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Poland’s love of open-faced sandwiches Posted by on Aug 26, 2021

What comes to your mind when you think of a sandwich? I’m assuming it is a typical sandwich you see here in USA…two pieces of bread with whatever it comes in between…right? Well, you might be surprised by what you will see on a Polish table then, when there is a sandwich time! Have you…

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Berries in Poland Posted by on Jul 28, 2021

If you have ever picked your own summer berries, you know it’s such a fun experience, and the memories last a lifetime! Everything comes together: the weather, the location, the flavors! Do you know what berries are popular in Poland? The range of berries available in Poland is pretty big! My mouth waters just thinking…

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Hot dog for breakfast? Only in Poland. Posted by on Jul 23, 2021

Polish breakfast (śniadanie) is definitely nothing like a breakfast in USA. And a hot dog without a bun is pretty much a breakfast staple in Poland. There are so many different types of hot dogs served in Poland, but the typical breakfast ones are “parówki wieprzowe“, which are pork hot dogs, with a very delicate…

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Have you visited Poland during Pierogi Festival? Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

If you have, then you are lucky! If you haven’t – there is no time to waist! Start planning your trip, because the next Pierogi Festival is going to take place August 8th -14th in Kraków. Pierogi are one of my favorite dishes from Polish cuisine. Comfort food, absolutely delicious! Did you know about this…

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Did someone say World Chocolate Day? Posted by on Jul 8, 2021

CHOCOLATE…Some of us like it milky smooth and sweet, others like it dark and bitter…No matter what is your preference, chocolate is amazing and you should take a bite during World Chocolate Day! Poland is known for chocolate (czekolada) and Wedel is a famous company that makes any type of chocolate treats. Wedel is the…

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Can you name most common board games in Polish? Posted by on Jun 1, 2021

Board games (gry planszowe) have been played, traveled, and evolved in most cultures and societies throughout history. Board games are tabletop games that typically use pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked board. Why is this post about board games? Because today is an International Tabletop Day! And it is also Children’s Day (Dzień Dziecka)…

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Have you heard about Polish Juwenalia Festival? Posted by on May 28, 2021

Juwenalia is a festival organized for students of Polish universities and is definitely an event one should not miss! This holiday is usually celebrated every year in May, before the summer exams, sometimes at the beginning of June. I’m pretty sure every student in Poland loves the month of May! The month is filled with…

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