Kapustnica – Pani Stefka’s Christmas Cabbage Soup Recipe

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Kapustnica

January 10, 2018

Allan Stevo

On Christmas Eve in Slovakia, he who finds a fish scale under his plate, he who cuts the apple right will have a entire year of health and wealth.  From village to village, family to family, the Christmas traditions vary in this highly decentralized country.  These two traditions, and a few others, along with kapustnica, seem to be universally recognized in Slovakia.

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Allan Stevo writes on Slovak culture at www.52inSk.com. He is from Chicago and spends most of his time traveling Europe and writing. You can find more of his writing at www.AllanStevo.com. If you enjoyed this post, please use the buttons below to like it on Facebook or to share it with your friends by email. You can sign up for emails on Slovak culture from 52 Weeks in Slovakia by clicking here.

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