Today's Quote

Quotes | May 15, 2011, Sunday // 13:30
Bulgaria: Today's Quote Bulgarian Speaker of Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva (C) at a traditional gathering in Kardzhali. Photo by

"The meatless pizza* was for last year, in 2011 we're relishing a hearty banitsa**."

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva commenting on the country's economic growth 2010-11, at a gathering for traditional crafts in Kardzhali.

* meatless pizza - the metaphor Bulgarian FinMin Simeon Djankov used for the austerity 2010 state budget.

** banitsa - a traditional Bulgarian salty baked pastry, akin to burek and pita known elsewhere in the Balkans.

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