A CULINARY DELIGHT AND A HEALTH AIDER – THE DUAL ROLE OF THE ‘STINKING ROSE’ By Nikolin Svetlana For more than 5,000 years, garlic (Allium sativum) has been present in many cultures around the world. The home of this amazing plant and super-food of centuries, is central Asia in so-called 'Garlic Crescent' which stretches from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan and Iran where wild garlic have been present from ancient times.
FLOW OF LIFE OF THE ‘GERMAN SWABIANS’ ALONG BANKS OF MIGHTY DANUBE By Nikolin Svetlana People who live near the amazing, mighty river Danube are known as its big admirers. Here along its banks, during the history, many different national and ethnic groups have made their homes.
A LIFE OF PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE IN MULTI-ETHNIC DOBRUJA By Nikolin Svetlana The Balkan peninsula (southeast Europe) is blessed by diverse and unique regions each of them with long history stretching back more than 6,500 years. One such part is Dobruja, a historical region of the Balkans that has been divided since the 19th century between Bulgaria and Romania. It’s north part belongs to Romania and south to Bulgaria.