Recipe for Polish potato pancakes known as placki ziemniaczane (PLAHT-skee zhyem-nyah-CHAH-neh). Potato pancakes are fried pancakes of grated or ground potato, flour, egg and onion. Serve them warm topped with sour cream or sprinkle with sugar.
Culture - Russia-Ded Moroz and Snegurochka (Grandfather Frost and the Snow Maiden): Similar to Santa Claus, Ded Moroz brings presents to children at New Year celebrations. He is accompanied by the Snow Maiden, his granddaughter.