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Commonly served vegan

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Vegetable soup with different vegetables and local spices


Grilled vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, pepper, eggplant and onions

Grillowane warzywa

Boiled or baked potatoes with parsley, dill and spices

Ziemniaki Gotowane Lub Pieczone

Risotto z grzybami or Warzywami

Risotto z Grzybami or Warzywami

Tomato salad with onions and oil. Make sure: no sour cream is added

Sałatka z Pomidorów i Cebuli

Fermented cabbage with carrots. Make sure: no butter is added

Kapusta Kiszona

Local pickled cucumber in brine

Ogórki Kiszone

Thick plum jam

Powidła Sliwkowe

Beet and horseradish paste with lemon, balsamic vinegar, sugar and salt


Sweet fruit jelly dessert made from fruits, sugar and corn starch


Cabbage salad with lemon juice, oil and often carrots or onions

Surówka z Kapusty

Cucumber salad with onion and dill in vinegar dressing

Sałatka ogórkowa

Pickled mushrooms and onion

Grzyby Marynowane

Fried beets with onions, lemon juice, sugar and oil. Make sure: no butter or lard are used

Buraczki Zasmażane

Dishes that can be Veganized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Mixed seasonal fruit soup served cold with cream. To Veganize: ask for no cream to be added

Zupa Owocowa

Pasta with sauerkraut, mushrooms and onions and meat. To veganize: ask for no meat and make sure pasta has no egg

Łazanki (wa-zan-kee)

Cooked vegetable stew made from tomatoes, peppers, onions and meat. To veganize: ask for no meat or lard


Wheatberry porridge with poppy seeds, honey, nuts and dried fruits. To Veganize: ask for no butter or honey to be used


Boiled cauliflower cooked with butter and bread crumbs. To veganize: ask for oil to be used instead of butter

Kalafior Gotowany

Boiled green beans with butter and bread crumbs. To veganize: ask for oil to be used instead of butter

Fasolka Szparagowa gotowana

Barley soup with potatoes, leeks, celery, carrots, onion, parsley and chicken. To veganize: ask for no meat or meat broth to be used


Carrot and apple salad with cream and sugar. To veganize: ask for no butter or cream to be used

Surówka z Marchewki

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Fruit dumplings commonly contains egg in the potato-based dough

Makaron z Truskawkami

Potato dumplings made with meat and eggs


Potato patties will usually contain eggs and cream/butter

Placki Ziemniaczane

Thin rolled pancakes (crepes) made with eggs and dairy


Tomato soup with rice/noodles, sour cream and meat stock

Zupa Pomidorowa

Fermented cabbage soup made with meat/ meat stock


Beetroot soup made with meat and sour cream

Barszcz Czerwony

Mashed potatoes, will usually contain butter and sour cream

Tłuczone Ziemniaki

Doughnut filled with jam, will be made with milk and eggs


“Angel wing” cookies made from wheat, eggs and sometimes lard

Faworki or Chrusty

Bread that usually contains eggs

Chałka or Challah

Traditional vegetable salad, made with egg-based dressing

Sałatka jarzynowa

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