My Polish Kitchen

My Polish Kitchen Blog Launch and First Polish Pop Up!

Last week we celebrated the the launch of my new little blog and venture – My Polish Kitchen – at a pop-up at the Poggenphol Kitchen in St Albans together with Mokoko Cocktails and Tomoka Spirits. The tickets sold out in half and day and all the plates, shot glasses and martini glasses were left empty! [...]

Pierogi

How To Make Pierogi

Being Polish and having an insatiable love of pierogi go hand in hand. For me they conjure up images of a big family table, my Mama cooking endless batches, dishing up little pockets of dough, similar to ravioli, filled with potato and cheese or foraged mushrooms, coated in warm butter and caramelized onions and sometimes, słonina, a kind of oozingly melty type [...]

Bigos

Recipe: Mama’s Bigos – Hunter’s Stew

I’d like to promise that this blog won’t be all about cabbage! Polish food is so much more than that, yet it would be wrong not to pay homage to Poland’s national dish – Bigos, or Hunter’s Stew. There are probably as many individual recipes for Bigos as there are cooks in Poland. Bigos is [...]

Blueberry Pierogi

Recipe: Blueberry Pierogi

Pierogi are one of the most well-known, traditional Polish dishes and can be found around the world. They are small dumplings, also known as Pierożki, similar to Italian ravioli or Asian dumplings or gyoza. If you live in, or have ever visited America, particularly New York or Chicago, you might also find them sold as street-food, as you would [...]

Pierogi

My Polish Kitchen by Ren Behan

  Welcome to My Polish Kitchen by Ren Behan. This site is currently under construction and I’ll be filling it with lots of delicious, modern Polish recipes as I go along! Please visit www.renbehan.com (see Polish Kitchen) for more Polish and Eastern European recipes. Thank you. I’ll be back here soon!