Category Archives: food

Best Ever Pierogi Dough Recipe**

Tried and tested, this recipe will never disappoint! Over the years, I’ve tried many different pierogi dough recipes, well over two dozen. But for some reason, the recipe below is the one I always come back to. It is easy … Continue reading

Posted in current events, food | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Fat Thursday (Tłusty Czwartek)

Today is Fat Thursday in Poland (Tłusty Czwartek in Polish). On this day, traditionally, people and shops make and eat pączki, Polish Donuts that are yeast dough and deep fried in fat. They are yummy. When I was young, I … Continue reading

Posted in culture, food | Leave a comment

Eating Poland: Top Polish First Courses

Do you like to eat Polish food as much as I do? I love it: eat, cooking, reading about…. All of the above. On my two trips to Poland, i was fortunate enough to have a wide variety and range … Continue reading

Posted in food | Leave a comment

6 Days and Counting down…

Yes, only six days from now and I will be back in Poland. I was reflecting on that today and realized that in my last post yesterday, I forgot a huge chunk of what I hope to experience, and that … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 Poland Trip, food, Poland Trip Prep | 1 Comment

The Oldest Restaurant in Europe?

I enjoy reading the blog Polandian. It’s an English blog about Poland and Polish things. Sometimes it’s quite tongue-in-cheek, sometimes serious, but often times light-hearted. However, you can learn a lot about Poles and Poland if you read it–but take … Continue reading

Posted in food | Leave a comment


Wigilia preparation at my home is well under way, and all is under control at this time. But what exactly is wigilia, you may ask. It is something that my family has never not celebrated, it is a tradition, not … Continue reading

Posted in culture, food, Kolędy | 1 Comment

Wigilia Preparation

I am still busy getting ready for Wigilia, which I host at my home every year. Right now the “count” is up to 11 friends and family, but there is of course room for more. The pierogi are already made, … Continue reading

Posted in food | Leave a comment

Pierogi Party

2010 marks the sixth year that I have hosted an annual Pierogi Party at my house. And in 2010, I expanded…I also helped organzie a Pierogi Party for my family back in Wisconsin. Let me explain, and there are plenty … Continue reading

Posted in food, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment