Tag Archive: Herring

Śledzik (small herring) – Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday

Celebrating the last day of carnival so-called “śledzik” (small herring) in Polish, cannot take place without herrings in Poland. Originally herrings were served together with “żur” (kind of white borsch) in the night… Continue reading

A herring! A herring! My kingdom for a herring!

While living in Germany, I missed the Polish curd cheese (twaróg) foremost, although I could find some not too bad substitutes. Living in São Paulo makes things much worse. “No cheese Gromit! Not… Continue reading

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