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Worldwide Gastronomy Habits & Trends

Warm ice cream: a Polish hack for eating ice cream all year round

The Polish-Italian food feud saga continues. We came for their pizza, pasta… And now, it’s time for gelato (and ice cream in general). Because who doesn’t like ice cream? To…

From A to Z about the W-Z | The classical Varsovian wuzetka cake from the war times

The war history of wuzetka Wuzetka is a chocolate sponge and cream pie which originated in Warsaw. Its name most probably derived from the Warsaw W-Z Route, on which the confectionery that first began to sell the dessert…

Polish andruty, wafers so thin that they almost taste like sweet air

What are they? Andruty (andruts in English) are Polish disc-shaped wafers. They are crunchy, slightly sweet, and almost as thin as a single sheet of paper. They may remind you…

Is it food, or…? Let’s discover the imam fainted, bubble and squeak, and rumbledethumps

Humans have an ingrained desire to name things and to be named. Maybe it gives us power, or maybe our brains just like labeling because it enables the information to…

Traveling in time to the Polish fast food reality of the 70s | Paszteciki szczecińskie aka Szczecin patties

Szczecin patties (Polish: paszteciki szczecińskie) are a type of fried yeast dough stuffed with meat or vegetable. It is a typical dish for Szczecin, the city located in the north-western…

50 shades of blue cheese: from soft and buttery to crumbly and rich

Cheese, who doesn’t like it? There are such people, it turns out, especially when we enter the “blue” territory. And since today is a blue Monday, it is a must.…

Delicious dessert or a venereal disease: let’s discover British spotted dick

Spotted what? I can already imagine the scandalized faces of our readers. No, not that. In Great Britain, Spotted Dick is actually a scrumptious traditional pudding dotted with currants and…

Kabanos: what’s inside the snappy thin smoked sausage from Poland | History and contested origins

It is like a Slim Jim but of better quality. You can take it with you on trips, serve it for breakfast, and use it in dinner dishes. What am…

Fuel for festivities: food traditions during the carnival season across the countries

What is carnival? Generally, carnival is the period before the beginning of Lent in the Christian calendar. The word “Carnevale” dates back to the 14th century and means “to say…

Hauskyjza: Polish rotten tvorog with a smell that brings all the neighbors to the yard | History and recipe

Stinky cheese. The kind your parents or grandparents ate while assuring you that it is an acquired taste and you’ll love it when you grow up. The kind everyone imagines…