Famous Polish desserts: the Szarlotka and the Pierogi

Famous Polish desserts: the Szarlotka and the Pierogi

The Polish kitchen becomes more and more popular in recent times, but the Polish couisine has always been famous for its pastries. We would like to present two famous Polish deserts that you really have to try: the Szarlotka at the Pierogi. The Szarlotka or the Polish apple pie is an indispensable piece of the cake assortment, is the star of the pastry shops and lodges. In winter it is best with whipped cream, in summer with vanilla ice cream. The Pierogi has sweet and savory versions.... [ read more ]

Zubrowka, the famous Polish vodka

Zubrowka, the famous Polish vodka

The most emblematic drink of Poland is the Zubrowka vodka flavored with buffalograss. The buffalograss grows along the Polish-Russian border in the Bielowieza National Park and it is the favorite delicacy of the wild European bison. This is why on the vodkalabel appears this rare type of buffalo. They use 1-2 kilo of to this hand-picked, sun-dried grass to one thousand liter of the 40% alcohol fermented from rye. It offers a pleasant taste, smell and a slight greenish tint to this Polish ... [ read more ]

The Polish cuisine

The Polish cuisine

The Polish cuisine must be loved. It is characterized by simplicity, high quality ingredients and excellent taste. The stormy centuries of the country had a positive impact on Polish cuisine despite of the troubled destiny the country. Because of the constantly changing borders, rulers and allies it is one of the most diverse and inclusive kitchens in Europe. The taste of the Polish food was influenced by German, Russian, French and Hungarian cuisine.   The indispensabl... [ read more ]

Useful information for visitors of Poland

Useful information for visitors of Poland

Poland is a very unique country with many beautiful places. We gathered some useful information for visitors of Poland. The lovers of special objects will find plenty souvenir shops in Poland, with antiques, original objects made by artists and craftsmen. If you want to buy real Polish food, for example real butter, Polish meat products, home made bread, you should go to the market. This has a very old tradition in Poland and it reminds us that we can still buy almost anything here. ... [ read more ]

Lodz as the City of Culture and Fun

Lodz as the City of Culture and Fun

The city of Lodz in located in central Poland, at a distance of 135 km to the south-west from the capital city of Poland, Warsaw. The once thriving industrial city has now become the third largest city in Poland, with an area of 293 km2. We would like to present you Lodz as the city of culture and fun. It is a perfectly suitable place for shopping and the city is also the citadel of culture and art. Many museums, shopping centers, parks and other activities are waiting for us, regardless ... [ read more ]

Traditional Drinks in Poland

Traditional Drinks in Poland

If you do not know by now, the traditional Polish dessert is Gingerbread. The Polish traditional drinks are like Kompot or Compote, Oranzada or Orangeade,  Wodka (Vodka), Piwo (Beer), Nalewki (Liqueurs) and Miod pitny (Mead). Today, we are going to talk about these traditional drinks and while you will be visiting Poland, you might want to try one or a few if not all of them. The first Compotes may contain spices, like cloves and mostly made with fresh or dried fruits. For example, in Polan... [ read more ]

The Traditional Polish Soups

The Traditional Polish Soups

This part of the Eastern European flavors for soups are mostly made with vegetables. For example the first we would like to introduce is the White borscht or Beetroot borscht. Zurek is the other type but borscht is a brighter soup. Commonly found toppings on this soup is the bacon crackling, fried onion, dill, parsley leaves. It has a little sour taste usually because of the use of sauerkraut. Wheat flour or rye flour is used as the thickening ingredient. Traditionally the Polish white borsc... [ read more ]

Extraordinary Eating Places in Poland

Extraordinary Eating Places in Poland

Abrams’ Tower in Wroclaw is one of such extraordinary medieval tower. Global music awaits you and if you have a special social occasion, its first floor has about 20 seating capaicity while the second floor is another 30. One good advantage is they planned in accordance to your budget and requirements, be it live music, parties, wedding events, business dinners, trainings, seminars or even bachelor parties. Abrams’ Tower can be reserved in advanced to suit your event needs. The pub calle... [ read more ]

Polish Dumplings with Delish Stuffings

Polish Dumplings with Delish Stuffings

©AgaWala/flickr This national food of Poland is served in a variety of forms and tastes. Depending on your preferences, it can be sweet to salty or even spicy. It is not just a traditional peasant food, it has became a food that all social classes including noblemen are eating. You can find this Polish cultural dish in festivals and national events in Poland. There are people describing it similar to the Italian's Ravioli with just the difference that it is cooked in a sauce not in water. ... [ read more ]