When visiting Poland, you must try the typical Polish dishes.
We made a selection of dishes you must try!
A famous Polish saying is: “You haven’t been to Poland, if you haven’t eaten Pierogi”.
Pierogi is made from dough and has a filling.
There are many fillings:
■ With meat
■ With cabbage mixed with mushrooms.
■ With cheese, potatoes and union.
■ With sweet chees
■ With fruit
Then the pierogi will be boiled or fried before served.
2. Zurek soup
Zurek is a soup made of soured rye flour, sausage, bacon or ham and is served in a bowl, poured over mashed potatoes. In some regions in Poland it is also served with an boiled egg. Zurek is traditionally eaten at Easter, but is also popular during other parts of the year and is served at many restaurants.
3. Krakowska sausage
The most famous Polish sausage is probably the Krakowska, the sausage from Krakow. According to Polish recipe, it is 80% pork meat, 10% bacon and 10% beef and the herbs that are used are pepper, fresh garlic and cumin. The sausages are being smoked in hot air until it is gold brown and after that is will be braised or cooked. It is eaten as an appetizer as well as a main dish.
Barszcz, also known as Borscht, is an soup made of beetroot. It is mostly served with beans or “Uszka” (tortellini filled with meat or mushrooms). It is a soup which can be eaten as well as cold as warm. The warm variant is the most popular. It contains vegetables and potatoes. With the cold variant of the soup there can be sour cream, soured milk or yoghurt added.
5. Kotolet Schabowy
The kotolet schabowy is the Polish variant of pork breaded cutlet coated with breadcrumbs, which is similar to Viennese schnitzel. But the Polish variant is made of pork tenderloin (with bone or without) or pork chop. This lovely dish is served with vegetables and potatoes.