Krokiety – Polish crepes stuffed with mushrooms and onion

Krokiety (singular – krokiet) are traditional Polish Christmas Eve dish. Since that day we (Poles) do not eat meat the crepes or nalesniki (singular – nalesnik) are filled with mushrooms and fried onion and served with red borsch made from beets. Ingredients: For traditional filling: 1 lb mushrooms finely sliced 2 medium onions finely diced 2 Tbsp bread … Read more Krokiety – Polish crepes stuffed with mushrooms and onion

Vegetable salad

  INGREDIENTS: 3 medium to large potatoes, boiled, peeled and diced 6 large carrots, boiled, peeled and diced 2 large kosher dill pickles, diced 8 hard boiled eggs, peeled and diced 1 can (15oz) sweet peas, well drained 1 1/2 cup mayonnaise salt and pepper to taste some parsley or green onions to decorate if you like, you can add 1/2 finely chopped onion to make the taste … Read more Vegetable salad

Color makes a space a happy place : )

I LOVE COLOR.  The brighter the better… ok, I admit that any hue is eye candy to me (even pastels) — but on the whole I like to make a statement with bright, beautiful, bold COLOR.  Especially in my home…which is another reason why I love Polish pottery. I’ve been in a lot of spaces … Read more Color makes a space a happy place : )

Stuck-on Foods: You Don’t Stand a Chance on my Polish Pottery!

If you’re like me, you love experimenting with food & creating dishes, but dread the cleanup… that’s why cooking with Polish pottery is such a dream — not only is it beautiful and colorful, but it can take a beating and still clean up like brand new!  Because of it’s special glazing process, sticky food … Read more Stuck-on Foods: You Don’t Stand a Chance on my Polish Pottery!

Polish Pottery Making – a Tradition passed down through the ages

The Boleslawiec region has a long history of pottery making which dates back to the Middle Ages, due to the presence of rich clay deposits in the area.  From this clay, which is naturally high in feldspar & silicon, artisans have long been able to make pottery with a hard, sintered surface that is acid … Read more Polish Pottery Making – a Tradition passed down through the ages