Regional Cuisine

Łężnie Potato Cutlets

Łężnie – Bieszczadzkie kotlety ziemniaczane z kapustą kiszoną Łężnie Potato Cutlets with sauerkraut have their origins in old Lemko cuisine, which was prevalent in the Bieszczady area of Poland before World War II. Although they were displaced during the war, remnants of their culinary heritage can still be found in the region, including dishes like

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Zero waste Pyzy with meat

Zero Waste Pyzy with Meat

Pyzy z mięsem Our grandmothers were true pioneers when it came to running a household. They exemplified the art of zero waste cooking, demonstrating an unparalleled ability to create delicious meals from seemingly nothing. Their culinary skills went beyond taste; they were budget-conscious, resourceful, and incredibly efficient in the kitchen. Wasting food was simply not

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Małdrzyki – White Cheese Pancakes

Małdrzyki – White Cheese Pancakes are a delicious idea for Polish supper, Sunday breakfast or just a sweet snack. It’s a sweet dish, however healthy, as its main ingredient is Twaróg, often in Poland referred to as white cheese. They originate in Małopolska, they are sometimes called: Małdrzyki Krakowskie. On the other hand this kind

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Chłodnik – Cold Soup

This Chłodnik – cold soup – my Grandma was making us quite often, we loved to eat it accompanied by boiled potatoes sprinkled with sauteed onions and/or fried bacon. I remember that we used to have only one shared plate of potatoes (with onions, bacon and dill) for the whole family and we would scooped

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Jellied Pigs Feet

Galareta, Zimne Nogi, Zimne Nóżki, Studzienina, Nóżki w Galarecie, Galert All of the names above have the same meaning, they describe one Polish dish – Jellied Pigs Feet. In my family house we called it Galareta as it actually is and looks like a meat and veggies jelly. You don’t add extra gelatin as bones

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Polish Ukrainian Barszcz

Barszcz Ukraiński This is my mom’s version of Barszcz Ukraiński. Polish Ukrainian Barszcz is probably more Polish than Ukrainian, this is just a soup that we call Barszcz Ukraiński. Compared to typical Polish barszcz there is more vegetables and for me, the main difference is that we add white beans and cabbage to Polish Ukrainian

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Potato Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Kresowe gołąbki ziemniaczane There is quite a lot of work with Potato Stuffed Cabbage Rolls preparation, but the taste is so good, that you need to check it out. The recipe comes from the eastern borderlands, I found information that they were cooked in Lviv, which is a territory of today’s Ukraine.

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Potato Copa Śląska

I found Potato Copa Śląska recipe looking for plum cooking ideas. It so reminded me of Plum Knedle – the same ingredients, the same deliciousness. Making Copa is for me actually a lazy way to have the same great flavor, without time consuming knedle preparation. Silesian cuisine is still a greenfield for me, but all

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