European cuisine

Romanian chefs fit Euro-Toques principles regarding the tradition, yet they lack plate presentation

The Romanian traditional cuisine is extremely tasteful and appreciated internationally, but it is necessary for it to be well presented in the plate, the founder of Euro-Toques Romania, Dumitru Burtea, now a honorary president of the association and life member of World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) told AGERPRES.

The Economist Unwinds: Let's talk about keks (Video)

"Keks" may be a parody of pop, but that hasn't stopped it from becoming a hit in poet and copywriter Konstantin Trendafilov's native Bulgaria. Despite a music video that resembles a "Callanetics" exercise routine from the 1980s and features two women dressed in spandex singlets, the song is full of sexual innuendo.

Brunch for mothers

For May 14 Mother's Day, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul has prepared a surprise for mothers with a delightful brunch accompanied by live piano music and also a fun cake decoration class for the kids. 

Connect Coffee Mornings | Athens | April 12 & 19

The Anglican Church in Greece will be holding two Community Connect coffee mornings in Athens this month. Besides coffee, cake and conversation, the events include the sale of books, DVDs and CDs, handmade greetings cards, good-as-new clothing and homemade preserves, while used postage stamps and plastic bottle tops will be collected for the benefit of charities.