A Taste of Slovakia made it to The Best in the World

Fantastic news has just arrived from Yantai, China, where the annual Gourmand Awards Ceremony took place on 26th May 2018. A Taste of Slovakia book, which had been chosen by Gourmand International to represent Slovakia at this prestigious world cookbook awards, was named second best in the Eastern Europe Category. Although it was a self-published book, … Continue reading A Taste of Slovakia made it to The Best in the World

Valentine’s Shishki

Unlike in most western countries where Shrove Tuesday is celebrated as a Pancake Day, in Slovakia Fašiangový utorok is associated with doughnuts or šišky (pronounced as shishki), as we call our little doughnuts in Slovak. Shrove Tuesday is a religious name for the last day before Lent, a fasting season that starts on Ash Wednesday and lasts until Easter. Shrove … Continue reading Valentine’s Shishki