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What is the idea behind Fat Thursday in Poland? Posted by on Feb 23, 2022

Also known as Donut Day (Tłusty Czwartek), it is one of the most anticipated days in Poland for all sweets lovers! Fat Thursday is tomorrow, but do you know the history of it? Why pączki and faworki? You know that tomorrow the whole Poland is going to go crazy for donuts! From morning to evening…

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Poland’s very own, beautiful and one of a kind cheese! Posted by on Dec 29, 2021

Have you heard the word OSCYPEK before??? If you have, then you probably tried it as well. One of a kind, absolutely beautifully looking Polish smoked cheese made of salted sheep milk hailing from the highland Tatra Podhale region of Poland. And when I say beautiful, I mean it! I bet you have never seen…

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Brownies the Polish way Posted by on Dec 9, 2021

Today is National Brownies Day! What a better way to celebrate it, if not with a delicious, home made or bakery bought, brownie!!!? Every year brownie lovers celebrate National Brownie Day! Warm, chewy, and rich, a nice chocolate (at least the way I like it) brownie is the perfect dessert (idealny deser). You can indulge in…

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How many spices can you name in Polish? Posted by on Nov 29, 2021

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without amazing food! And because Holidays are just around the corner, let’s see if you need help translating those spice ingredients in recipes? Spices started to become popular in medieval times when soldiers and traders brought them back to their countries from different corners of the globe. Their rarity made spices…

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Let’s talk about kiełbasa… Posted by on Nov 18, 2021

We know it originated in Poland and it is now enjoyed all around the world! I bet all of you have tasted this food in some kind of form! May it be from the grill, smoked, on a sandwich, in a hunter’s stew, on a pizza, in a soup. But how much do you actually…

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Have you tried steak tartare from the Polish menu? Posted by on Nov 12, 2021

If you dined at traditional Polish restaurants, you probably know that Steak Tartare is the King of Polish appetizers! It is typically a special or delicacy and often described as one of the most delicious items on the Polish menu. Tartare is not only delicious beef, but also a variety of additions that will allow you…

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Eat your cake and plate too? Posted by on Oct 14, 2021

Having a birthday party? Do you use paper plates, ceramic? Did you know that in Poland a lot of people use waffles/wafers as plates! Once you are done with the cake, eat the plate too! In Poland you can buy “Wafle tortowe“in pretty much each grocery store (sklep spożywczy). They usually come in a package…

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