Recently we started a series of articles dedicated to the different ways to prepare the basic ingredients in cooking. Last week we addressed the many ways to prepare eggs, and this week we explore another common ingredient that appears in many dishes – the potato.

Following up on the virtual visits we have paid to India and Thailand during the last two weeks, we are going to stay in Asia for a bit and move to the North, to a vast country with ravishing sights - China.

Herd, flock, and crowd are words that describe groups of animals of the same species. Flock is specific for birds. Other animals make do with herd or crowd. Some species, though, have more specific designations that relate to their particular kind.

The Nineties – the next decade in our series of weekly movie picks for the summer - were a fruitful decade as regards the film industry. Some important milestones were set, and some iconic movies were produced. Welcome to the Nineties.

While calendrical summer is slowly approaching its end, the weather seems to be kind enough to enjoy extended summer activities, such as swimming. For those who would like to try swimming venues that are close to nature, we are offering a map of dams and quarries.

In our upcoming series of articles we plan to introduce the most basic cooking ingredients and the different ways they can be prepared. We start with eggs and the many ways they can be used in the kitchen.

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