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What is Poland’s favorite sandwich? Posted by on Jan 31, 2019

Every country has a favorite sandwich! And is Poland’s favorite sandwich kanapka or zapiekanka? Foreigners are often taken aback by Polish “kanapki”(plural from kanapka). These open sandwiches we eat at every possible mealtime leave the “filling on top”, unlike in so-called “normal” sandwiches. Kanapki (from the French word “canapés”) appeared in Poland at the end…

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Two Polish soups that will help you cure a hangover! Posted by on Jan 23, 2019

You know the feeling. Your limbs feel like they’re filled with slime, your head is pounding, and you’re overcome with nausea. After a long night of drinking, morning has come too soon…You probably remember nights/mornings like that from high school (well, in Europe at least, where you don’t have to be 21 to legally drink)…

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Hot chocolate or cocoa in Poland? Posted by on Jan 20, 2019

There is nothing better than winter storm (like the one happening right now as I’m writing in New England!), fireplace, comfortable couch, a blanket…and of course a cup of hot chocolate:)) I love the home atmosphere and having my hot chocolate in my living room. However, there are plenty of places in the world, where…

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Wild boar and African Swine Fever concern in Poland Posted by on Jan 14, 2019

If you follow Polish news, you probably heard about the plans to slaughter some of the wild boars, because of African Swine Fever they may spread. African Swine Fever – or ASF – is a deadly virus found in pigs. It was detected in around 3,200 wild boars and pigs in different locations across Poland between February…

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