Learn about authentic, traditional Polish cuisine with author Danielle Crittenden on this week’s episode of Let’s Eat In! Cathy Erway calls up Danielle, who recently co-authored From a Polish Country House Kitchen: 90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food. Hear how North American perceptions of Polish cuisine are influenced by the traditions of Jewish and Polish immigrants. Find out how seasonality affects the types of food that are eaten in Poland. Hear about the history of foraging, farming, and hunting in Poland. Danielle shares some of her favorite recipes from the book- fermented, creamy, and wholesome! Want to make a Polish meal for a date? Tune in to this episode of Let’s Eat In to hear Danielle’s suggestion! This episode has been sponsored by The International Culinary Center.

 

“There’s always been a farm-to-table movement in Poland! If you wanted fresh food or meat, you cooked it or hunted it yourself.” [4:50]

“These are people who, besides whatever economic circumstances, live through these harsh winters- so they really rely on preserved foods.” [11:45]

Danielle Crittenden on Let’s Eat In