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Sorrel Soup (zupa szczawiowa) by Jaga

Polish-American Sorrel Soup (zupa szczawiowa) by Jaga

sorrel soupI tried this new recipe and it is really good!

Ingredients for the soup:

  • 15- 20 sorrel leaves (middle size, if you use also small leaves, use more, the old leaves may not be good if they are folded, they may be grainy &bitter)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1-2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup (10.5 oz)
  • 1/3 c milk

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Cranberry-Lemon Kisiel - Recipe for Thanksgiving Dinner

Kisiel is a popular dessert in Poland and other countries of Eastern Europe. It consists of thickened fruit juice sweetened with sugar. It is thickened usually by starch.

In Poland one can buy powdered kisiel in the small bag. You only need to add a water and cook it before serving. But it is possible to prepare it since scratch quite easily. This can be a delicious addition to the Thanksgiving dinner. It can be served cold or warm.

Below is the example of the Cranberry-Lemon kisiel, but one can replace cranberry with any other soft fruit. Cranberry in Poland is known under the name "zurawina".

Read more: Cranberry-Lemon Kisiel - Recipe for Thanksgiving Dinner


Potato Pancakes: A Czech Recipe

Potatoes pancakes are a favorite dish in Polish cuisine for many years, especially for a cold season. This dish is easy to prepare and the ingredients are cheap, therefore the pancakes were served in peasant homes but also in royal palaces.

Read more: Potato Pancakes: A Czech Recipe


Polish Pancakes with Cheese

I love Polish pancakes. They are easy to prepare and are delicious to eat, especially during cold seasons. Since Polish pancakes (nalesniki) are sweet, they are recommended usually for breakfast, but they can be served in any time during the day just as a simple hot dish.

Read more: Polish Pancakes with Cheese


Mizeria - Cucumber Salad

I have always wondered why this salad bears such a suggestive name in Polish. This salad is very popular. I can assure you that it will not make you miserable.

Read more: Mizeria - Cucumber Salad


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