NPR journalist Alina Selyukh makes oreshki, a cookie from the former Soviet Union. The walnut-shaped cookies, which have a rich, nutty filling, were popular during a time when people had to make do with limited ingredients.
Nowe Miasto in Warsaw, Poland. Today, there are fewer milk bars like this one than in the Soviet era. But Poles are embracing these diners once again for their cheap Polish food.
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