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Potato, swede and carrot pancakes

One of the most popular dishes in Poland is potato pancakes. Usually they are served with soured cream. Since I had some left over swede I decided to experiment a little and added it in to the traditional potato pancake … Continue reading

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Potato babka

Potato cake (potato babka) is a sovoury bake. It’s one of the Polish specialities that offer tasty combination of potatoes, bacon and onions. The cake can be a part of dinner served with some stew or sauerkraut salad. It can also … Continue reading

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Salad Nicoise

Only recently I have discovered Julia Child and her work. It was she who introduced French cuisine to the Americans in the 50’s and the 60’s. “The French Chef” with Julia as a host, was one of the first cooking … Continue reading

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Potato salad

A fantastic addition to a barbecue. This potato salad is light, flavoursome and very easy to make. Ispiration: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall “Veg every day”   Ingredients: 1 kg waxy salad potatoes (here “charlotte”) A handful of finely chopped fresh dill 1 … Continue reading

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Fennel soup

  This is one of my every-day standards. The fennel in this soup is very subtle and the dill compliments it. Serves: about 6 Ingredients: 1.5 l of the basic stock 4 medium potatoes, about 500 g, peeled and roughly … Continue reading

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Polish speciality – Silesian dumplings

Italians have their gnocchi and Poles have their kluski. There are several varieties of kluski in Poland. These particular ones come from the region of Silesia (southern, coal mining region) and are called slaskie. Kluski slaskie is something my Mother taught me to make. … Continue reading

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