From a Polish Country House Kitchen by Anne Applebaum
90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food

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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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ANNE APPLEBAUM is a columnist for The Washington Post and Slate. Her previous book, Gulag, won the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and was a finalist for three other major prizes. Her essays appear in The New York Review of Books, Slate, and The London Spectator. She lives in Washington, D.C., and Poland with her husband, Radek Sikorski, a Polish politician, and their two children.
Published November 9, 2012 by Chronicle Books LLC. 288 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Some dishes are traditionally Polish (Barszcz, Beet Soup, Three Ways), while others have been tailored (butter lettuce and endive salad calls for olive oil dressing rather than the typical white, creamy Polish dressing), but all are distinctive.

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