Have you heard about witches' days and do you know what happens at this time of year in Slovakia? Have you tasted the beautifully crafted medovníky and would you like to know how these honey cookies are made? Or do you want to see what our Christmas dinner looks like? This and much more is … Continue reading Winter tastes of Slovakia are coming to bookshops
The Slovak word for Christmas has no mention of Christ in its name, although for many Slovaks it is a religious festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. The Slovak Vianoce is similar to the Czech Vánoce, which is believed to have evolved from the German word Weihnachten, meaning 'holy night'. The face of our … Continue reading When you say Christmas in Slovakia
Much love, excitement and joyful anticipation. Delicious food and drinks, as you would expect. And above all, hope for peace and reconciliation - the key elements for the human race to survive. We'll serve it aplenty, as it is our habit, and not only at this time of year. When the Advent starts four weeks … Continue reading What’s in a Slovak Christmas?