The Polish Country Kitchen Cookbook Expanded Edition
Written by Sophie Hodorowicz Knab
This popular cookbook by beloved Polish-American author Sophie Hodorowicz Knab is now updated with a new section on Polish Feasts & Festivals! Knab combines recipes for favorite Polish foods with the history and cultural traditions that created them.
Arranged according to the cycle of the seasons, this cookbook explores life in the Polish countryside throughout the year, giving readers priceless historical information such as the type of utensils used in Poland at the turn of the century, the meaning behind the Pascal butter lamb, and many other insightful answers to common questions asked by descendants of Polish immigrants.
These delicious, traditional recipes are all adapted for the modern North American kitchen. Lovely illustrations and pearls of practical wisdom ("Household Hints") from the old Polish kitchen marvelously complement this book.
The Cookbook Includes:
• More than 100 easy-to-follow recipes
• New recipes for feast and festival fare
• Introduction to the historical Polish country kitchen
• Detailed bibliography and resource guide
• Charming illustrations by Elliott Hutten
SOPHIE HODOROWICZ KNAB is a noted lecturer and author, whose books include Polish Customs, Traditions & Folklore; Polish Herbs, Flowers & Folk Medicine; and Polish Wedding Customs & Traditions, all published by Hippocrene Books. She is a contributor for the Polish American Journal and resides in Grand Island, New York.
"Recipes have been adapted for American kitchens but retain their authentic roots, while plenty of Polish cultural insights make for inviting leisure browsing by more than just the cook."
~ The Midwest Book Review
Publishing House: Hippocrene Books, New York 2012
Softcover book measuring 6" x 9"
English Language Version
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