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Days with meat, lean days, Day of the Dead, Christmas traditions, Chinese New Year and ascetic practices… food is often linked with cultural traditions. What is your favourite celebratory meal?

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22.12.2015 Manuella Magnin
A festival of sharing par excellence, Christmas takes different forms depending on the country you are in. The wide array of customs linked to this Christian celebration ranges from the traditional to the astounding.
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15.11.2014 Annika Gil
Why do we eat fish on Fridays? Why fried food for carnival? Days of feasting and days of abstinence have marked the Catholic calendar since the Middle Ages.
3 min. Be the first to leave a comment
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25.04.2014 Yunlong Song
The Song family from Shanghai made Chinese dumplings and other delicacies. We had the opportunity to watch.
6 min. Be the first to leave a comment
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29.01.2014 Sanjeev Bothra
The Jain religious community has lived ascetically for 2,500 years. Shivani and Sanjeev Bothra travelled to Gangashahar to talk to monks and nuns about the topic of pleasure.
5 min. Be the first to leave a comment
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