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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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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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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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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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Polish Stuffed Eggs in Shells (Alternative Deviled Eggs)

Jajka faszerowane is a well-known dishes – it’s stuffed eggs. But, it can be done in many different ways, but everyone automatically assumes it’s deviled eggs. You know, those eggs you cut in half and make a mush out of yolk, just to mix it with something and put it back in, preferably in a …

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Polish Kolaczki Cookies: Christmas Cookies Recipe

Popularly known as Polish Christmas Cookies, the Kolaczki cookies are flaky little pastries filled with fruit, cheese, nut, or poppy seed pastes. Easy to make in an hour, they’re the perfect dessert to bring to a party! Although they’re officially called Kołaczki Cookies, they’re also referred to as Cream Cheese Kolaches, Polish Kolachki, Kolachki, Kolace, …

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