Voices from Russia

Monday, 23 March 2015

23 March 2015. Cold Pizza n’ Warm Beer… THE Breakfast of Champions!

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00 cold pizza & warm beer the breakfast of champions. 23.03.15

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Here’s a guilty pleasure of man, woman, and beast (hey, give the dog a little pizza n’ pivo, too… let him live a little). I LIKE it… as do most normal human beings. God made the hops n’ God made the wheat, but it took mankind to come up with a breakfast that can’t be beat! I would eat it on a boat, I would eat with a goat, I love cold pizza n’ warm beer, shout it to the world loud n’ clear.

Have a smile, dears…

BMD

Thursday, 19 September 2013

19 September 2013. What Life Magazine Thought was a “Traditional Russian Breakfast” in 1972

00 traditional russian breakfast. 1972. 19.09.13

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In 1972, Life magazine published a series of photographs on the subject of breakfast. This acquainted readers with traditional breakfast items in different parts of the world. How close the creators of this collection came to the truth, well, one can tell from the description of the “traditional Russian breakfast“. It was something out of a 19th century Russian novel… not at all like a contemporary breakfast in Russia today. The “traditional Russian breakfast” included dark bread, sour cherry jam, blini, smoked fish, kisel, tea, and kasha. That would be nice… if one could get it…

BMD

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