (crushed), 125g butter, 50g Toblerone chocolate or plain milk chocolate, 200ml fresh cream, 450g Philadelphia cream cheese, 125g icing sugar, 1 measure of cream… Beata Balogová ,24. Feb 2014, at 0:00

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Irish recipes:Colcannon

Ingredients: 1 small savoy cabbage, 55h Irish butter, 900g-1.3kg potatoes, 250ml full cream milk, 2 scallions (spring onions) – optional. Beata Balogová ,24. Feb 2014, at 0:00

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