Regional Cuisine

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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Grandma’s Potato & Cheese Pierogi

Today there is something special for you, a great guest on my blog, let me introduce you my friend’s Grandma. She is leaving in the Eastern Poland in Włodawa, near Belarus and Ukrainian border and has made thousands of pierogi in her life:) Her favorite are Pierogi Ruskie, made with potato and cheese filling. Ladies

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Zamojskie Buckwheat Pierogi

Pierogi are Polish favorite dish. They can have a whole range of fillings: sauerkraut, meat, farmers cheese, fruits. For Christmas Eve meatless pierogi should be on your menu:) They can be served with Beets Borscht. I had Zamojskie Buckwheat Pierogi for the first time when I was in college. I went with other students for

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Onion Water from Kurpie

Last weekend we went to Mazuria district to visit my parents. It was the second year we celebrated our family’s Baked Potato Day:) After dark we lighted a campfire and we baked sausages and potatoes. My sister-in-law, Marzena told us about an onion water from Kurpie, she tried few years ago visiting her friends. It

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Kartacze – Polish Potato Dumplings

Kartacze – Polish Potato Dumplings are made of raw potatoes with small (or non) addition of cooked ones. They are regional dish in Podlasie – North- Western part of Poland. Go to Białystok to try the best Kartacze ever:) Or make them yourself:) In my family house we called them Kołduny, so the naming may

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Polish Farmer’s Potato and Sausage Casserole

Polish Farmer’s Potato and Sausage Casserole is a simple, but complete dish, with origins in Polish countryside. My Grandma was cooking this casserole for us quite often, I loved it. I still do. It’s a budget dish, the main ingredient are potatoes, which are cheap and filling. Check more Polish recipes for main dishes on:

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Polish Pork Stew with Kluski Śląskie

Yesterday I cooked 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

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Lithuanian Cold Borsch

Chłodnik Litewski Lithuanian Cold Borsch is my soup number one in Summer. When there is hot outside, you will love cold cooling soup made of beets and beet’s leaves, buttermilk and Spring greens: dill, spring onions and cucumber. If you like Cold Borsch, check my favorite Summer dish: Polish Plum Potato Dumplings – Knedle ze

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Polish Potato Babka

Polish Potato Babka – potato cake is official regional dish of Podlasie: Northeastern part of Poland. It is filling and delicious, if you want less calories- skip bacon:) I found out from my readers that Polish Potato Babka is called differently in different regions of Poland. I made notes and I’m sharing here: This is

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Peas and Cabbage Stew

Groch z kapustą Phrase “peas and cabbage” in Polish common language is defined as mixing two things which do not match. Peas and cabbage stew is not a mess, try:) Historically in Poland cabbage is one of the most popular vegetables. It is cheap, so it’s available for poor people. Is easy to store during

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