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Sauerkraut. It’s really easy!

Sauerkraut. It’s really easy!

Although they made a great many amazing foods at home that I feel regretful I didn’t ask about, I’m not sure if my Polish relatives ever made sauerkraut at home. They definitely ate a lot of it. Kielbasa, Polish sausages, simmering in sauerkraut is a childhood scent. My Dad, arriving home late from work, sat at the table tucking in to those sausages that snapped to the bite. He said to me recently that he … Read entire article »

Filed under: Condiments, Ferments, German, Polish, Vegan, Vegetarian

Two suitcases: Polish sour beetroot soup (barszcz)

Two suitcases: Polish sour beetroot soup (barszcz)

There they are again. I’m not looking! Since I’m alone in public, I’m not going to put the hand blinders up as I walk past but I will do an extreme turn of my head so they don’t draw me in. Is this because most of my family background is Polish? Is this even normal? I mean, why do I have this fascination with beetroot? One of my favourite things is a salad I make … Read entire article »

Filed under: Polish, Vegetarian