As Mother Nature is awakening after a long winter sleep, so is our need for more warmth, sunshine and brighter colours. Not only do they show on the streets, in the parks and more still in the countryside, the spring colours also enter our kitchens, land on our tables and brighten up our food. I … Continue reading Decorating Easter cookies
Month: March 2017
They symbolize spring, fertility, new life, and in the minds of Slovaks (as well as other Eastern European cultures), they are closely linked to Easter holidays. Eggs can't be missing on the festive table in Slovakia. They come in all possible forms - boiled, fried, scrambled or made into hrudka (egg cheese), dyed, waxed, hand-painted or wired. … Continue reading Easter eggs
Ready for a cup of tea?
Chai, tchai, le the, te, caj, cha, che, herbata, tae, el te, tea - how many different words for this popular drink do you know? And how strong is your penchant for a really good cup of tea when travelling around the world? Surely the tea in England will be served in a different way … Continue reading Ready for a cup of tea?