inequality has created a world where 62 people own as much as the poorest half
of the world’s population – a figure that has fallen from 388 just five years
ago, according to an Oxfam report published today ahead of the annual gathering
of the world’s financial and political elites in Davos.
The late Dora
Stratou managed, by buying old costumes with the largest collection of its
kind: over 2,000 complete traditional costumes from all regions, an important
collection of folk jewelry, as well as a great number of various objects and
accessories (village-made shoes, masks, swords, kerchiefs, bells etc.). Most of
these costumes cannot be found to buy, nor copies made since the craftsmen and
the fabrics do not exist any more.
is at the same time the Theater’s wardrobe, requiring constant maintenance and
security. About 1,000 costumes are worn on stage during each season. Dancers
are taught how to put them on, how to tie kerchiefs in the various
characteristic headdresses of each region and how to fold them properly.
Wardrobe mistresses assist dancers to dress and ensure proper maintenance and
storing. Some costumes are extremely heavy, others are embroidered with gold
villages in the course of 30 years, to equip the Theater
If you would like to make your own tortilla chips,
simply spray either flour or corn tortillas with vegetable-oil cooking spray,
cut into strips or wedges, and bake on a nonstick baking sheet at 400 degrees F
for 5 to 7 minutes.
“development” or “progress” on tribal people does not make them happier or
healthier. In fact, the effects are disastrous. The most important factor by
far for tribal peoples’ well-being is whether their land rights are respected.
A fortifying, filling meatball stew for cold days,
ideal as a comforting lunch after a long walk.
220g plain white flour
110g shredded suet
½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
1 tsp thyme or parsley, finely chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
1 carrot, very finely chopped
1 celery stalk, very finely chopped
1 shallot, very finely chopped
400g minced pork or beef
1 egg yolk
2 tsp parsley, chopped
1 tsp thyme, chopped
A handful of breadcrumbs
Salt and black pepper
For the sauce
1 tbsp olive oil
2 onions, chopped thinly
1 green or red pepper, cut into rounds
3 tbsp sweet Hungarian paprika
2 tins of chopped tomatoes
400ml chicken stock
1 tsp salt
1 tsp caraway seeds
150-200ml sour cream, to serve
A few rings of raw onion and pepper, to
1 To make the dumplings, mix the flour, suet,
salt, pepper and herbs – if you are using them – in a bowl.
2 Make a well in the centre and add the water
in small amounts to ensure you don’t use too much and the dough gets sticky.
Use a blunt knife to bring it together so your hands don’t get covered in
sticky dough, then use your hands to knead it into a stiff paste. Roll into
golfball-size dumplings and put on a tray.
3 To make the meatballs, heat the oil in a
saucepan and sweat the vegetables until soft.
4 Combine the mince, egg yolk, vegetables and
herbs. Season with salt and pepper. Add the breadcrumbs and roll into balls the
same size as the dumplings.
5 To make the sauce, heat the oil in a saucepan
and fry the onion, peppers, paprika and the meatballs. Remove the meatballs and
6 Add the tomatoes, chicken stock and salt. Stir
then bring to a gentle boil.
7 Add the dumplings to the sauce with the
meatballs and caraway seeds and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
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yourself well in 2016: treat your kitchen like a blank canvas and introduce
fresh flavours into the mix, starting with this fragrant Balinese feast ...
is a stew of beans with beef and pork, which is a typical dish in Portuguese
and Brazilian cuisine. Bonus: the whole dish comes together in one pot, and is
one of our most pinned recipes on Pinterest!
chorizo sausage, thinly sliced
sirloin, cut in to 1-inch cubes
fresh chile pepper, chopped
a large saucepan, soak beans in cold water to cover by 3 inches for 8 hours or
overnight. Drain before using in recipe.
a large, heavy-bottomed pan, cook bacon in oil over medium-high heat. Add
sausage and beef and cook until nicely colored. Add the onion and garlic and
cook for about 2 minutes.
8 cups of water, drained beans, bay leaves, and chile pepper. Simmer the beans
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