• November 30th, 2005

    Best EUROPA Stamp 2005

    Postal Operator: Iceland Post, Iceland Theme: Gastronomy What immediately catches the eye of the selected stamp is its plate-shaped form. Combined with the geometrical pattern of the illustrations and the multiple positions of the text, it provides a very dynamic and modern touch. ...
  • May 24th, 2005

    Iceland: Europa 2005

    The common theme of the Europa stamps is gastronomy according to the decision of PostEurop, the Association of European Public Postal Operators in Europe. Food is probably the most important ingredient of human culture. Cuisine and all things related to food and gastronomic traditions shape the nature, history, technical knowledge, social patterns and economy of human society. The Europa stamps ar ...
  • May 14th, 2005

    Germany: Europa 2005 - Gastronomy

    In the "PostEurop" united post office organizations "EUROPA" stamps give change about "catering trade" in this year. The catering trade is a firm component of our life. A meal in the restaurant with the family or with friends is today one of the most popular leisure activities. The tradition hands back to go eating outward thousands of years: Already in early China not only fresh goods became on m ...
  • May 9th, 2005

    Hungary: Europa 2005 - Gastronomy

    The stamp design features a Hungarian speciality, chicken paprika with dumplings. The four stamps comprising the sheet form a laid table. On the edges of the sheet other gastronomic motifs can be seen. The graphics on the first day cover complement and complete the motifs on the edges of the miniature sheet, while the special postmark shows a wooden spoon. Perforated size: 33.33 x 26.67 mmDate of ...
  • May 3rd, 2005

    Europa - Barbagiuans et Pizzaladiere

    The common theme of "Europa 2005" is gastronomy, which allows to make known very much appreciated Monegasque recipes: Barbagiuans, pissaladiere (provencal pizza), chard pie and desserts (fritters and fougasse). 2 stamps bear the "Europa" mention, issued on a same sheet and 2 other visuals are completing the set. ...
  • April 28th, 2005

    Gastronomic Delicacy

    The theme of the 2005 EUROPA stamp is gastronomy. The Aland contribution to the series features a plate of fresh-smoked bucklings, ready to enjoy. Bucklings are Baltic herrings which have been smoked in a hot kiln with fir or juniper firewood after having first been pickled in brine. The result is a golden-brown lustre and a really wonderful taste! Fish have always been a natural ingredient of eve ...
  • January 26th, 2005

    Gibraltar Post: Europa 2005 'Gastronomy'

    Gastronomy reflects the diverse origins of a country through recipes passed down through generations, as is especially the case in Gibraltar. While there is both Spanish and British influence, the ethnic origins of most Gibraltarian recipes are mainly Genoese (Italy), Maltese and Portuguese. The 'Torta de acelga' - spinach pie from Genoa, Italy, is prepared with spinach, eggs, garlic, cheese, oliv ...
  • January 17th, 2005

    Greenland: Europa Stamp 2005 'Gastronomy'

    "In Greenland nature itself is an eternal source of inspiration for us; we live in a huge country, which at first glance seems inaccessible and harsh. But at a closer look nature offers infinite resources and possibilities. Reindeer, musk ox, ptarmigan, hare, lamb are some of the ingredients we most often work with. We experiment with compositions, often with some of the things we can find in the ...