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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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How many of you have tried kaszanka: Polish blood sausage? Posted by on Apr 16, 2021

cold kaszanka

Every time I mention kaszanka/blood sausage to my friends…everyone just makes this horrible face…Well, people here in USA are not exactly used to eating blood sausage. Unless you grew up in Poland! Even though there are different regional varieties of this famous Polish delicacy, it typically consists of pork offal (podroby wieprzowe), animal’s blood (krew…

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Do Poles celebrate International Pizza Day? Posted by on Feb 9, 2021

We sure love gołąbki, pierogi, bigos and pączki (we will have plenty of these in just couple of days!)…but we also love a good pizza! You heard it right, it might not be Italian quality, but Poles are great pizza makers as well! And they sure know about International Pizza Day! And what a better day…

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Polish Christmas Eve Celebrations – one more time Posted by on Dec 12, 2009

Because I know that not everyone reads all the comments to all the posts, I took the liberty of “borrowing” two entries from the “Polish Christmas Eve Abroad” post and including them here, as I think they are great and everybody should see and read them. 🙂 The first one is from Kim in Boston…

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Time for Dinner Posted by on Jun 25, 2008

Most foreigners, whether they realize it or not, have had some sort of contact with Polish culture. And it happened, most likely, in the kitchen. Yep, it’s Polish food time! And if you’re going to argue that food is not culture, then I dare you to eat nothing but burgers next time you’re in Italy…

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