Liptauer/Šmirkás, or spicy “cheese” spread (Slovakia)

Tweet Slovakia is a landlocked country in Central Europe, though traditionally culturally associated with East Europe. Until 1993 it formed the country Czechoslovakia together with what is now the Czech republic. Earlier it used to be a part of Austria-Hungary. The economy is very quickly growing, in 2006 the growth in GDP was the highest […]

Welsh rarebit, or warm “cheese” sandwich (Wales)

Tweet Wales is a country that belongs to the United Kingdom, on the west coast of Great Britain. It is a mountainous area and one of the wettest countries in Europe. About 20% of its three million inhabitants speak Welsh – which is also spoken in a small part of Argentina, thanks to Welsh settlers. […]

Gooda cheez (The Netherlands)

Tweet The Netherlands is a fairly small but densely populated country in Western Europe. It is often called Holland, even though technically Holland is just one part of it. Together with the neighbouring Belgium and Luxemburg the trio is often known as Benelux countries. The Netherlands has a high standard of living and has the […]

Smørrebrød, or sandwiches with vegan “leverpostej” and “Havarti” (Denmark)

Tweet I’ve been to Denmark multiple times, though it’s been over a decade since the last time. The last time I attended a family party. Instead of cake the centerpiece of the food table was some kind of a roast, served with red cabbage and I think some kind of potatoes. The Danes like to […]