If you are looking for the top Polish Thanksgiving recipes, this is the page to bookmark. Even though the Poles do not celebrate Thanksgiving in Poland, there are many Polonians who have immigrated from Poland to the United States and continue to celebrate this incredible holiday with all the trimmings. In fact, the Poles have lived in the United States for over 400 years, since 1608, as early as the Vikings!
When people think of beet soup, they usually imagine hot Borscht (Barszcz) made with red beetroots. However, this beet soup recipe is perfect for the summer since it is served cold. And, you don't just use the beets, but their leaves and stalks in the soup--giving it a powerful nutritious punch.
Due to American's growing interest in Polish cuisine, Gourmet News, a business newspaper for the gourmet industry, interviewed Tomasz Piszczek, the founder of Polska Foods, and wrote an interesting article about how and why Polish food is transforming in America and abroad, and why people want to buy pierogi with a new twist.
Did you know that Pierogi have been around since the 13th century? Today it's Poland's National Dish and 30,000 were eaten at the last festival in Kraków. Click to learn about some fun pierogi facts and pierogi history!
Try this Polish Beet Horseradish recipe as a sauce or relish with your favorite cooked meats such as baked ham or kielbasa. Gives lots of color and flavor to any meat dish. Add a side plate of pierogies for a complete Polish meal.
Today in Poland, the Poles love lentils in a variety of dishes, from pierogi to soup. Here is a Polish lentil soup recipe that tastes amazing with a good smocked ham hock, but you can leave it out and make the soup vegetarian if you chose. This soup recipe is a wonderful hearty meal that can be enjoyed for several days.