Did someone say World Chocolate Day? Posted by Kasia on Jul 8, 2021 in Culture, Food, Traditions, Vocabulary
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 oldest chocolate brand in Poland. Its products have been bringing pleasure to consumers for over 160 years. Emil Wedel, the founder (założyciel) of the company, was an unwavering optimist, who infected others with his attitude. Wedel brand means flavor (smak) and superior-quality chocolate with an intense, familiar taste.
Whether chocolate is used to coat other candies and nuts, melted over different fruit, or shaven over a gourmet dessert, chocolate always hits the spot. I’m not a big dessert person, but chocolate is my absolute favorite: dark chocolate, chocolate ice cream or chocolate covered nuts are my go to guilty pleasure.
Let’s get familiar with chocolate related vocabulary in Polish:
chocolate – czekolada
milk chocolate – mleczna czekolada
dark chocolate – gorzka czekolada
chocolate ice cream – lody czekoladowe
hot chocolate – gorąca czekolada
chocolate bar – tabliczka czekoladowa
Not sure if you are familiar with hot chocolate in Poland, but there is a difference between hot cocoa and hot chocolate:
As far as my favorite Polish chocolate dessert, it must be Delicje!!!
If you have never tried them, they are these absolutely amazing cookies covered in chocolate. Inside, they have a different type of fruit. They just melt in your mouth!!!
What is your favorite Polish chocolate treat?
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