International gastronomy month (5)
Did you know that:
- All champagne is produced in the Champagne region in France. Otherwise it is called sparkling wine.
- Georgia’s famous Suluguni cheese comes from two Georgian words – suli, which means “soul” and guli, which means “heart”.
- Uzbekistan’s signature dish Palov (made with rice, spices, meat or fish, vegetables, dried fruits) is served in the early morning, i.e. between 6 and 9 am.
- 70% of all the world’s spices come from India.
Would you like to get more familiar with the culture and cuisine of:
- France, where the government gives medals to citizens who have “successfully raised several children with dignity”?
- Georgia, or Sakartvelo as called by locals, that is considered the birthplace of wine?
- Uzbekistan, where the oldest cities are more than 2750 years old, and Samarkand, along with Rome, is one of the oldest cities in the world?
- India, that celebrates Kumbh Mela Festival – the world’s biggest gathering of humans?
I bet your answer is “Yes”, and I have good news for you!
Student Counsel of Turiba University offers you a great chance to familiarize yourself with French, Georgian, Uzbek and Indian cuisines and cultures! The students of our University will have a great pleasure to introduce you their national dishes prepared by themselves, and show you that French cuisine does not only consist of snails and frogs, Georgian – from khachapuri, Uzbek – from bread and noodles, and Indian – from butter chicken. During the day, you can also enjoy national songs, and even try to join the traditional dances!
So, Come and Taste the World in the long break of those days (13:00-14:00)!
- 29th of September – France
- 08th of October – Georgia
- 13th of October – Uzbekistan
- 21st of October – India!