Tag: history

Obwarzanek, Krakow’s favourite bake

The symbol of Krakow and (reportedly) the only snack food in the world with few-centuries-old tradition. Introducing obwarzanek, by favourite bread from Krakow.

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?

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!

110 Krupnik, autumn vegetable and barley soup

Not a big fan of groats? This beautiful Polish soup will change it! Krupnik is your answer for autumn lunch.

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!