Tag Archive: Poland

Maryna! Maryna, gotuj pierogi! Maryna! Maryna, cook me pierogi!

Please note at the beginning: in Polish – pieróg – singular, PIEROGI – plural (no -s at the end of the word!) There are not too many people in Poland that don’t know… Continue reading

Carp or Pacu with Spinach – Karp ze szpinakiem

Carp? Christmas Eve. It is usually the first association you get in Poland although carp belongs to 50% freshwater catch and was present on the Polish tables already in XII/XIII century. Digging in… Continue reading

Good Friday Fish

Bank holidays on Good Friday? No! No, you don’t have it in Poland. It is a normal working day, so you don’t celebrate it with a special meal, you simply go to the… Continue reading

Polish Salmon the Yellow Way – Łosoś na żółto po królewsku

Discovering the XVII century Polish cuisine – Polish Salmon the yellow way (Łosoś na żółto po królewsku from: Compendium ferculorum) Salmon royal the yellow way is the first recipe from the chapter dedicated to… Continue reading

Skubaniec z owocami – “Nibbler” with fruits

In 80’s of last century this cake was baked almost by each family in Poland especially in summer or autumn when the fresh fruits are in abundance. You can find different and not… Continue reading

Śledzik (small herring) – Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday

Celebrating the last day of carnival so-called “śledzik” (small herring) in Polish, cannot take place without herrings in Poland. Originally herrings were served together with “żur” (kind of white borsch) in the night… Continue reading

Fat, fatter, Fat Thursday – Warsaw Doughnuts (excellent!)

The summer holidays have gone and with it an access to the Internet, computer and my kitchen is finally back after my last almost two months’ absence. Fat Thursday, the last Thursday before… Continue reading

A herring! A herring! My kingdom for a herring!

While living in Germany, I missed the Polish curd cheese (twaróg) foremost, although I could find some not too bad substitutes. Living in São Paulo makes things much worse. “No cheese Gromit! Not… Continue reading

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