Kitchen Poland is under the influence of Western European and Slavic cuisine, but all the dishes of the cuisine are varied and satisfying, and they are added to the minimum spices and seasonings.
National kitchen Poland
Equally important in Poland is given firstdishes, among which stands out the soup with the addition of dried fruits, giblets, vegetables, goose blood and spices ( "Chernin"). From the second course is famous for "bigos", which is prepared in different ways, but its components are the same spices, mushrooms, cabbage, smoked meat, wine. Sometimes bigos complement rice, vegetables and prunes.
Glory Polish dishes and brought the fish dishes: so you can eat a roll of walleye, baked pike, herring with sour cream sauce, soup hunting. As for the side dishes, then this is the role of pumpkin pancakes, buckwheat porridge, baked potatoes, dumplings with potatoes.
Popular Polish cuisine:
- "Zurek" (soup with smoked meat, eggs and spices in cream);
- "Hlodnik" (hash, seasoned with beet kvass);
- "Poledvichki oxen" (a dish of beef fillet with mushroom sauce);
- "Zrazh" (a dish of stew with cream sauce);
- "Rec" (goose baked with apples);
- "Makovec" (with poppy cake filling).
Where to try the national cuisine?
Are you interested in the budget dining options? Look for "milk bars" (Bar Mleczny) - you can eat at very attractive prices (opening hours on weekdays: from 07:00 until 18: 00-20: 00 and on weekends - from 09:00 to 17:00). Visiting Polish restaurants should take into account that there are served quite hearty.
In Warsaw, it is useful to visit the "Amber Room"(Here you will be offered to taste Polish dishes with a modern twist, you can come here on a business lunch on weekdays at 12: 00-15: 00 and serves not only seasonal (alacarte), but the tasting menu, which included 7 dishes) or "Barbakan" (in this restaurant serves Polish cuisine, reasonable prices and excellent service), Cracow - "Pod Aniolami" (here the guests are treated to old Polish dishes in the form of home sausages and smoked goose breast with pears and cranberries) Zakopane - "Przy Mlynie" (in the tavern you can enjoy not only the Polish dishes, but also enjoy the atmosphere of the Polish village).
Cooking classes in Poland
On the culinary courses in Krakow wishing to offervisit the master classes and receptions of jointly prepared Polish dishes (bigos, red soup, flyaki) in a pleasant atmosphere to the sounds of good music.
A visit to Poland in June should plan to hold the Malopolska Taste Festival (Krakow), the Culinary Festival (Lodz), cooking festival "Europe on a fork" (Wroclaw).