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Flavor of Poland

Sea breezes, tall ships, a nautical tradition, a long, rich and fascinating part of Polish history and great Polish seafood - this is what we'll have a chance to experience on our visit to the Pomeranian region of Poland! The capital of the region is the old, legendary city of Gdansk but our journey will extend beyond the capital as well. In the episode Aleksandra will begin her discovery of the region at the foot of its old trading route in Malbork, where she'll pay a visit to the great Teutonic Knight's Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a spectacle of history! From there she'll continue on to Gdansk to uncover the long history Poland's great port city, once a leader of the Hanseatic League. Following Gdansk she'll venture into Gdynia and Sopot (the remaining two cities of the Polish Tricity group) where she'll sample the best of Poland's Baltic tastes - the products of Mother Nature and Father Neptune: grilled, fresh caught fish, Herring tartar, or lobster paired with local craft beers and even an amber soup!

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WARSZAWA

Located in Mazovia region, Warsaw is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is full of historic, cultural, and culinary riches, rooted in old-fashioned French influences as well as a rich Russian cuisine worthy of the tsars. Here, Poland’s modern culinary masters reach back into Poland’s national history and tradition to develop new tastes that shock and amaze.

  • 2020-04-20T03:00:00-07:00
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RZESZÓW

Rzeszów is the capital of the Subcarpathian region of Poland, an area of the country that abounds in forests and majestic nature. It's a true blend of various traditions, cultures, and flavors that rose out of the natural landscape. Aleksandra will take audiences on a tour of this region, crossing the forests of Rzeszów, Dubiecko Castle, trying the everyday dishes of the region as well as its upscale ones.

  • 2020-04-27T03:00:00-07:00
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BIAŁYSTOK

The Podlaskie region (also called “Podlasie” in Poland) is the most diverse province in Poland, producing a cuisine that combines simplicity, variety, and rich flavor. Aleksandra tours the city center of Białystok, visits Łomża, an open-air museum in Nowogród, and The Tykocin Synagogue, and finishes her tour with a trip to the countryside where, together with local experts, she bakes one of the region’s traditional cakes – Sękacz!

  • 2020-05-04T03:00:00-07:00
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