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Polish food vs Ukrainian food

17 Sep 2016  #1

Anyone here who tried both Polish food and Ukrainian food? Which tastes better? I wanna hear your opinions.


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17 Sep 2016  #2

Certainly polish except Ukrainian barsz(soup) is very popular and Ruskin pierogis
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17 Sep 2016  #3

What is ducks blood soup
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17 Sep 2016  #4

I think it is soup made from duck's blood.....
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17 Sep 2016  #5

My boyfriend goes on about it all the time and wants to have it the idea of that is disgusting I wonder if it's a real thing
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17 Sep 2016  #6

What is ducks blood soup

Something I'm sure your boyfriend has eaten a lot of (personally I like it but the restaurant version is rather different).
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18 Sep 2016  #7

More likely to be eaten by Polish Americans than by Poles. Ate it often when I was growing up in Scranton. You could even buy the blood in the supermarket. But never even saw it during my twelve years in Poland. Can't even say I ever met any Pole who ever ate it, in fact.

Delicious, if homemade. I had it in a restaurant once in Chicago, though, and it was God awful. Nothing at all like the homemade version.
22 Jan 2017  #8

Most everything between the two are essentially identical.

I grew up in a neighborhood (Detroit) that was about 30% Ukrainian, 50% Polish background, here, parents were first generation American-born. Gomki are a classic difference that I noticed between the two. Ukrainian's fill them about 8/10ths rice, Poles about 8/10ths meat (ideally 1/3 ground beef, 1/3 ground veal, and 1/3 ground pork). The Ukrainian ones are way bigger than the Polish ones. Otherwise they taste the same. Pierogi are exactly alike, far as I could tell. I never saw a Ukrainian (or myself) eat czarnina. Poles made the best babkas, Ukrainians I knew there, put together tortes to die for. I spent many a cloudy depressing early March day making pisanki at my Ukrainian neighbor's house. Poles just used Paa's easter egg dye on Good Friday.
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22 Jan 2017  #9


What's that? Did you mean "gobki"?

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