Tag: culture

120 Ryba po grecku or Cod with Carrot, Parsnip and Celeriac

Pieces of white fish served with cooked carrots, parsnips and celeriac. In Poland called 'ryba po grecku' (Greek-style fish), this dish is much beloved Polish specialty.

Welcome to the Kingdom of Things.

A visit to Amsterdam's oldest flea market, Waterlooplein.

Fat Thursday, when everyone in Poland feasts on doughnuts

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

115 Thukpa, Tibetan Noodle Soup

Goodness in a bowl. This Tibetan soup is not only comforting, but also super healthy. I dare you to try!

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!

109 No-waste Polish Chocolate Truffles

Say no to food waste with these delicious chocolate truffles. Plus a short read about Polish weddings!

Zielona, the place I call home.

Rather nostalgic return to the place of origin. Zielona in photography.

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!

71 Homemade Horseradish and Egg Sauce

There is a saying in Poland: you're not even good for horseradish grating (meaning: you're useless). If only horseradish grating was easy!