Slovak Halushki with Bryndza cheese

Halušky or halushki in English transcription are sort of Slovak home-made pasta made from potato dough. They are similar to German spätzle. Though you can top them with just about anything, the most typical topping is Bryndza, a special sheep cheese, and fried bacon bits. This combination gives “Bryndzové halušky”, the Slovak national dish. Another […]

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Secrets of the Slovak grandmas … or where you can eat pirohy in New York

Hello readers, Thought it would be great to discover together some of the local New York addresses with family recipes, memories and stories related to them. Let’s start with East-Slovak specialty called “pirohy”, or what is commonly known here as “Pierogies”. When we arrived in New York in 2015, my heart bumped up when I […]

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When Slovak gingerbread and Russian snowflake decorate the Christmas tree abroad

December is coming, and for many of us, it means the approaching of the Christmas season. The Christmas, in most cultures, is a holiday that is strongly associated with the family. No wonder that when living abroad and being far away from your home and family, one might feel homesick or nostalgic. Bringing a piece […]

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