Polish Food Facts
Poles love their potatoes and you can be sure to find potatoes in almost every meal that you eat. They are considered to be one of the most hardworking people in all of Europe and they leave no plate unturned when it comes to their cuisine.
Poland is an affordable European destination and if you’re looking to try out your first European tour, then Poland should be on the top of your lists.
It is considered the best comfort food, especially if you’ve got a serious case of a hangover.
The food is offered in big portions and has lots of extra sour cream and butter. The dishes have a balance between meat, vegetables, and mushrooms. Poles have mastered the art of mismatch ingredients (think herring or cream). The ingredients are typically a friend or stewed and packed with delicious flavor.
Mastered the Art of Pickling
Poles have truly mastered the art of pickling. They believe that the right amount of pickles will solve all your problems, whether it’s a hangover or even sickness. They are a superstitious lot and with good reason. Wait till you try Polish Pickles, you will never try any other.
The recipe is quite simple, cucumbers are added to warm water and salt, garlic, and horseradish are all combined and left for a few weeks to make dill pickles. Whereas, the sauerkraut is made from water, salt, and cabbage. There are many ways to make Polish dishes.
The Polish Tatar is made up of every ingredient that is required to make you a burger, except that the ingredients are served raw. When you order the tartar, you will receive a little raw ground beef which will have an egg cracked on it. Along with it, there will usually be pickles and raw dill. You should be able to find it in all restaurants throughout Poland.
Mouthwatering Polish desserts
Poles adore their cakes and pies, which is why you will get to find a huge variety of multi-coating cakes as well as baked goods wherever you may go. Although fried desserts are considered to be the essence of Polish cuisine, there are many types of desserts to choose from.
Pączki (Polish Doughnuts)
The Polish doughnuts are referred to as pączki and are usually glazed with icing sugar and added with different jams. The most popular ones are either made of plums or rose petals. They are delicious and should not be missed!
Racuchy (Polish Pancake)
It is another delicious Polish desert and is called racuchy. The Polish pancakes are basically puffy thick pancakes which have a slice or little pieces of apple inside.
Poland is a Foodies’ Paradise
Wherever one may go to Poland, there are beautiful delicacies to keep them company. If you’re not sure what to try, then just ask a Pole and they will be happy to help.