30 Sep 2014

Traditional Food and Culinary Herbs

INTRODUCTION

On 30 September 2014, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title Traditional Food and Culinary Herbs. The issue comprises four stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitaliu Pogolşa. The printing was performed by Nova Imprim, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

Moldovan cuisine is a style of cooking derived from the Moldovan people. It consists mainly of traditional European foods, such as beef, pork, potatoes, cabbage, and a variety of cereals. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

Fried Fish with Garlic Sauce
№ 879 | Fried Fish with Garlic Sauce

Fried Fish with Garlic Sauce

  • Michel Catalogue No: 879
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 1 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,000
Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and rakkyo. With a history of human use of over 7,000 years, garlic is native to central Asia, and has long been a staple in the Mediterranean region, as well as a frequent seasoning in Asia, Africa, and Europe. It was known to Ancient Egyptians, and has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes. Read more..
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Bean Soup with Thyme
№ 880 | Bean Soup with Thyme

Bean Soup with Thyme

  • Michel Catalogue No: 880
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 1.2 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,000
Thyme (/ˈtaɪm/) is an herb with culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. Thyme is of the genus Thymus, most commonly Thymus vulgaris. Read more..
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Pies with Cheese and Dill
№ 881 | Pies with Cheese and Dill

Pies with Cheese and Dill

  • Michel Catalogue No: 881
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,000
Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual herb in the celery family Apiaceae. It is the sole species of the genus Anethum. Read more..
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Lemon Chicken with Parsley
№ 882 | Lemon Chicken with Parsley

Lemon Chicken with Parsley

  • Michel Catalogue No: 882
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 7 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,000
Parsley or Garden Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a species of Petroselinum in the family Apiaceae, native to the central Mediterranean region (southern Italy, Algeria, and Tunisia), naturalized elsewhere in Europe, and widely cultivated as a herb, a spice, and a vegetable. Read more..
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FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: Traditional Food and Culinary Herbs
№ 879-882 FDC | Traditional Food and Culinary Herbs