Lifestyle

The Drowning of Marzanna: Polish way of saying farewell to Winter

Hello Spring and Goodbye Winter 🙂 In Poland, the first day of spring is celebrated by Drowning of Marzanna (in polish: Topienie Marzanny). Marzanna is the old Slavic goddess of winter, plague and death. By burning and drowning the effigy of Marzanna, the ancient Slavs wanted to protect themselves from winter and encourage the timely… Continue reading The Drowning of Marzanna: Polish way of saying farewell to Winter

Food

Healthy recipe for the weekend: Go nuts for banana loaf

This is an easy recipe, just perfect to do on lazy weekend. It makes super tasty breakfast or snack and it’s a great way to get rid of overripe bananas. Dry ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat flour 2 tbsp ground nuts 1 pinch of salt 2/3 tsp baking soda 2/3 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup Xylitol, sweetener… Continue reading Healthy recipe for the weekend: Go nuts for banana loaf