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Café Europe, Café d'Europe or also Café Europa was a cultural initiative of the Austrian presidency of the European Union, held on Europe Day (9 May 2006) in 27 cafés of the capitals of the then 25 EU member states and the two countries which would join the Union in 2007. Vienna, the capital of Austria, is well known for its long and vibrant café culture, dating back from the first introduction of coffee to Europe as a result of the wars with the Ottoman Empire in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Sweet EuropeEdit

The initiative also included a presentation, called Sweet Europe, of typical sweets and cakes of every member state.[1]

  Austria Gugelhupf
  Belgium Waffles
  Bulgaria Sweet rice with milk (мляко с ориз)
  Cyprus Baclava (μπακλαβάς)
  Czech Republic Koláč
  Denmark Danish pastry (Wienerbrød)
  Estonia Oatmeal cookies (Kaerahelbeküpsised)
  Finland Laskiaispulla (Semla)
  France Madeleines
  Germany Streuselkuchen
  Greece Vasilopita (Βασιλόπιτα)
  Hungary Dobos Torta
  Ireland Scones
  Italy Tiramisù
  Latvia Rupjmaizes kārtojums (Rye Trifle)
  Lithuania Šakotis
  Luxembourg Apfeltorte
  Malta Imqaret
  Netherlands Tompouce
  Poland Mazurek kajmakowy
  Portugal Pastel de nata
  Romania Cozonac
  Slovakia Walnut strudel (orechovy zavin)
  Slovenia Prekmurska gibanica
  Spain Tarta de Santiago
  Sweden Kanelbulle
  United Kingdom Shortbread

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