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Romania and Finland

Tessa Dunlop views photographer Andrei Pandele's archive, revealing how Ceausescu wrecked historic Bucharest; Mark Bosworth savours salmiakki - the dire delicacy Finns eat for fun

Far off the beaten track - in both architectural and culinary terms. Tessa Dunlop takes a look at photographer Andrei Pandele's archive, which reveals how the Ceausescu regime wrecked Bucharest's historic districts and made life a misery for millions of Romanians. Mark Bosworth tangles with the bizarre Finnish delicacy salmiakki - a salted liquorice originally cooked up by pharmacies making cough medicine. It's an acquired taste: repellent to many outsiders, but Finns still hunger for it, and hanker after it when they're abroad.

PHOTO CREDIT: Andrei Pandele

Presenter: Pascale Harter
Producer: Polly Hope

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Thu 3 Oct 2013 18:50GMT


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