Tracing the coffee house revolution to its Ukrainian roots
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 15:07
Ukrainians and Viennese have been arguing for ages about the origins of Europe’s first coffee houses. As far as it can be traced back, a Ukrainian war hero named Yuri Kulczycki brewed the first cup of coffee in Vienna sometime soon after the Battle for Vienna in 1683, in a place called Under the Blue Bottle.
Celebrating food traditions in Ukraine
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 14:37
Celebrating festivities without a table full of food and drink is almost unheard of in Ukraine. Often families and friends gather for "zastillya" - a sitdown meal at home - or raise a glass for "budmo" - a traditional toast. "Usually, when my friends or neighbours come by for a chat, I cook them something hastily", says Nadiya, from a village in the Poltava region.
Ukraine develops positive image of winemaking
Thursday, 07 February 2013 12:27
In early February Odesa is going to host the International specialized exhibitions "Wine and Winemaking" and "High degree". The main goal is to show a positive image of Ukrainian wine industry and improving the culture of drinking wine products. In 2012, the exhibition was attended by 90 manufacturing companies from 11 countries.
VI National Chocolate Festival, will take place in Lviv!
Thursday, 24 January 2013 14:00
Do you dream about sweet weekend? Welcome to Lviv in Valentine’s Day! From 14th to 17th of February in Lviv Art Palace (17, Kopernyka Str.) an extraordinary and brilliant performance ― VI City Chocolate Festival will take place. In those days the city invites all sweet tooth to taste the best variety of chocolate sweets. After all at the festival the record for the number of represented types of chocolate and chocolate products will be once again beaten.
6th festival of new wine in Uzhgorod
Thursday, 01 November 2012 15:13
BEAUJOLAIS ZAKARPATTIA 2012 is taking place from 15 to 18 November, 2012.
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