The western Athens suburb of Peristeri is hoping to break a record this year, presenting a 5-ton "vassilopita" at its annual New Year's event on Tuesday afternoon on the main square outside City Hall.
The traditional cake will stretch across an area of more than 300 square meters and will contain over 200 tokens corresponding to small gifts in its 35,000 pieces.
A new Nusr-Et steak house in Istanbul, which has hit worldwide fame thanks to its eccentric founder known as "Salt Bae," has been fined by Turkish authorities for its advertisement that was recently slammed as an "insult to history."
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.
"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.
If you are a foreigner in Turkey and used Twitter in the last couple of days, you were probably puzzled over the frenzy of the hashtag "organikhosaf." Let me try to explain it.