The city of Birgo seen from the Harbour. The colourful boat has eyes painted on the front to keep away the ‘evil eye’.
Malta’s history is ancient. On this tiny archipelago of three islands in the Mediterranean are some of the oldest temples and burial sites on the planet. But it has had a significant impact on recorded history too – much greater than its small size would suggest.
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Ukrainians brought red fife wheat to Canada and with it they made one of their gastronomic gifts to the world – perogies (which they pronounce perohay). At the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village near Edmonton, Alberta, I learned to make these delicious little dumplings. Continue reading
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Tagged Alberta, burdei, churches, dumplings, Edmonton, perogies, pyrohy, red fife wheat, settlers, Travel, Ukrainian, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Ukrainian Orthodox Church, varenyky