December 22, 2014 Christmas carp is a holiday mainstay in many central European nations. Traditionally, it swims in the family tub for a day or two, sometimes becoming a sort of pet before it ends up on the plate.
Slovak language instructor Julia Vrablova sought out women who could teach her to make the dough for tahana strudla, which can be made with ground poppy seeds, apple or sour cherries.
Courtesy of Sasa Woodruff
October 30, 2014 It's hard work to stretch pastry dough as large as a tabletop. That's why few people still make tahana strudla the traditional way. But for Sasa Woodruff, the strudel is a link to her Slovak roots.
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October 12, 2011 Though the Slovak parliament rejected the plan, it's expected to vote again later this week. And approval is expected. Internal Slovak politics has been in play.
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