Best of Polish Cooking
You will find Polish recipes for entertaining and special occasions inside the Best of Polish Cooking. Each chapter includes a menu featuring the recipes in the chapter.
Format: Softcover, 205 pages.
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Author: Karen West
Description: Here is a delightful compilation of traditional Polish fare in easy-to-use menu format. The author has placed complementary and harmonious foods together and arranged them to follow the seasonal cycle.
- Spring offers delectable recipes for the beautiful foods which abound: Braised Spring Lamb with Cabbage, Baby Carrots Polonaise, Almond Baba, Wild Strawberries with Whipped Sour Cream.
- Summer's menus are cool and light, using fresh fruits and vegetables: Frosty Artichoke Salad, Individual Oyster Souffles, Fresh Peas with Dill Butter, Chilled Blueberry Soup.
- Autumn's recipes bring warmth and harvest's bounty to your kitchen and table: Polish Sausage Simmered in Wine, Apple Raisin Cake, Hunter's Stew, Rye Bread with Sweet Butter.
- Winter is full of hearty fare, brimming with holiday flavor: Christmas Almond Soup, Smoked Salmon Omelets, Christmas Eve Bread.
Sprinkled through these seasonal delights are plenty of recipes for barshch, mazureks, sausages, babas, potato pancakes -- all the foods for which the Polish are justly famous, including a traditional Easter menu.
There are 29 menus, each complete with all recipes included. Most can be prepared in advance -- perfect for entertaining enjoyment. So, whether you are Polish or simply adventuresome, invite your guests, pick your menu, steep your vodka and enjoy! Smacznego!
Condition: Good condition.