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April Valentine 4 | 14  
22 Jun 2009 /  #1
I am not Polish so i am not familiar with Polish products, but my boyfriend is Polish and he recently bought a jar of Polish strawberry jam which brand is called £owicz. OMGOSH, i have NEVER tasted such a real tasting mouth watering juicy jam before. Its actually got real strawberries inside not like all the artificial fake jam paste you get in most.

I know i might seem like im exaggerating, but im not. Unfortunately the jam finished and i would have it with my oats for breakfast(recommended), but since itd finished, i havent touched the oats since, i refuse to eat oats without £owicz Jam with it, luckily i was in Tescos today and i found it in the Polish food section, yay! Also wondering if anyone feels the same?


Seanus 15 | 19,706  
22 Jun 2009 /  #2
This is a top quality jam for sure. One of the best I have tasted, almost as good as my grannies home-made stuff and that's saying something :)

Well worth the money!
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
22 Jun 2009 /  #3
Really, I find a lot of English jams far superior to any Polish jams Ive tried, admittedly I only tried the little multi packs you get in the small supermarkets over there (I was bitterly disappointed! - it was rank!), I'll stick with Tescos finest...
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
22 Jun 2009 /  #4
Tesco do really well too. Good value jam.
bunia 1 | 134  
22 Jun 2009 /  #5
Friend of mine had some polish doughnuts and she was surprised how good the jam was :) She was well impressed that it was not that liquidy, runny stuff but proper nice jam.

Then i bought her jar of Lowicz jam - well she hasn't bought anything else since :)
frd 7 | 1,399  
22 Jun 2009 /  #6
You should try "Vortumnus" jam, I dunno if it's of Polish origin, it's in Silesian supermarkets, it's really good.. my personal favourite :) I was always eating Lowicz jams before. Especially the strawberry flavour..yummie
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
22 Jun 2009 /  #7
Tesco do really well too. Good value jam.

Wash your mouth out with soap and water my good man!!!!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
22 Jun 2009 /  #8
Vortumnus jam? I live in Silesia and I've never seen it. Probably in Lower Silesia rather than here in Upper Silesia.

With soap and water? Why? I haven't gone down on anyone today :)
OP April Valentine 4 | 14  
22 Jun 2009 /  #9
polish doughnuts

i think i have to try that, do they sell them in England, ill ask my BF

I'll stick with Tescos finest...

each to their own i guess, but Tesco finest is just another brand name with another wrapper decieving you.
bunia 1 | 134  
22 Jun 2009 /  #10
i think i have to try that, do they sell them in England, ill ask my BF

Depends where you live but most polish shops now have our doughnuts. Make sure you get them fresh! (2-3 days old are not as good :( ) Also wouldn't recommend "rose" filling first time - it takes time to get used to it:)
22 Jun 2009 /  #11
Polish cakes and jams are nice, but nothing beats Czech sýrové a povidlové koláèky :)

like these:

like these
frd 7 | 1,399  
23 Jun 2009 /  #12
Probably in Lower Silesia

Well.. it's laying on shelfs in shops in my hometown Zabrze, being more precise "Kaufland", that's why I'm not sure if it's a Polish jam.. but I reckon it should be sold in more markets across Silesia then just in here...
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
23 Jun 2009 /  #13
Aha, there is only one Kaufland there, right? I know where it is. I may do a shop there in the near future as I've heard they do a mean pizza. Us Scots like mean ;) ;)

No jam on the pizza please, not even ketchup.
frd 7 | 1,399  
23 Jun 2009 /  #14

Kaufland and pizza? I'd say that's a rare pair.. they only have frozen pizzas and available in any other shop.. I'll take any "da grasso" or "telepizza" over any deep-frozen one , are we talking about the same kaufland, the supermarket?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
23 Jun 2009 /  #15
Yeah, the one like Plus and Lidl. Some of the local pizza makers are pretty good.

£owicz have a lot of experience making different things, not only jam. Their kociołek is pretty good. They have a fairly large selection of jam. They also have low sodium stuff for people who like that kind of thing.
gumishu 11 | 5,740  
23 Jun 2009 /  #16
Vortumnus jam?

Vortumnus I guess is marketed in Lidl Sean - I am not 100 per cent sure though
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
23 Jun 2009 /  #17
Marketed in Lidl, aha, I'll check that out as we have a Lidl here in Gliwice. Thanks!
Sury 3 | 18  
23 Jun 2009 /  #18
WATCH OUT FOR THE GLASS !!!!!!! in Lidl products !!!! I found glass in the butter about a month ago, i called the customer service line and all they could do is laugh !!!!!! I did not find that amusing !!!!!!!!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
23 Jun 2009 /  #19
In Scotland, we are happy to get something for free in our products :) Joking aside, that is a serious matter. I wouldn't blame the shop, more the quality control of the product. Especially in butter which we allow to get softer, that could have been a fatal shard :(
frd 7 | 1,399  
23 Jun 2009 /  #20
Maybe try to inform you local newspaper about it.. they may be more useful then the supermarkets staff..

oh and about that Vortumnus brand, I found their site: looks like a Polish product...
piotr_au - | 7  
4 Jul 2009 /  #21
£owicz no longer makes jams. They now make low sugar jams, which do no taste the same. In fact I found it impossible to find real jam in Poland.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
4 Jul 2009 /  #22
Yes, they still make jams so stop the nonsense!
frd 7 | 1,399  
4 Jul 2009 /  #23
stop the jam nonsense!!!

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