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Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
24 Nov 2008 /  #1
Wigilia is but a month away. Perhaps some of you who cultivate the tradition would like to share the foods you partake of?
In our family it is usually:
* herring in oil
* mayonnaise-laced mixed cooked-vegetable salad
* carp in aspic Jewish style (with raisins)
* clear beetroot barszcz with hand-held batter-fried mushrooms on the side
* fried carp
* stewed sauerkraut with mushrooms and split yellow peas
* noodles & poppyseed
* stewed fruit (dried-fruit compote)
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
24 Nov 2008 /  #2
clear beetroot barszcz with mushroom uszka (tortellini)
fish of some kind (I don't like carp)
bigos (hunter's stew)
noodles & poppy seed with honey
stewed fruit (dried-fruit compote)
sauerkraut and mushrooms "burgers"
sauerkraut pierogi

The Twelve-dish Christmas Eve supper tradition does not allow mean or alcohol of any kind at the Wigilia dinner, until midnight.

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