Brazil is a country with a huge African heritage, as a result of the slave trade. The BBC's Manuel Toledo has been meeting some of the Africans who have moved to Brazil in recent years to work and study.
When one combines the words "authentic" and "Italian" in the same sentence, one is bound to get in trouble; each region, each town, each family has their own way, the right way. When it comes to pasta,
Seventeen-year-old Bianca Passarge of Hamburg dresses up as a cat and dances on wine bottles in June 1958. Her performance was based on a dream. She practiced for eight hours a day to do this. (x) “Her
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race