Health and Living

In the history of Bulgaria, teeming with tragic rifts, the symbols of national unity quickly wear out. The national ideals turn into national catastrophes, the Kirilitsa (Cyrillic alphabet) turns into Latinitsa (Latin alphabet), and the national flag sweats on the unworthy shoulders of football crowds. There is one symbol, however, which is indefeasible – banitsa.

Since my everyday breakfast is a palatable smoothie, I decided to share with you some insights about this amazing drink, and, of course, some ideas for recipes. Smoothies are probably the best way to satiate your morning hunger and they are extremely easy to prepare since all it takes is just a couple of minutes. […]

Widely used since Rigvedic times for its medicinal, skin-care, beauty, and health properties, Aloe Vera can easily be placed in the category “panaceas”. Indeed, more than two millennia ago, the scientists from Greece regarded aloe as the universal panacea, while the ancient Egyptians gave it the name “the plant of immortality”.

Aronia berry, also known as chokeberry, is one of those petite fruits that just burst with vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and nutrients. First transported to Europe in the middle of the 18th century, the plant is resistant to pests and low temperatures. The only conditions it requires are humidity and bits of sunlight. This unpretentious, but […]

The summer has already set in Bulgaria, and the sun has become scorching. However, besides ladies walking in short skirts, the season also provides a plethora of fruits and vegetables. And, having travelled to more than 25 countries around the world, I can proudly say Bulgarian fruits and vegetables are one of world’s most succulent.

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