Category: from poland with love

103 a few stories about Palm Sunday, memory and nostalgia

A story on how palms for Palm Sunday are traditionally made in Poland. Enjoy the colours!

52 Kapuśniaczki (Polish cabbage pastry)

One of my favourite savoury pastries, traditionally prepared for Christmas Eve. There are as many recipes as households. My Mum's are very delicate in flavour, not too salty. They taste of Christmas 😉 INGREDIENTS for the dough (makes about 50 rolls) 50g fresh yeast 200ml sour cream 1/2 tsp sugar 1kg flour 200g margarine 2 ...

39 Mum’s best croissants (rogaliki wodne)

My mum's recipe for 'floating' croissants. A lot of work, but worth the effort!

30 Home made pasta (makaron)

As promised, I'm posting a recipe for a home made pasta (makaraon). You can eat it together with rosol, perfect match! ^^ Prepare yourself for some hard work, kneading a pasta dough ain't easy 😉 INGREDIENTS 1/2kg good quality wheat flour 3 eggs 1/2 tsp salt HOW TO MAKE? 1. Sieve the flour onto the ...

29 Polish chicken soup (Rosół)

Some may say that it's nothing special. easy to make. not really sophisticated. nothing more wrong! to make a proper rosol you need experience and/or skill. Traditionally, rosol is eaten in Poland on a Sunday, we serve it as a plain chicken stock with some egg noodles (makaron). if there is any dish I could ...

24 Polish chocolate cheesecake ‘Izaura’

Izaura is the cake my Mum used to make the most often, I think. I have always thought it was super easy to make until I tried doing it myself. I was surprised that it requires quite a bit of work. but it's totally worth it though. My Mum's chocolate cheesecake, try it yourself 😉 ...

19 Polish Cake ‘The Prince’ (Królewicz)

When I think Polska, I think cakes. Since I can remember, I see my Mum baking stunning cakes for every occasion or even for no occasion. Multiple-layer cakes, cookies, sponges, every day casual cakes; amazing variety. Krolewicz, which literally translates as "the prince" is one of my favourite cakes. I've never dared to try baking ...

16 Sweet apple&cinnamon dumplings (pierogi z jabłkiem)

taste of my childhood: sweet dumplings with various fillings; fruits, sweet cottage cheese, oh my God, every single kid in Poland loves them! ^^ the thing is that you can make many kinds of fillings and use just one dough, cause the dough for all the pierogi is the same! so if you have kids ...

12½ Polish Easter eggs (pisanki)

Have you ever tried natural dye for your Easter eggs? Try this Polish method, to give your eggs a deep maroon hue.