My Polish Cookbook Collection

Here’s a list of books about Polish cuisine I have in my collection.

Most of the books are in Polish, only a few are in English. If they were published in both languages, I make a note about it. This list is ever-expanding, so watch this space :)

Cookbooks in Polish

General Recipes

Title: “Polana Smaków: Tradycyjna Polska Kuchnia w Nowoczesnym Wydaniu”
Author: Polan, Andrzej
Topic: An array of Polish recipes
Language: Polish
Publisher: Edipresse, Year: 2019
ISBN: 9788381770095

"Polana Smaków" cookbook by Andrzej Polan (in Polish)

Recipes by Ingredient/Theme

Title: “Ambasada Śledzia”
Author: Sawicka-Danielak, Marta; Danielak, Filip
Topic: Herring recipes
Language: Polish
Publisher: Zwierciadło, Year: 2019
ISBN: 9788381321310


Title: “Ziemniak: Wszystko czego nie wiecie o ziemniakach i 60 genialnych przepisów”
Author: Jakubiuk, Joanna
Topic: Polish potato recipes
Language: Polish
Publisher: Edipresse, Year: 2018
ISBN: 9788381177474


Regional Cuisine

Title: “Kuchnia Polska. Potrawy regionalne”
Author: Szymanderska, Hanna
Topic: Regional recipes of each region
Language: Polish
Publisher: Świat Książki, Year: 2010
ISBN: 9788379433537
👉 My comment: A giant volume (just under 600 pages) packed with regional recipes. One of my favourites.


Title: “Tradycyjna Kuchnia Pomorsko-Wielkopolska: czyli od poliwek i golców po okrasy i pierniki”
Author: Przybylak, Zbigniew
Topic: Regional recipes of Pomerania and Greater Poland
Language: Polish
Publisher: Zysk i S-ka, Year: 2005
ISBN: 83-7298-719-X
👉 My comment: The book is packed with stories about the everyday life in the region.

Cookbook - Regional Recipes of Pomerania and Greater Poland “Tradycyjna Kuchnia Pomorsko-Wielkopolska: czyli od poliwek i golców po okrasy i pierniki” by Zbigniew Przybylak

Title: “Smaczna Polska: Regionalny Przewodnik Kulinarny
Author: Gessler, Magda
Topic: Regional recipes of each region
Language: Polish
Publisher: Znak, Year: 2013
ISBN: 978-83-240-2486-5
👉 My comment: Polish regional recipes (often with a twist) from a renowned Polish TV Food Celebrity Magda Gessler.

Cookbook -  Regional Polish Recipes  "Smaczna Polska: Regionalny Przewodnik Kulinarny" by Magda Gessler

Books About Polish Cuisine

Title: “Historia polskiego smaku: Kuchnia, Stół, Obyczaje
Author: Łozińscy, Maja & Jan
Topic: History of Polish cuisine
Language: Polish
Publisher: PWN, Year: 2013
ISBN: 9788377052693

Cookbooks in English


Kasia Kronenberger

Kasia Kronenberger changes the (often unfavourable) perceptions of Polish food through digital storytelling. She creates purpose-led, bite-sized videos, exploring her cultural identity through food. As a self-taught home cook, Kasia enjoys trying out recipes from old Polish cookbooks. She’s keen of all things smoked or fermented.


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