Monthly Archives: May 2015

Streetfood in Banská Štiavnica!

The place we were staying in was so nice, we decided to eat in on our latest visit to Banská Štiavnica. This meant take-away – not something I’m generally in the habit of getting in Slovakia unless I’m at at a … Continue reading

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How to Butcher A Pig Like A Slovak

You can’t get much more Slovak than butchering a pig, as food blogger and photographer Naomi Hužovičová reveals…  In the dark of an early winter’s morning, Deduško (Grandpa) shuffles out into the cold. While the rest of the household is still sleeping, … Continue reading

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Days of Wine and Horses… Château Topolčianky

First, you have to imagine what a month or more of snow on the ground is like – easy enough for you Central and far-North Europeans but for the rest of us (me included until this January-February), not so easy. … Continue reading

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