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Polish immigrants in Great Britain
Joining European Union by Poland brought a lot of changes in the country. One of the most visible ones was a large group of emigrants who fled to Great Britain in search of better life. Through this their reality - as well as reality of Poland - changed.
This popular dish is one of the most popular meals of Polish cuisine. Although its basic ingredients are white cabbage, sauerkraut and meat, one may enrich its taste with various additions. Tastes even better when reheated.
Nowadays the streets of Polish cities are crowded with places for buying kebabs or other worldwide popular fast-foods. But there is one typical Polish snack – called zapiekanka – that is still as much popular as it was during 1980s.
The Decalogue - a film review
Krzysztof Kieslowski is one of the most acclaimed Polish directors. It was the Decalogue – series of films corresponding with the Ten Commandments – that brought him international success and recognition.
Wigilia - Polish Christmas tradition
On the 24th of December Polish families gather at the table to hear the Gospel about birth of Jesus Christ, share Christmas wafer and eat 12 traditionally served dishes. Wigilia is surely one of the most important events in Poland.
Matejko, Polish painter obsessed with history
Jan Matejko is thought to be one of the most famous Polish painters. His works depict important historical events. He is also considered to have been a fine example of Krakow citizen who supported cultural development of the city.
Communism – something to laugh about?
The period of Communism in Poland brings various bitter memories and unsolved issues. But many people associate it with the best Polish comedies and satire that laughed at the absurd of everyday life that ordinary citizens had to face.
Polish economy and currency rate
Joining European Union by Poland brought many changes in the country. But the Poles are still to face the change of currency. However, till that moment changes of exchange rate of Polish Zloty influence Polish economy.
Potato pancakes recipe
One of the simplest traditional meals among Polish cuisine are potato pancakes. You can make them in a savoury or sweet way, with sauce or simply with sugar. You do not need a lot of time to prepare this delicious meal.
Karol Wojtyla – the Polish Pope
Karol Wojtyla, known to most of the people as John Paul II, was one of the greatest Poles in history of the country. His death, despite his age, was not expected as he seemed to an immortal hero who would stay with us forever.
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