Traditional Polish Wild Mushroom My dad and I would go into the woods searching for wild mushrooms for my Babci to make this soup. I don't know how he knew not to pick the poisonious ones, but we never got sick More
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Szarlotka, otherwise known as Polish Apple Cake, is a dessert my paternal grandmother (babcia) used to make. Not only did my babcia make a delicious szarlotka, she was an amazing lady who was a big part of the Polish resistance against the Germans in WWII. Unfortunately she passed away many years ago and I never had a chance to get her recipe. Over time I’ve made several szarlotkas, experimenting to make one similar to what she made. I think babcia would be very proud of this one!
Polish Beet Soup // Sometimes called clear borscht, this rendition of the traditional Polish soup is surprisingly light and brothy. You can add a garnish of sour cream or yogurt if you like; some classic versions even include pierogi-like dumplings.