Fašiangy is the Slovak word for Fastnacht (German), Maslenitza (Russian) or Mardi Gras (French), all of which are the names for the season that starts after New Year's festivities and lasts until Ash Wednesday - the first day of Lent. Lent is observed by Christians as a 40-day period of fasting before Easter. It not … Continue reading Fašiangy or Winter Carnival
Not an easy question. Probably not the right one. Ask a Slovak and they would be at a loss. They would possibly name one or two dishes at best. Ask a foreigner who visited Slovakia, and they wouldn't be at such a loss. They know that our cooking does not possess the hallmarks of high … Continue reading What makes Slovak cuisine?
Following my knee surgery last week and going through a recovery period, I find myself with more time on hand than usual, which is why I can finally start what I've been planning to do for quite a while. As the name of the site suggests, I'm here to give you a taste of Slovakia … Continue reading Hi there!