Tasting and presentation of Riga balsam includes the story of the emergence and preparation of Riga Black Balsam. But the real magic is waiting for those who would find in a coffee shop that same secret door that leads into the mysterious cave of the old apothecary. Here, in the alchemical laboratory, can know the taste of Riga Black Balsam.
Riga Black Balsam History
History of Riga Black Balsam takes us to the past 2.5 century, when the person could be both a pharmacist, a magician and alchemist. That’s when he lived in Riga pharmacist by the name of Abraham Kunze, who in 1752 created the famous Black Balsam.
Riga Black Balsam Legend
Legend tells that before balm was used as a medicine, and he gained widespread popularity when the Russian Queen Catherine the Great was in Riga when she was bad, she was advised to call the pharmacy to Mr. Kunze and drink Balsam. Catherine soon became better and because of this case, Balsam gained popularity. Since then, it took more than one century. On-site pharmacy Abraham Kunze opened a cafe, the interior of which a hair’s breadth as two centuries ago: tables, chairs, the same dishes the same, the music of those times, and the girls in vintage dresses are treated to cakes made according to old recipes. And here you can buy a souvenir of Riga. For example, a box of chocolates from which the butterfly flies.
Tasting and presentation of Riga balsam includes the story of the emergence and preparation of the Riga Black Balsam + one of the following proposals:
Wine Black Balsam (50 oz.) + Coffee / tea + a piece of cake + free gift: a box of almonds, coated in balsam - 25,00 EUR / 1 pers.Order →
Cocktail-based balm + cake + Gift: Chocolate in a box from which the butterfly flies, small bottle of Riga balsam - 30,00 EUR / 1 pers.Order →
Black Balsam (50 oz.) + Coffee (cup) + nut + chocolate in a box from which the butterfly flies + Master class on chocolate (about 1 -1,5ch history of chocolate, from its origins to the present day, the basic principles of cooking chocolate, coloring chocolate "Zodiac") - 40,00 EUR / 1 pers.Order →