Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

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Everyday Russian life: kvass for sale from a yellow barrel (photo © hidden europe).

National tipples

When did you last see a bottle of Unicum for sale outside Hungary? We try out a few drinks that are inexorably associated with a particular region: from Kvint to kvass, from Irn-Bru to ...

Europe's sweeter side

If you do not have Lithuanian ancestors, don't even think of trying to make sakotis, the spiky punk-style confection that is Lithuania's trademark dessert. We make a diversion through the sweeter side of ...