Spectacular Slovakia #19: Prepare your cauldrons, it’s zabíjačka time

Naomi Hužovičová talks about her favourite topic - food.

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Wintertime is carnival time, and in Slovak villages, it’s also time to gather your family and prepare your cauldrons for zabíjačka. Naomi Hužovičová explains what that means in this week’s episode of our Spectacular Slovakia podcast. Slovaks really do use the whole animal, and Naomi believes it is a sign of respect as nothing is wasted of the life that has been given. Listen to the podcast to hear how it’s done.

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