To celebrate National Pierogi Day, TFN takes a look at food writer Zuza Zak’s deep dive into regional pierogi recipes from across Poland with traditional ingredients and stories that define the Polish speciality.
Entitled Honey Cakes and Latkes: Recipes from the Old World, the cookbook is not about what prisoners were forced to eat in the camp but rather an affirmation of life, before and after the camp, told through the unifying medium of food recipes.
Entitled ‘Let’s Meet at the Kitchen Table’, the vibrantly illustrated English and Polish cookbook is a collection of 16 recipes contributed by 11 migrants of various nationalities, permanently living in the city of Wrocław.
By combining mouth-watering recipes with stunning imagery and the fascinating inside stories behind local cooking, award-winning author and Warsaw academic Magdalena Tomaszewska-Bolałek is hoping her e-book ‘The Polish Table’ will act as a ‘food diplomat’ in promoting Polish cooking abroad.
Originally from southern Poland, al fresco cooking sensations ‘The Men With The Pot’ have clocked up so many hits on social media with their mouth-watering takes on traditional Polish dishes that they are now among the first recipients of TikTok’s ‘Creator Fund’.
A descendent of King Sekgoma I, Seeletso quit his job in a Botswanan bank to follow his culinary calling. Mentored by the legendary Marco Pierre White and John Williams (currently Executive Chef at The Ritz London), Joseph Seeletso is now a TV personality and a permanent feature on Warsaw’s food map. TFN’s Alex Webber caught up with him at his street food pop up at the city’s biggest summer hit, Lunapark.
EXCLUSIVE: Following his win at the National Chef of the Year UK, TFN’s Kirsty Hardial caught up with Kuba Winkowski, Head Chef at The Feathered Nest Inn in the Cotswolds, to talk about his victory, food inspirations, and smoking his own meats... Polish style.
It might sound batty to go to a stranger’s home and sit down to eat their food. But after a string of disappointing tourist-trap restaurants Marta Bradshaw and her husband Mark came up with an idea...
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