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Polish food in Pictures.


PolskaDoll  
9 Sep 2008 /  #1
Last week, on a rainy Friday I decided to cook gołąbki for the very first time. :) The result was pretty good and got the thumbs up from my Polish friends. I used too much rice (I never can measure it right) and they could have been wrapped tighter! I also made a tomato sauce when I would have preferred a mushroom one. :) Next I'll try to make them without meat for a friend who is vegetarian.

I thought it might be a good idea to start a thread for people to post pictures of the Polish food they cooked so please share your culinary talents with us! :)

So I thought I would share my gołąbki with you...


  • Just out the oven!

  • Almost ready to eat...

  • Too much sauce!
Lir  
9 Sep 2008 /  #2
They look absolutely yummy PD......I could eat a couple of those for my dinner :)

Well done on making them for the first time.

:)

Yummy sauce too , how did you make the sauce ?
OP PolskaDoll  
9 Sep 2008 /  #3
Thanks. They turned out better than what I expected. :)

Yummy sauce too , how did you make the sauce ?

It's a bit of a "PD style" sauce but it's similar to



this one here. I didn't use bacon, cheese or the mushrooms though. :)
polishgirltx  
9 Sep 2008 /  #4
good job PD... looks very delicious :)
OP PolskaDoll  
9 Sep 2008 /  #5
Thanks pgt.

Question: what is the best way to re-heat them?
Lir  
9 Sep 2008 /  #6
Question: what is the best way to re-heat them?

In the oven ? That's what we did. Mind you we never had much left.

:)
OP PolskaDoll  
9 Sep 2008 /  #7
Seems like a good idea. Someone else told me to fry them a little or grill them. I think oven is better though. :)

I'll post more pictures when I make more. So I hope to see a few other pictures on here ;)
Lir  
9 Sep 2008 /  #8
If you fry them then they will go soggy :( grilling them may not reheat evenly. Putting them in the oven should work, and they can be crisped up a bit more too....makes them so tasty and you of course have the sauce to go over them as well :)

I love kotleti.......my Mom liked making them a lot too :)
McCoy  
9 Sep 2008 /  #9
I love kotleti.......my Mom liked making them a lot too :)

nothing better than mieloniaki with boiled young potatoes and sour cabbage with onion and oil, damn now i'm hungry :/
polishgirltx  
9 Sep 2008 /  #10
but i would love to have some of these:

sznycle? or mielone....people call it differently....

mieloniaki with boiled young potatoes and sour cabbage with onion and oil, damn now i'm hungry :/

niebo w gębie!
McCoy  
9 Sep 2008 /  #11
yeah, in krakow they call it sznycle.

now i'm so hungry that i would kill for placki ziemniaczane


Lir  
9 Sep 2008 /  #12
The picture looks like kotleti ?

can't think what else they would be really ?

We had mashed potatoes with our kotleti and the fat they were fried in was used to pour a little bit in the middle of the poatoes <only a tiny bit and My Mom used oil>

We had fresh home grown carrots with our kotleti and sometimes home grown green beans too......

I am starving hungry now :)

yeah, in krakow they call it sznycle.

Yes I can see what they are now.........just can't remember the name that was used for them in our home. it will come to me another time though :)
polishgirltx  
9 Sep 2008 /  #13
The picture looks like kotleti ?

yeah, but it's potatoes pancakes... yummm wit spicy goulash...
Lir  
9 Sep 2008 /  #14
which picture PGTX ? I was referring to post 8
polishgirltx  
9 Sep 2008 /  #15
ah, sorry Lir....i was talking about # 12 :)
Lir  
9 Sep 2008 /  #16
Placki with a glass of milk :)
McCoy  
9 Sep 2008 /  #17
yes, on the first picture there are kotlety mielone, in my second post i put picture of kotlety ziemniaczane. my mom also ads some fat to potatoes.
Lir  
9 Sep 2008 /  #18
ah, sorry Lir....i was talking about # 12 :)

Tis ok :)
rdywenur  
9 Sep 2008 /  #19
sznycle? or mielone....people call it differently....

we called it sznycle...sort of like a baby meatloaf. She served it with cucumber salad and boiled potatoes. Haven't had that since I was a kid.
polishgirltx  
9 Sep 2008 /  #20
cucumber salad

mizeria.... i love it...
McCoy  
9 Sep 2008 /  #21
mizeria.... i love it...
you seem to love every kind of food. you must be enormously fat girl ;)

O_o
polishgirltx  
9 Sep 2008 /  #22
i googled 'polishgirltx' and look what i found:

ah...good old days... i used to be skinny back then...

you seem to love every kind of food.

and yes, i love to taste every kind of food...
plk123  
9 Sep 2008 /  #23
mizeria.... i love it...

yum, i think i'll make some right now with garden fresh ingredients. :)

also here are zrazy (roulade) (upper left)
krysia  
9 Sep 2008 /  #24
Talking about the mizeria. I've seen some nice looking mizerias, but this mizeria is greenish and ...sorry, still looks like żygi.
plk123  
9 Sep 2008 /  #25
if it's to be tasty the cucumber slices have to be thin and thus it looks like the above. thick sliced mizeria just isn't it.
OP PolskaDoll  
9 Sep 2008 /  #26
and yes, i love to taste every kind of food...

So do I which is why I have started trying to cook some Polish dishes now. I have a few ideas of what my next experiment might be! :)

I am starving hungry now :)

I do apologise. :) I waited until after I'd eaten tonight before I posted this thread :)
plk123  
9 Sep 2008 /  #27
So do I which is why I have started trying to cook some Polish dishes now. I have a few ideas of what my next experiment might be! :)

and you like to start with the harder ones eh?
polishgirltx  
9 Sep 2008 /  #28
yes PD.... i think that it's hard to make gołąbki... and yours look great ...:)
OP PolskaDoll  
9 Sep 2008 /  #29
They were quite difficult and it took me a while but I wanted to cook them because I liked the idea of them. I'm glad they look good, thanks. :) I didn't look at any pictures of them until after I cooked (and eaten some of) them. It was a good way to spend a rainy Friday afternoon. :)
plk123  
9 Sep 2008 /  #30
i don't see any string around them or toothpicks. how did you make them stay together?

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