The fragrant event – the garlic festival – will take place next weekend in Kuremaa, bringing together the Estonians, for whom the piquant spice has become a special way of life, and offering the public “mountains” of garlic – marinated and soaked, green and black, as well as onions, garlic cream and other spices.
The garlic festival in Estonia is held this year for the tenth time, however, two years ago, he “moved” from Jõgeva County to Tartu County, but now he has returned “in place” and invites guests on 19 August to garlic flavors in Kuremaa, according to vooremaa.ee.
Basically garlic-spicy stalls and tents of the festival will be located on the shore of Lake Kuremaa. Within the framework of the event, there will be agricultural seminars, book exhibitions with garlic publications, as well as displaying the largest and unique garlic varieties claiming to receive various titles.
Garlic as a way of life
It is noteworthy that the festival will be attended by the most famous garlic producers of Estonia, in particular, specialists from agricultural universities. At the same time, the organizers of the event happily note the fact that the festival will unite people for whom garlic is not just a cultivated spice, but a special way of life.
Garlic green, smoked, pickled
Of course, one of the brightest aspects of the festival will be a large garlic fair where you can try and buy garlic in all its possible “configurations and manifestations” – garlic green and black, smoked, pickled and soaked, lard and black bread with garlic, garlic Cream and many other goodies.
Already, more than a hundred garlic producers are registered to participate in the fair. Buyers will also be offered seedlings, seedlings and all kinds of condiments.
The garlic event and the minister of rural life of Estonia Tarmo Tamm will also visit. According to preliminary calculations, the festival will be attended by about 10,000 people. More detailed information can be found on the “garlic” facebook-page.
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For the year rose products
As previously reported by Sputnik Estonia, such product as “Peeled black garlic” was named in 2017 as the best Estonian food product of the country. Also among the best were and Dip with garlic, and onion. It should be noted that according to the most recent data, in Estonia compared with July last year food and non-alcoholic beverages rose by 5.3%, which was one third of the total price increase in the country.
Record rise in prices is the butter, forcing consumers to pay 31% more than the former, in the category of “most expensive” food came as skimmed milk and beer.
In turn, milk, dairy products and eggs increased prices by 40%, meat and meat products – by 15%. For the year milk, dairy products and eggs rose 12.3%, and meat and meat products – by 3.9%.
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