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The Carp Fete is a 3-day artistic and culinary event organised every year the first weekend of July on the Market Square in Zator. 

The Festival of Taste in Gruczno is one of the most important culinary events in Northern Poland. Many people make a pilgrimage there each year to learn local varieties of honey, cold cuts, tinctures or jams. This is demonstrated by the festival guests, who are gourmets from all over the country, fans, often restaurateurs and culinary journalists.

The Silesian Flavours Festival is one of the most popular and recognisable culinary events in the Śląskie Voivodeship.
 

The Festival of Taste of Lesser Poland is the unique culinary heritage of the region involving regional, traditional, local and organic products. Fairs of local products and the accompanying competitions for the producers of regional specialties are organised every summer in Kraków, Wieliczka, Wadowice, Oświęcim, Tarnów, Nowy Targ, Nowy Sącz and Miechów.

The Carnival of Taste is a must for people interested in culinary traditions, local products and healthy food. The festival aimes to support  local environmental and agricultural initiatives and to promote the culinary heritage of Małopolska, Krakow and its regional products.

Steak Tartare Recipes

After several years of absence, snack bars or "milk bars" are returning in growing numbers to the streets of Polish cities. They are small bistros open 24/7 where you can enjoy a shot of vodka and a traditional snach "on the hop", or try old-school staple bar foods like this steak tartare.

Poppy seed cakes are considered a sign of opulence; hence Polish desserts cannot have enough of them. They are often further enriched with honey, dried fruit and nuts. This dish called Kutia in Polish is a traditional Christmas dessert.

Cheesecake Recipes

Traditional Polish pastries are sweet and very filling. The proof is in the Polish cheesecake, which consists of a curd cheese filling mixed with glazed fruit placed on a crumbly short crust base.

The specialities of regional cuisine are something not to be missed while travelling around Poland. They are extremly diverse due to different agricultural conditions, customs and traditions.These potato dumplings -Kluski Śląskie in Polish- originally come from the region of Silesia but nowadays it is very popular across the country.

Poish forests have an abundance of wilde game and it is no wonder that traditional Polish cuisine has been so rich in game for centuries.