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Russian Easter Traditions

Russian Easter Traditions

  Russians take celebrating Easter very, very seriously. It is arguably the most important religious holiday to Russians. They celebrate for an entire week, called Holy Week, and have huge feasts. Orthodox Russians usually celebrate Easter later than Western Europe...

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Italian Easter Tradition: Chocolate Eggs

Italian Easter Tradition: Chocolate Eggs

  Every single holiday in Italy has specific foods associated with it. During Christmas, Panettone is mandatory, Christmas Eve celebrates 7 fishes, New Year means lentils and so on and so forth. Since the ancient Romans, the egg has been...

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Discover the Joy of Japanese Snacks

Discover the Joy of Japanese Snacks

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting Japan, you likely returned home from your trip forever changed after trying the snack foods there. With Japanese snacks, it is as much about the packaging as what’s inside. The wrappers are...

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Calissons: A Love Story

Calissons: A Love Story

    Love stories are usually full of songs, poems, and grand gestures of love between two star crossed lovers who are destined to be together. They usually end with two people living happily ever after, disappearing into the sunset...

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Savor the Flavor of Spanish Paella

Savor the Flavor of Spanish Paella

The famed Spanish rice dish, Paella, is famous around the world. Legend has it that the servants of Moorish kings created rice dishes from the mixtures of leftover items from the royal banquets. They’d take large pots of these foods...

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