Polish Language Blog

Archive for May, 2012

Fasolka po bretońsku Posted by on May 19, 2012

Although this recipe is not actually a Polish one, it  is an extremely popular dish in Poland. Also, typical non-polish version have different ingredients. Ingredients: 2 cups white, dry kidney beans 1 large onion, diced 1 garlic cloves (minced) 3,4 peeled and chopped tomatoes (can of minced tomatoes is optional) 2 medium sausages 1 cup…

Continue Reading

Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie – 150 lat! Posted by on May 17, 2012

The National Museum in Warsaw (Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie) starts celebrating its 150th anniversary this May. The anniversary celebrations begin May 17-20 with the reopening of refurbished interiors, a new exhibition (nowa wystawa), concerts (koncerty), movie screenings (pokazy filmowe) and a family picnic (piknik rodzinny). Anniversary-linked events will continue for 12 months. One of the…

Continue Reading

What is on the menu? Posted by on May 16, 2012

Dining out in Poland can be a great experience. All the wonderful, tasty food, so different than food in US… Looking at the menu in different Polish restaurants may be a little confusing sometimes. Sometimes, even with the english menu, you may be surprised what you actually ordered. For example, if you order toast for…

Continue Reading

Joke? Police? Safety? Posted by on May 14, 2012

I was reading Polish news and came across this really strange thing… Residents of Zachodnio-Pomorskie were left rubbing their eyes in amazement this week when they were confronted with the peculiar sight of a car perched on top of a large tree. The bizarre event occurred in the north western village of Lubczyna and according…

Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Posted by on May 13, 2012

Ok, so today is mother’s day in USA! Happy mother’s day to all of wonderful mama’s! Mother’s Day (Dzień Matki) in Poland is not until May 26th, but I thought I will give you an idea for different wishes, just in case you would like to write a card for your mama in Polish. Mother’s…

Continue Reading

“Stone upon stone” Posted by on May 12, 2012

Stone upon Stone (Kamień na kamieniu) by Polish writer Wiesław Myśliwski has received this year’s Best Translated Book Award in the United States. The novel was published by Archipelago Books, a small non-profit publishing house from Brooklyn specializing in the literature from the non-English speaking countries, in a translation by Bill Johnston, a professor at the…

Continue Reading

Boże daj, Boże daj, aby wiecznie trwał nam maj! Posted by on May 11, 2012

May is named after the Greek goddess (bogini), Maia. The month is time of great celebrations in Poland, it’s the time  when flowers bloom (kwiaty kwitną) and crops begin to sprout (rośliny zaczynają kiełkować). It was always my favorite time at my parents orchards – they looked beautiful with all the fruit trees blooming with white…

Continue Reading

Older posts
Newer posts