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Flower cooking is not new; even in ancient Rome, gladiolus flowers were served to the table, flavored with vinegar and olive oil. And in English cookbooks of the 16th century, there are many recipes using flowers. Candied violets. With their help, in the Middle Ages, timid European youths declared their love to their chosen ones. And to this day, this also means an invitation to a cafe for candied violets. This sweetness is especially loved in Vienna. It is impossible to leave the capital of Austria without a jar bought at the Demel confectionery. The one that supplied the candied petals to the legendary Queen Sissy. If you drop a candied flower into a glass with white wine or champagne, it will open and give an unusual violet color and aroma to the drink. Tulip bulbs baked on a bonfire. During the Second World War, they saved the lives of Continue reading
The best places in Amsterdam are those that are visited not only by tourists, but also by local residents. Having visited these places, you can fully imbue the local flavor and feel the friendliness and cheerfulness of the townspeople. Many pubs and bars are concentrated in the vicinity of Rembrandt plein and Leidse plein squares, but entertaining authentic establishments can be found in other areas of Amsterdam.
One of the city’s best beer bars is called Arendsnest (Eagle’s Nest). It is located near Amsterdam Centraal Station, at Herengracht 90. The restaurant offers its visitors a rich assortment of beer, which includes 30 varieties of draft foamy drink and about 100 varieties – bottled. You can drink both traditional Dutch Continue reading
Eat and drink in the barrel of the baobab, in the laundry room, in the ancient cave or in the stomach of the Alien? It is quite possible. But even this does not end with the list of the most unusual bars in the world open for tourists. Read about them in our illustrated review.
Where: Reykjavik, Iceland
In this bar you can not only eat and drink, but also wash clothes. This is an incredible combination of a restaurant, laundry and library. Rows of books, cozy bean bags, simple tables and a self-service laundry room in the basement. On the ground floor there is also a children’s playroom with soft sofas, designers, Continue reading