February 02, 2011


Today's word is "śniadanie" (shnyah-DAH-nyeh). Breakfast, the first meal of the day. In Poland this usually consists of of breads, cakes, jam, cold cuts, cheeses, and eggs. "Zurek" (rye soup with kielbasa & egg) is a popular soup served hot in the morning. "Grysik" is a sweet cream of wheat soup popular with children. "Drugie śniadanie", or "second breakfast" refers to a bag lunch (sandwich, cake, fruits) eaten later at work.