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Amazing feasts

Whether legendary or real, served up in Cockaigne, in GDR or in Iran, incredible feasts inspire our imagination. Find out more about these remarkable banquets!

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29.01.2014 Denis Rohrer
The land of Cockaigne is a medieval creation, a fairy-tale paradise first mentioned in a text from 1250.
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29.01.2014 Andreas Kohli

A tattered box from a second-hand bookstore in the Mitte district of Berlin contains a surprising find: photos of the 20th anniversary celebration of East Germany. The culinary highlights have a socialist flair and the atmosphere is downright homey.

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29.01.2014 Martin Beglinger
In October 1971 the Shah of Persia flew in eighteen tons of food to celebrate his country’s 2,500th anniversary and his own glory. Emperors, kings, presidents and sheikhs from all over the world were regaled for three days amidst the ancient ruins of Persepolis.
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