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‘Zurek’ soup recipe
This sour soup is known in Poland under various names, however, it is one of the most traditional dishes of the country. It you visit Poland, you must try it – especially that restaurants serve that soup in bread. But you may also try to cook it yourself.
This popular dish is one of the most popular meals of Polish cuisine. Although its basic ingredients are white cabbage, sauerkraut and meat, one may enrich its taste with various additions. Tastes even better when reheated.
Chrust (Faworki) Recipe
Recipe for traditional Polish pastry straws called Chrust (or Faworki) that are especially popular during time of carnival and on Fat Thursday celebrations. Easy to make, Faworki will provide a lot of joy to Polish cuisine lovers.
Golabki (stuffed cabbage) recipe
Although the name ‘golabki’ stands for little pigeons – the dish has nothing to do with these birds. It consists of stuffed cabbage with filling made of rice, barely and meat or mushrooms. It tastes delicious with sauce.
Greens salad recipe
There are many Polish dishes that one would perceive as fat or greasy. However, greens salad that is described in the following article (consisting of boiled vegetables) is one of starters that most of Polish parties – let it be weddings or other anniversaries – cannot miss.
How to make the base for ‘zurek’ soup
The recipe will tell you how to prepare the base for the sour soup that is very popular in Poland. As it takes couple days to get ready, it allows to plan the dinner couple days ahead. The base is very easy to make and is especially helpful for those who cannot simply purchase it in a shop.
Kopytka (Little Hooves) recipe
Potato dumplings, that remind with their shape little hooves, may be served in various ways. They are easy and cheap to make. Kopytka taste wonderfully with spicy toppings as well as with sugar and melted butter on it.
The dish is one these that are popular during Christmas Eve dinner in some regions of Poland. It consists of cabbage that is one of Polish most favorites ingredients. It may be prepared in a vegetarian way or with meat. Tastes even better with red borscht.
Krupnik soup recipe
Poles love soups! In most of the houses the main meal of the day consists of two dishes, soup and the second dish. However, Polish soups are not soft creams but proper soups with various additions floating in the boullion.
Kutia , Christmas dessert recipe
Among all the Christmas recipes, we very often forgot about sweets that should also be served on Polish tables. Of course there is a variety of sweets to prepare, however, only few of them or typical for Christmas period. One of them is Kutia.
Polish sweet main dishes
Sweetness may be associated with dessert. However, there is in Poland a great variety of sweet dishes that the Poles treat as the main meal of the day. In this article you may find some examples of Polish sweet cuisine.
Potato pancakes recipe
One of the simplest traditional meals among Polish cuisine are potato pancakes. You can make them in a savoury or sweet way, with sauce or simply with sugar. You do not need a lot of time to prepare this delicious meal.
Ruthenian (Russian) Dumplings recipe
The Russian style dumplings are very popular among the Poles and are also one of favourite meals of visitors to the country. As the recipe for the dumplings is very easy, you may try to make them yourself at home.
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Nowadays the streets of Polish cities are crowded with places for buying kebabs or other worldwide popular fast-foods. But there is one typical Polish snack – called zapiekanka – that is still as much popular as it was during 1980s.
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