Polish Christmas Cookbook

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland in English


Polish bread is a flagship product of our cuisine. Abroad it is praised for its diversity and unique taste, in Poland it has a special place not only on the table but also in our culture. Among its enthusiasts are artists and politicians, such as Mick Jagger or Henry Kissinger. What is so special about Polish bread?


Summer encourages us to spend every free moment in the bosom of nature. Regardless of whether you are on the Baltic coast, in Mazury, in the Bieszczady Mountains or in any other part of the world, you can organise a picnic in true Polish style. Below we have selected recipes for Polish dishes that you can prepare and take with you anywhere you go. They come from the book which is a real invitation to a journey through the Polish culinary paths… The link to the book you will find below.


Until recently no one has heard of Polish wine. It is a success that we produce wine and that it is getting better – told PAP enologist from the Jagiellonian University Adam Kiszka.


Due to the strict observance of fasting and a huge number of fasting days in the year, fasting dishes played a great role in the old Polish cuisine.


“From Poland with taste” is the slogan used by the Polish Embassy in Italy to promote Polish cuisine and present its classic recipes. “We want to whet Italians’ appetite for Polish cooking,” stress the diplomats.