The tradition of Maslenitsa (rus. Мaсленица) dates back to pagan times. It marked the welcoming of spring, and was all about the enlivening of nature and bounty of sunny warmth. The name of the holiday, Maslenitsa owes its existence to the tradition of baking pancakes (rus. Блины). Hot, round, and golden, pancakes, as people believed, represented a little of the sun’s grace and might, helping to warm up the frozen earth.

The tradition of Maslenitsa (rus. Мaсленица) dates back to pagan times.

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Baklava is a pastry that owes its origins to the Middle East countries and the Mediterranean region.Gourmet Baklava Pastries are .

Singapore Food Culture – YourSingapore

Singapore Food Culture – YourSingapore

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The New Food Movement Has a Problem with Race

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