An old-style Slovak wedding kasha – was it a starter or a dessert?

First things first - you wouldn't hear about a starter or a dessert a hundred years ago, when kashas were part of each and every Slovak wedding. There was no wedding menu as we know it today, neither was there a written seating plan or candles or confetti. Yet there were quite a few norms, … Continue reading An old-style Slovak wedding kasha – was it a starter or a dessert?

Bytča Palace – food for the mind, body and soul

You'll probably agree that the best way to learn about a country is to explore it through all your senses. Whether it is sightseeing, visiting festivals and listening to local folklore, learning traditional crafts or tasting regional specialities, you're bound to get something new and exciting. The manor house in Bytča and an adjacent wedding … Continue reading Bytča Palace – food for the mind, body and soul