Tonight is both World Water Day and Baltic Sea Day in Russia. When I have thought of the Baltic I have thought of borscht, not windmills. There is a rich diversity along this coastline to bring to your dinner table:
Estonia – Taidetud Vasikarind – Stuffed shoulder of veal.
Poland – Zrazy Losos i Krab – Salmon and crab pinwheels.
Sweden – fiskgryta – Fish stew with celeriac, leeks, tomatoes, shrimp and fish fillet.
Russia – Kaliningrad – Konigsberger Klopse – Meatballs and potatoes in a cream sauce.
Latvia – Saldskaaba Maize – Sourdough rye bread.
Lithuania – Lasineciai – Bacon onion buns.
Germany – Beet Relish
Finland – Pannukakku – Baked pancake.
Denmark – Rødgrød med Fløde – Red berry pudding with cream.
Russia – St. Petersburg – Sirniki – Cheese pancakes served with jam.
Virtual Tour of the Eastern Baltic – beautiful coastline photo tour.
Digital Tallinn – Walk the capital of Estonia with a super cute animated interface.
John & Alex’s Travels – Motorcycle tour of the Baltic coast by friends from Baltimore.
Baltic Postcards – The travels of a Dutch gentleman living in Latvia.
Save our Baltic Sea – An international media project about the Baltic Sea environment.
St. Petersburg Environmental Week – Russian conference including XII International Environmental Forum “Baltic Sea Day”.
Baltic Sea Day in Karlskrona – Swedish conference in September to address environmental issues in the Baltic Sea.
Nations Finally Move to Clean Up World’s Most Polluted Sea – Report from last month on the multi-national effort to restore the balance in the Baltic Sea.
Surfrider Foundation WWD Page – Information on National Fix a Leak Week and the use of water around the world.