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Krokiety Recipe: Polish Croquettes

Krokiety are golden brown Polish pancakes that are eaten with red borscht soup for Christmas. Of course, they’re perfect for other times of the year too and taste great with mushrooms, sauerkraut, onions, or meat! Krokiety is a savory Polish pancake that’s quite often made by rolling a nalesnik (closer to French crepe than American …

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Polish Zapiekanka: Polish Street Food

Zapiekanka, also known as Polish pizza is popular Polish street food. You’ll love this Polish open sandwich is topped with mushrooms, mozzarella cheese, and more! What Exactly Is Zapiekanka? Often served at street stalls in Poland, zapiekanka is a toasted open-topped or open-faced sandwich that was invented in the 1970s. It’s said that Edward Gierek, …

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Kotlety Mielone: Polish Meat Patties

Kotlety Mielone are a popular Polish meat dish of flattened meat patties that are breaded and fried. Easy to make, they’re almost a staple part of the Polish diet! What is Kotlety Mielone? Kotlety Mielone are pan-fried Polish frikadeller meatballs made of ground meat. Their origins are unknown, but they’re popular in a number of …

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Kapusta z Grzybami: Sauerkraut with Mushrooms Recipe

Often eaten at the Christmas Eve dinner, this Polish sauerkraut and mushrooms dish is fairly easy to make. Known as kapusta or kapusta z grzybami, it’s also used as a filling for pierogi or krokiety. What Is Kapusta? Kapusta is a traditional Polish dish made by frying sauerkraut with mushrooms and onions. Traditionally, the mushrooms …

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Traditional Polish Kapusniak Soup Recipe

Kapusniak is a wholesome and filling Polish soup made from sauerkraut or fermented cabbage, carrots, and potatoes. Eaten meatless during the season of Lent, the soup can include smoked bacon, pork ribs, and kielbasa at other times. It’s All About The Cabbage! Cabbage as a species has been grown in Europe since 1000 BC, but …

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Classic Red Borscht Recipe: Barszcz Ukrainski

Called the classic Red Borscht or Barszcz Ukrainski, this Polish version of Ukrainian borscht soup is made with cannellini beans and is thick in texture. Milder in taste than the clear red borscht, it’s hearty and filling. What is Barszcz Ukrainski? Being close to Ukraine’s border has added a few Ukrainian dishes to the Polish …

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Mexican Shrimp Tacos – Tacos de Camarones

Tacos de Camarones or Mexican Shrimp Tacos are so easy to make. Garlic flavors the shrimp before it’s mixed with creamy chipotle sauce, layered on a taco, and topped with salsa fresca, queso, sliced avocados, and lime! Bite into the tacos de camarones and it’s the garlic that hits you first! After the garlic, you’ll …

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Mexican Style Shrimp Ceviche

Fresh lime and shrimp mix with veggies to form the best Mexican shrimp ceviche! Raw food never tasted this good! Raw fish or shrimp cured in lime or lemon juice and seasoned with spicy peppers is a popular Latin American appetizer. Also called seviche, sebiche, cebiche, serbiche, or cerbiche, the first documented mention of ceviche …

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Kopytka Recipe – Traditional Polish Potato Dumplings

These diamond-shaped Polish dumplings or “little hooves” made of mashed potatoes are the perfect replacement for rice, pasta, or bread. They go perfectly with some meaty dishes or even with some tasty golabki. Kopytka, literally “little hooves”, are one of the most traditional Polish dumplings – in a way they’re similar to Italian gnocchi, some …

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Traditional Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

A quintessentially British dish, Shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb and seasonal veggies topped with creamy mashed potatoes. Flavorful and easy to bake at home! Did you know that what’s called Shepherd’s pie in America, is actually called a cottage pie in the UK and Ireland? This casserole-style dish of ground beef covered with …

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