From a Polish Country House Kitchen: 90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food

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Chronicle Books, Nov 21, 2012 - Cooking - 287 pages
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With more than 150 splendid photographs, headnotes that illuminate Poland's vibrant food culture, and more than 90 recipes for classic and contemporary Polish food, this unique and fascinating cookbook brings an ignored cuisine to light. Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Applebaum has lived in Poland since before the fall of communism, and this cookbook—nourished by her engagement with the culture and food of her adopted country—offers a tantalizing look into the turbulent history of this beautiful region. In a Polish Country House Kitchen celebrates long-distance friendships with a love of food at the core, bringing the good, sustaining foods of Anne's Polish country home into kitchens the world over.

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User Review  - Darren - Goodreads

As a child growing up during the height of the cold war, food from the "former East", whether it be Russia, Poland or other Baltic States was, to Western minds uninspiring, bland and probably based ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Hudder - Goodreads

I had mixed feelings about this book. It seems that I share a similar background with one of the writers. Her family came over in the late 1800s and settled in USA. Mine came from 'Australia' and ... Read full review



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Anne Applebaum is the author of four books, including Gulag: A History, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2004. She is a columnist for the Washington Post and, and director of Political Studies at the Legatum Institute in London. She lives in Poland, Washington, D.C., and London.

Danielle Crittenden blogs for the Huffington Post and her articles and essays have appeared in publications as wide-ranging as the Wall Street Journal and Ladies' Home Journal. The author of three books, she lives in Washington, D.C.

Bogdan and Dorota Bialy are food photographers in Poland.

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