The Moldovian Winery That Serves the Nearly-Forgotten Food of Gagauzia
There's a quiet pseudo-state contained within Moldova’s borders: Gagauzia, an autonomous region with its own people, culture, language, and cuisine.
Corruption and Scandal: Crisis in Moldova (Dispatch 1)
VICE News went to the impoverished country of Moldova, where $1 billion mysteriously disappeared from the banking system last year, to speak to the people demanding the government step down.
I Went to a Country that Doesn’t Exist to Drink Its Famous Brandy
Located between Moldova and the Ukraine, Transnistria has yet to receive any international acknowledgement that it actually exists. Despite that, it happens to produce some extremely fine—and extremely expensive—brandy.
This Ukrainian Cookbook Is Part Family History, Part Dumpling Heaven
“Cookbooks don’t have to be about recipes from a chef,” says Olia Hercules, author of Mamushka: Recipes from Ukraine & Beyond. “I like recipes because of the stories they might tell about a culture and all these things our grandmothers used to make.”