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MEAL BOX: Poland & Ukraine (Serves 4)

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Serves 4 people. Need to serve less? Click here. Learn to cook food from the home country.  PRE-ORDER online by TUE Oct 4th, 10PM. DELIVERED FREE to your door FRI Oct 7th, no later than 5PM.

$129.00

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Description

In Ukraine and Poland, recipes of long ago have been preserved for centuries and are regularly cooked to this day. Chef Mari grew up embracing both. Raised Polish and Ukrainian, she's tried every dish at least once and guarantees you will not be able to forget their taste.

Your box includes items to make:

FORSHMAK:

Salted Fish with Apples, Onions & Eggs on Toasted Vinegar Rye Bread

  • 160g          Sprats in oil
  • 180ml       Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 500g         Organic Dark Rye Loaf (about 10 slices)
  • 1                 Sweet & Sour Apple
  • 1                 Yellow Onion
  • 2                Hard-Boiled Eggs
  • 1                 Green Onion

BIGOS:

Smokey Meat and Sour Sauerkraut Stew with a hint of Prunes and Spices

  • 1/2 lb         Kielbasa (Polish Sausage)
  • ½ lb           Pork
  • ½ lb           Stewing Beef
  • ½ lb           Smoked Bacon
  • 750ml        Sauerkraut
  • 225g           Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1                  Yellow Onion
  • 180g           Shredded Cabbage
  • 60ml          Vegetable Demi-Glace
  • 6oz              Tomato Paste
  • 100g            Pitted Dried Prunes
  • 2                  Bay Leaves
  • 5g                Pepper & Spice Mix

OR

VEGETARIAN BIGOS:

Meat replaced with:

  • 40g             Borowiki Mushrooms (Polish dried mushrooms)
  • 180ml        Dry Red Wine
  • 5g                Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Bunch      Carrots

DERUNY: 

Crispy Potato Pancakes

  • 4                Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 1                 Yellow Onion
  • 180g         All-Purpose Flour
  • 250ml      M-C Dairy Sour Cream (for serving)
  • 1 bunch    Parsley

BEET SALAD: 

Roasted Beets, Toasted Pecans with Arugula and Feta Cheese in a Lemony Garlic Dressing

  • 250g     Roasted Beets
  • 100g     Arugula
  • 50g       Pecans
  • 50g       Feta Cheese
  • 1            Garlic Clove
  • 1            Lemon

Meat & Pescatarian options available. See Ingredients tab for more info.

BONUS!

  • Polish & Ukrainian Beer
  • Colorful Tea Towel 
  • Laminated Color Recipe Cards
  • Brief History Behind Each Dish
  • Virtual Playlist while you Cook
  • FREE Delivery anywhere in Ontario! 

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Generously Serves 4 people
  • Send to a Friend
  • Bring to a Party
  • Engage with your Colleagues

PAY IT FORWARD

10%  from each Kit sale is Donated to help support the Ukrainian relief efforts.

About Our Suppliers

Benna's Bakery & Deli | 135 Roncesvalles Ave | Toronto

A long-standing family-owned business, Benna's has everything on their shelves you could ever think about needing when it comes to Polish food. With a full hot Polish food bar, daily fresh desserts plus perfectly cured meats, smoked fish and pickled jars, it's hard to miss its charm.

Future Bakery | St. Lawrence Market | 95 Front Street East | Toronto

Begun by a Polish husband and Ukrainian wife after arriving to Canada post WWII, they named their little bakery 'Future' because they wished to leave the past behind and look forward to the future in their new home. Today the bakery continues to be family run, using the exact same recipes passed down so many decades ago.

M-C Dairy | 106 North Queen St. | Etobicoke

In partnership with Future Bakery, M-C Diary has been around sine the early 1900s. Using 100% Canadian farm fresh milk plus live bacterial cultures, they understand that what they craft becomes a part of the human body.

Your Ingredients

You will get ingredients to make:

FORSHMAK:

Salted Fish with Apples, Onions & Eggs on Toasted Vinegar Rye Bread

  • 160g          Sprats in oil
  • 180ml       Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 500g         Organic Dark Rye Loaf (about 10 slices)
  • 1                 Sweet & Sour Apple
  • 1                 Yellow Onion
  • 2                Hard-Boiled Eggs
  • 1                 Green Onion

BIGOS:

Smokey Meat and Sour Sauerkraut Stew with a hint of Prunes and Spices

  • 1/2 lb         Kielbasa (Polish Sausage)
  • ½ lb           Pork
  • ½ lb           Stewing Beef
  • ½ lb           Smoked Bacon
  • 750ml        Sauerkraut
  • 225g           Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1                  Yellow Onion
  • 180g           Shredded Cabbage
  • 60ml          Vegetable Demi-Glace
  • 6oz              Tomato Paste
  • 100g            Pitted Dried Prunes
  • 2                  Bay Leaves
  • 5g                Pepper & Spice Mix

OR

VEGETARIAN BIGOS:

Meat replaced with

  • 40g             Borowiki Mushrooms (Polish dried mushrooms)
  • 180ml         Dry Red Wine
  • 5g                Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Bunch      Carrots

DERUNY: 

Crispy Potato Pancakes

  • 4                Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 1                 Yellow Onion
  • 180g         All-Purpose Flour
  • 250ml      Sour Cream (for serving)
  • 1 bunch    Parsley

BEET SALAD: 

Roasted Beets, Toasted Pecans with Arugula and Feta Cheese in a Lemony Garlic Dressing

  • 250g     Roasted Beets
  • 100g     Arugula
  • 50g       Pecans
  • 50g       Feta Cheese
  • 1            Garlic Clove
  • 1            Lemon

Utensils Provided

 

  • Peeler
  • Box Grater
  • Large Pot with Lid
  • Frying Pan with Lid
  • Baking Tray
  • Parchment Paper
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • Cooking Oil
  • 1 Egg

Optional

  • Meat Grinder OR Food Processor

Our Suppliers

Benna's Bakery & Deli | 135 Roncesvalles Ave | Toronto

A long-standing family-owned business, Benna's has everything on their shelves you could ever think about needing when it comes to Polish food. With a full hot Polish food bar, daily fresh desserts plus perfectly cured meats, smoked fish and pickled jars, it's hard to miss its charm.

Future Bakery | St. Lawrence Market | 95 Front Street East | Toronto

Begun by a Polish husband and Ukrainian wife after arriving to Canada post WWII, they named their little bakery 'Future' because they wished to leave the past behind and look forward to the future in their new home. Today the bakery continues to be family run, using the exact same recipes passed down so many decades ago.

M-C Dairy | 106 North Queen St. | Etobicoke

In partnership with Future Bakery, M-C Diary has been around sine the early 1900s. Using 100% Canadian farm fresh milk plus live bacterial cultures, they understand that what they craft becomes a part of the human body.

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