The snack that's a staple of Belgrade childhoods

A brief history of Plazma

Plazma

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The basics

Cookie with a slight vanilla taste and a distinctive crunch.

Find it in

Serbia (manufactured in Požarevac)

The intel

On Christmas Day in 1902, Ernest Shackleton was somewhere in the vast iciness of Antarctica, utterly “broken down,” but at least he had some sweets to cheer him up. His lunch, he wrote in his diary, incl…

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