Category: from poland with love

Stories, recipes and photos from Poland.

In Poland, autumn is for mushrooms.

If you find yourself at the table with a family of mushroom pickers in Poland, with a bowl of wild mushroom pierogi in front of you, don’t freak out if you hear the “hope we’re not eating for the last time in our lives” joke. Mushroom picking is a national hobby here, after all!

138 Pierogi with Wild Bilberries

Not a fan of sweet lunches? These pierogi with wild bilberries might be able to change it!

Obwarzanek in the Arctic.

Who would have thought that this humble bake from Krakow will have such an international career? A story about food at Polish Polar Station Hornsund.

Potato stamps to the rescue.

Potato stamping was by far my favourite activity in preschool, I always loved the ingenuity of the idea - how something pretty can be brought to existence from almost nothing.

133 Polish Poppy Seed Cake

I present you all strucla makowa, probably the most beloved (if not always realised) cake in Poland, which - if made well - will steal your heart immediately. 

A study in frost.

When you wake up and the world is too beautiful to stay in bed, go for a walk!

131 Tomato and Pasta Soup

Chunky, fresh, and very satisfying. This tomato soup with pasta is as comforting as summer gets.

Sunflower’s Wonders

Who doesn't love sunflower? It looks like sun, tastes like summer, and it has a pretty incredible history, too.

130 Jagodzianki, Polish Bilberry Buns

Love berries? You'll love jagodzianki, too! Plus, the smell of these freshly baked bilberry buns is divine.