Kaszanka – Polish black pudding fried with onion

Polish Kaszanka is a sausage made of pig’s blood and groats (buckwheat or barley). Sometimes pig’s liver is added, depending on the region. It’s traditional polish food. Originally it was a dish prepared after pigsticking, to use all the parts of the pig. It has quite high levels of fat and cholesterol, but at the same time it supplements iron and zinc. Use it cautiously and enjoy Kaszanka:)

Kaszanka can be served cold, grilled or fried on the pan.

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Polish pork stew with Kluski Śląskie

Silesian Potato dumplings are on the official list of traditional food of Silesian voivodeship. They are easy to prepare and delicious. A pork stew with sauce will make the serving complete, as the sauce is gathering in a dumpling’s hollows and stores the taste:)

Upper Silesia is located at the South of Poland and usually is associated with coal mining. There are many industrial cities, that eventually grew up into a big metropolis. Silesian dialect is hard to understand by other Polish people, that there are debates to recognize it as a different language.
l invite you to try Silesian cuisine.

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Lithuanian Cold Borsch – Chłodnik litewski

During hot summer you may like cold cooling soup made of beets and beet’s leaves, buttermilk and spring greens: dill, spring onions and cucumber.

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Polish ‘Greek fish’ – Ryba po grecku

Nobody knows why fried fish with steam veggies is in Poland called Greek fish:) It is just a common name, used from decades by our grandmothers and mothers.

Greeks, please do not get offended:)

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Polish Potato pie – Babka Ziemniaczana

Potato pie is official regional dish of Podlasie: Norther- Easter part of Poland. It is filling and delicious, if you want less calories- avoid bacon:)

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Polish vegetable salad

I remember from my childhood that vegetable salad was a must for each Easter, Christmas, birthday and -very popular those times in Poland -name day. In the 80-ties mayonnaise was hard to get in stores, so we used to prepare it at home.

I still can’t imagine Easter with a family without vegetable salad.

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Beef cutlets with buckwheat and pickled cucumber

Let me introduce you another standard set in Poland for dinner. Beef cutlets simmer in sauce, served with buckwheat and pickled cucumber.

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