Category: culture talks

Stories about food, places and people. What culture has to say?

On chocolate and Valencia.

A story of cocoa beans, Valencian bollet and the Chocolate Factory and Museum in Sueca.

Souvenir, the taste of a place.

Bringing edible souvenirs gives one a chance to share a little bit of the journey, allows one to paint a picture of the place and reinforce it with flavour. A story of D啪iugas, a famous cheese from Lithuania.

Obwarzanek, Krakow’s favourite bake

The symbol of Krakow with a few-centuries-old tradition. Introducing obwarzanek, my favourite bread from Krakow.

Fat Thursday, when everyone in Poland feasts on doughnuts

One of my favourite Polish traditions. Have you had your Fat Thursday's p膮czek yet?

Andrzejki and a Polish custom of predicting the (matrimonial) future.

A rather interesting Polish (and not only) custom of predicting one's future love life from hot wax poured onto cold water. Happy Andrzejki, everyone!

103 a few stories about Palm Sunday, memory and nostalgia

A story on how palms for Palm Sunday are traditionally made in Poland. Enjoy the colours!

Polish Easter Eggs (Pisanki)

Have you ever tried natural dye for your Easter eggs? Try this Polish method, to give your eggs a deep maroon or a vivid blue hue.