Most of the farmers in Poland would say that Pigweed is just a weed, quite hard to get rid off, and you actually hate it if you plant vegetables. But on the other side, you can have it free, use in the kitchen and have healthy soup.Continue reading “Pigweed soup – Zupa z młodej komosy”
Young cabbage is sweet and delicate, it is cooking fast. It is not likely to give a stomach problems as may an old cabbage, stewed for hours. In case of young cabbage soup I minimize the seasoning, to keep the taste natural.
For broth I used pork bones, which are really cheap. You can also buy pork chop with bone, use pork chop for Breaded pork cutlets and use bones for the soup. I remember my Grandma was using bones for soups, the reason were savings and her approach- not to throw away any food and have respect for food.
Traditionally ‘Zasmażka’ can be added to the soup to make it thicker and reach.Continue reading “Young Cabbage Soup cooked on Pork Bones”
In June vegetables are still fresh and young. I use the last days before Summer to prepare Botwinka- traditional Polish soup made of young beets and beet leaves.Continue reading “Botwinka – Young beet leaves soup”
One of my top 3 best soups from childhood:) Sour and sweet, made of sorrel collected last summer and preserve in the jar for the rest of the season.Continue reading “Sorrel soup/ Zupa szczawiowa”
This is not a popular soup in Poland nowadays, but this is a soup my grandma was cooking years ago. Her roots were in Eastern Poland, she was born on the area, which after a II Worlds War has become a Belarus territory.
The taste is sweet and sour, one of my favorites.Continue reading “Sweet Sauerkraut soup/ Byczki”
If you are preparing chicken stock, you can quite easily make some more for future use. I usually buy more fat meat and prepare 3 portion of stock, one to be used at once and two, which I preserve in jars. Then during a week I open the jar, add whatever is needed to my chosen soup and then – preparing soup takes much less time.Continue reading “Chicken stock”
One of my favorite soups from childhood. Made from baked beets with caramelized onion, naturally sweat – this is what comfort food means to me:)Continue reading “Baked beetroot cream soup”
What about a rich broth for Sunday dinner? This is the most popular choice in polish families:)
We buy chicken wings and vegetables on the local market. My husband is a broth specialist, my children say he cooks the best broth ever:)Continue reading “Polish broth/chicken soup”