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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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Italian Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Not just magical, mushrooms stuffed with cheese, bacon, and mashed potatoes are the perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer for your dinner parties. Garnished with pepper, garlic, and fresh herbs, there won’t be one left behind! The day you need a quick side dish or an impressive appetizer that you can prepare just like that, think mushrooms! Not …

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Polish Vegetable Salad: Jarzynowa Recipe

The vegetable salad is a flagship dish of Polish cuisine and everyone has their own proven way of preparing it. This mouth-watering version of the Russian Salad or Polish potato salad called Jarzynowa Salad is Pyszne! That means Yum! Who Invented the Vegetable Salad? Lucien Olivier, a Russian chef of Belgian origin, made this salad …

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Paczki: Polish Donuts Recipe

These Polish yeast-based doughnuts are made to celebrate Fat Thursday before Lent begins, along with faworki. Filled with sweet cream or jam and rolled in powdered sugar, paczki a treat for everyone! Unlike American donuts that are based on Dutch oliebolen Polish paczki don’t have any “donut holes”. They’re big, round and filled with something. …

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Golabki: Polish Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe

For Poles, Golabki needs no introduction. It’s always on Polish tables (especially at Christmas) regardless of which part of the country you’re coming from, and the recipe is always pretty much the same even if they’re being called golumpki quite often. It turns out that in the US Polish cabbage rolls are dominated by the …

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Chocolate Espresso Babka Recipe

Made with a rich brioche-like dough, the Chocolate Babka is a traditional Polish bread or cake, often made for Easter. The sweet-braided bread filled with melted chocolate and topped with sugar syrup is irresistible! Short History of Babka Babkas appeared all over Europe at the end of the XVIIth century. In Poland the king Stanisław …

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Pane di Pasqua (Italian Easter Bread)

This yeast-leavened Italian Easter Bread with colorful eggs is the perfect addition to the Easter table. Make this bright and beautiful brioche-like bread at home! Pane di Pasqua literally translates to Easter Bread. This soft braided loaf is representative of the season and a holiday staple across Italy. The origins are unclear, but almost every …

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How to Make Faworki: Polish Angel Wings

Faworki are traditionally eaten for Fat Thursday, along with paczki. It’s the last day of feasting before the Lent begins. Their shape resembles a folded bow or ribbon and hence the Polish name, borrowed from the French faveur – a narrow silk ribbon. Initially, faworki were actually made of donut dough, which made them heavy …

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Polish Papal Cream Cake

Made famous by Pope John Paul II, the creamy custard cream in flaky puff pastry generously sprinkled with powdered sugar is a traditional Polish delight! The cake has two names in Poland – kremowka & napoleonka, which are used interchangeably depending on the region. However, Polish version of this ‘napoleon cake’ is slightly different than …

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