Belgian Chocolate – Stamps of Belgium 1999

Belgian Chocolate – Stamps of Belgium 1999

Belgium issued a set of three stamps on 05 Jun 1999 on Belgian Chocolates. A Major industry since 19th Century it is today an important part of Country’s economy and Culture . A FDC is listed.

BEL FDC CHOCO
BELGIAN CHOCOLATE -STAMPS OF BELGIUM 1999

100th Anniversary Choco Suisse – Swiss Stamps 2001

100th Anniversary Choco Suisse – Swiss Stamps 2001

Switzerland issued a stamps on 09 May 2001 to commemorate 100 Years of Choco Suisse. A FDC is listed.

SWISS CHOC FDC
STAMP ON CHOCO SUISSE 2001

Malaysian Satay Dish on Aerogramme

Malaysian Satay Dish on Aerogramme

As Tourism promotion under Visit Malaysia 1994 an Aerogramme was issued which had Fresh Coconut Water as stamp Design and National Flower of Malaysia Hibiscus and logo of Visit Malayasia 1994 logo at lower end .The Lower portion also shows Malaysian Satay Dish.

Satay is a Cuisine which consists of marinated skewed meat grilled over charcoal flame,served with spicy peanut sauce accompanied by rice cakes,cucumber slices and onion.

MALAY AEROGRAM
SATAY DISH ,HIBISCUS AND COCONUT ON AEROGRAMME OF MALAYSIA

Malaysian Traditional Salad -Stamps of Malaysia 2013

Malaysian Traditional Salad -Stamps of Malaysia 2013

Malaysia issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Malaysian Salads and its ingredients on 25 Jul 2013. The four ingredients on stamps are

Pucuk Gajus – Cashew Shoots

Kacang Botor – Winged Bean or Goa Beans.

Petai Beans -Flat edible beans with bright green seeds in the shape of plump almonds. One of Malaysia’s must try foods.

Pegaga – Asiatic Pennywort or Gotu Kola.Also commonly known as Centella.                          It is wondrous herb with anti ageing properties.

MAL SALAD1
MALAYSIAN TRADITIONAL SALADS – KACANG BOTOR AND PUCUK GAJUS

 

MAL SALAD2
MALAYSIA TRADITIONAL SALADS – PETAI AND PEGAGA

 

Foods of Bhutan – Stamps of Bhutan 2015

Foods of Bhutan – Stamps of Bhutan 2015

Bhutanese cuisine employs a lot of Red Rice,Buckwheat and Maize. Buckwheat is mainly eaten in Bumthang, maize in eastern districts and rice elsewhere. The diet in hill also includes chicken,Yak meat, dried beef,pork,pork fat and lamb.

A set of stamps was issued by Bhutan Post on 09 Oct 2015 on Foods of Bhutan. A miniature sheet of two stamps shows two varieties of Bhutanese cuisine.

Puta – Puta is a coarse ground buckwheat served in Bhutan.Buckwheat is a versatile foodgrain and can be used in several culinary preparations. PUTA is a buckwheat  noodle like preparation also known as Noodle salad.

Ema Datshi and Rice – Ema Datshi is a spicy dish made with large , green chili peppers in a cheesy sauce which might be called the National Dish. Ema means chili and datshi means cheese.

BHUTAN FOODS
FOODS OF BHUTAN -PUTA NOODLES AND EMA DAtSHI WITH RICE

Mango Sticky Rice – Thai Dessert -Stamps of Singapore 2015.

Mango Sticky Rice – Thai Dessert -Stamps of Singapore 2015.

A set of two stamps on Desserts were issued as a Joint issue by Singapore and Thailand on 18 Sep 2015. The desserts are Mango sticky rice (Thailand) and Ice Cream sandwich

Mango sticky rice – Thai dessert – It is a traditional Thai dessert made with sticky rice, fresh mango and coconut milk.

Ice cream sandwich – Singapore- it is a frozen dessert consisting of Ice Cream between two wafers,cookies or similar biscuits.

SINGAPORE DESSERT STAMPS
MANGO STICKY RICE AND ICE CREAM SANDWICH -STAMPS OF SINGAPORE 2015

First Day Cover -Tea strainer -Traditional Utensils of Bhutan – Stamps of Bhutan 2017.

First Day Cover -Tea strainer -Traditional Utensils of Bhutan – Stamps of Bhutan 2017.

Traditional implements and utensils are strong symbols of Bhutanese culture and characterise a unique lifestyle for centuries. In the Kitchen a variety of appliances were used to prepare,serve and store food. They were hand crafted out of natural materials such as bamboo,cane,wood,clay,limestone,brass,copper and bronze. Largely being replaced by modern wares their use is confined to rural parts of Bhutan.

A First Day Cover with miniature sheet  was issued by Bhutan post on 19 Jun 2017 showing tea strainer and brass Pot as traditional utensils of Bhutan.

BH UTENSILS FDC
FIRST DAY COVER -TRADITIONAL UTENSILS OF BHUTAN