Bogdan Gałązka is the executive chef of the Gothic Café & Restaurant inside Malbork Castle, the largest brick castle in the world near Gdansk, Poland, and the Baltic Sea. You might enjoy hearing chef Bogdan talk about shrimp in medieval Poland here. Three recipes featured in this newsletter are from his latest book, "The Taste of Gothic" (AWRT, 2015). The book is written in both Polish and English using metric measurements. All international orders should be made directly through Piotr Wierzbowski at wierzbex@gmail.com. Bookmark these recipes for later if it's too hot to cook. Have a great weekend!

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Bogdan Gałązka is the executive chef of the Gothic Café & Restaurant inside Malbork Castle, the largest brick castle in the world near Gdansk, Poland, and the Baltic Sea. You might enjoy hearing chef Bogdan talk about shrimp in medieval Poland here. Three recipes featured in this newsletter are from his latest book, "The Taste of Gothic" (AWRT, 2015). The book is written in both Polish and English using metric measurements. All international orders should be made directly through Piotr Wierzbowski at wierzbex@gmail.com. Bookmark these recipes for later if it's too hot to cook. Have a great weekend!

Barbara Rolek
Eastern European Food Expert
Polish Crayfish in Butter
Polish Crayfish in Butter Recipe - Raki w Maśle  
Crayfish, also known as crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, or mudbugs in the States, are freshwater crustaceans that teem in the lakes and rivers of Poland and elsewhere in Eastern Europe. This easy recipe comes together in 30 minutes or less,
 
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Polish Spelt Soup
Polish Spelt Soup Recipe - Zupa Z Orkiszu  
Despite everyone thinking they've "discovered" spelt, it's actually an ancient grain that is quite common in Poland and elsewhere in Europe. This easy recipe combines the goodness of spelt with bacon, zucchini, tomatoes and chicken stock.

 

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Polish Pate
Polish Pork-and-Beef Pate Recipe - Pasztet  
Most people associate the word pâté with liver but the word just means "pie" in French and refers to any elegant dish of well-seasoned ground meat, poultry or seafood mixed with seasonings and some type of fat that is baked in a pâté mold or terrine, or sometimes in a crust (en croûte). This recipe calls for pork and beef but no liver.

 

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Chef Bogdan Galazka's Meringue Torte
Polish Meringue Torte with Berries Recipe  

This recipe is from chef Bogdan Gałązka's "The Cuisine of the Kings of Poland in Malbork Castle" (Multico, 2010). Meringue is a common feature in Polish desserts but, in this case, it becomes the cake itself and not just a topping, as is common in the States.

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Romanian Mititei Sausages
Romanian Sausages Called "The Wee Ones" - Mititei  
The story has it a popular mid-19th-century Romanian inn, famous for its sausages, was out of a customer favorite. To save time, the chef formed the unstuffed meat mixture into sausage-shaped cylinders and grilled them over charcoal.Voila! The "Wee Ones" were born.

 

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Sweet Cheese Palachinke
Delicious Croatian-Serbian Sweet Cheese Palacinke  
Palacinke are Croatian and Serbian crepe-like pancakes filled and rolled with sweet or savory fillings like blintzes.

 

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Spinach Torte
Savory Polish Spinach Cake Made with Crepes  
This Polish recipe for savory spinach torte or tort szpinakowy is made with layers of crepes (naleśniki) filled with spinach and cheese.

 

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Eastern Europeans Are Wild About Frozen Desserts  
July is National Ice Cream Month in the States, but Eastern Europeans indulge their love of ice cream year-round. Try these recipes.

 

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