Foods of Poland

Oh, the lovely cuisine of Poland!  We traveled to Poland in 2014 and 2016 and enjoyed the restaurants in Krakow, Warsaw and the rural villages of  Niwiska, Lutcza and Zawoja.

Please enjoy the photos!

Zurek: in a bread bowl in Warsaw and the more traditional version

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Hungarian Goulash


Blinke Bakery in Warsaw- Charles DeGaulle went her for his jelly doughnuts (packzie)

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Packzie from Blinke Bakery


Beef Barley Mushroom Soup (my version is at the end of this page)




Four different types of Polish Coleslaw

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Breaded Chicken Fillet                                    A version of a chicken croquestt

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Cabbage?                                                                         Sweet Beets

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Tomato Basil soup                                               Breaded Chicken with potatoes

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Pear Compote                                               Chicken Noodle Soup

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Coconut Cake Roll                                    Blueberry Pierogi

Mushroom Barley soup

1 cup pearl barley
1 onion
4 ounces mushrooms, sliced (optional)
1 stalk celery, chopped
Giblets from 1 chicken or turkey, diced (optional)
1 quarts meat stock
1/8 cup butter or margarine, cut in pieces
2 carrots, diced
2 parsley roots, diced
1 leek
2 cloves of garlic
3-4 potatoes, diced
2 tsp. fresh  parsley flakes
salt and pepper to taste
Vegeta to taste


Mix barley with 1 cup of the meat stock in large saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer until all stock is absorbed.
Add butter piece by piece, stirring.
Boil vegetables and, if desired, giblets in the remaining stock until crisp-tender. Then add barley, parsley, salt, and pepper. Cook until barley is tender.
Garnish each serving with dill.