Horilka (горілка)

In the words of Gogol (1971), “And bring us a lot of horilka, but not of that fancy kind with raisins, or with any other such things — bring us horilka of the purest kind, give us that demon drink that makes us merry, playful and wild!” The origin of Horilka believed to be instigated… Continue reading Horilka (горілка)

Chocolate is Good for Us

Theobroma Cacao, the Latin term for chocolate, means “Food of the Gods”. Chocolate produced from the seed of the cocoa tree and has an intensely bitter taste. Cocoa seeds go through the different fermenting stages to develop the taste and flavour. After fermentation, the beans of cocoa are dried, cleaned, and roasted. The shell is removed… Continue reading Chocolate is Good for Us