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As a native Pole I’m sharing my best Polish food recipes for those wanting to try them out at home! Polish cooking doesn’t have to be hard.

Polish Meatballs in Dill Sauce: Pulpety w Sosie Koperkowym

Pulpety in Dill Sauce or Klopsy w Sosie Koperkowym is a traditional Polish dish that can be ready in no time. Easy to make for lunch or dinner, the kids will love this creamy dish too! What Is Pulpety? Pulpety are the Polish word for meatballs. The plural of pulpet, pulpety are made of minced …

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Pierogi Leniwe Recipe: Polish Lazy Dumplings

Leniwe Dumplings or lazy pierogi as they’re often called are delicious and easy to make. Easy to combine with different flavors, these cheesy dumplings can be eaten as a sweet or savory dish! What Are Pierogi Leniwe? Pierogi Leniwe are Polish dumplings made with flour, eggs, and twarog (a type of quark cheese). You’ll often …

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Polish Wild Mushroom Soup: Zupa Grzybowa

Typically served for Christmas Eve dinner in Poland, Zupa Grzybowa is a traditional Polish wild mushroom soup that can be made with fresh or dried mushrooms. What’s Different About Zupa Grzybowa? Zupa Grzybowa is a hearty vegetarian Polish dish that was supposed to have been popularized by the people from Masovia but is eaten all …

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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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