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Blood is not water, but it could be a sausage | Kaszanka, a Polish version of blood pudding

Kaszanka is a blood sausage made mainly of buckwheat or barley groats mixed with, well, pig’s blood. The exact ingredients as well as the way it is served may differ…

When consuming mushrooms is not dangerous: recipes for Fried Parasol Mushroom and Tripe with Cauliflower Mushroom

Parasol mushroom (Polish: kania czubajka) The parasol mushroom (or if you want a more scientific name – Macrolepiota procera) is a fungus with a prominent and large “hat”. It grows…

Autumn cuisine | The history of Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie and a recipe for Spicy Pumpkin Soup

This week, the aroma of baking pumpkins for pies and soups is drifting out from ovens all across the United States. Pumpkin pies are eagerly anticipated at the end of…

Need for sweet: discovering zupa mleczna, zupa owocowa, makaron z truskawkami | History and recipes

Have you ever wanted to skip dinner and go straight for dessert? Well, in Poland you can! However, rather than from the desire for sugar, it all originates from the…

Although Lithuanian, still Polish | History and recipe for the chłodnik litewski aka cold beet soup

Chłodnik litewski is the traditional and refreshing Polish cold soup, which is a delicious promise of relief during the warm days of late spring and summer. This cold beet soup…

Polish pierogi leniwe, a quick and easy midweek dinner | Definition and preparation  

It’s a work day. Tired, you are searching for something quick and easy to make for your dinner. Well, you are in the right place! These quark dumplings are filling,…

The Polish tradition of mushroom picking | A recipe for the Christmas Mushroom Soup

From gentry custom to modern relaxation technique When summer comes to its inevitable end, the Polish start foraging for mushrooms. September, October and November in Poland are filled with various…

Szczecin paprikash, a Polish canned fish spread(ing) controversy | History and recipe

Szczecin paprikash (in Polish paprykarz szczeciński) is a fish and rice spread popular especially among Polish students, workers, and travelers. Although this paste holds a special place in the hearts…

Kluski śląskie, history and recipe for easy-to-make Polish potato dumplings

If you want to find something budget-friendly and easy to make, look no further. Kluski śląskie are here to save your day. Also, they are delicious, filling, and perfect as…

Highland robber potato pancake aka placek po zbójnicku | Controversial origin and recipe

Highlander’s style – simple but tasty Life in the mountains is a tough nut to crack, thus to obtain ingredients or spices was not a simple task. Therefore, highlander’s cuisine…