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Popara versus Bouillabaisse

Chef Toni Miloš cooked in the exclusive restaurant Alcyone within the InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu in Marseille Although bouillabaisse is a signature dish of Marseille, last Saturday the guests of the exclusive Mediterranean dinner at the prestigious restaurant Alcyone within Intercontinental – Hotel Dieu, enjoyed a Dalmatian fish stew “popara”, prepared by a young → Read more

Could changing your diet lessen depression?

Depression is real, and major depressive disorder (MDD) goes beyond normal human experiences of sadness. It negatively affects a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at work and at home, according to the American Psychiatric Association. A 2013 World Health Organization report ranked MDD as the second-highest → Read more

Why the DASH, Mediterranean diets are the best ways to eat

Looking to mix up your menu for 2018? You might want to consider taking a culinary trip to the Mediterranean. The diet emphasizing fish, healthy fats, and fruits and vegetables tied as the best diet for 2018, according to U.S. News and World Report, which evaluated 40 of the most popular diets with health experts. → Read more

How to choose a good champagne

“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” That’s what Dom Pérignon reportedly said when he invented champagne and tasted it for the first time. And few would deny that champagne is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But as much as we may enjoy a glass or three to a make a special occasion that little → Read more

7 easy ways to give your Christmas dinner a taste of Greece

With just a few small changes to your celebratory dinners you can add a taste of the Greek-Mediterranean diet but also the health benefits of this diet, without changing your menu all that much. 1. Serve Mediterranean dips. Instead of heavy cheese dips rich in saturated fats start with some equally delicious Mediterranean dips. The → Read more

Fun, unique & amusing facts about wine

Wine is made in virtually every country in the world. Due to a natural chemical balance, grapes ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients. In Vietnam, if you are in the know and ask your waiter for a glass of cobra wine. They will serve you rice-wine covered with snake → Read more

Croatian Cuisine dinner in Paris

Croatian chef Tvrtko Šakota will prepare a dinner at the Auberge Flora restaurant in Paris, on Thursday, December 7. Organized by Gault&Millau Croatia, the Croatian Chef will be the guest of Flora Mikula, owner of the hotel and the chef of the famous Parisian restaurant, crowned with 2 Gault&Millau toques. Tvrtko Šakota, one of the → Read more