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From a Polish Country House Kitchen

From a Polish Country House Kitchen

90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food

By Anne Applebaum and Danielle Crittenden • Photographs by Bogdan and Dorota Bialy


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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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Size: 8 x 10 in;
Pages: 288 pp;
more than 150 color photographs
Format: Hardcover
Publication: November 2012
ISBN: 9781452110554
ISBN10: 1452110557
Anne Applebaum is the author of four books, including Gulag: A History, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2004. She is a columnist for the Washington Post and, and director of Political Studies at the Legatum Institute in London. She lives in Poland, Washington, D.C., and London.

Danielle Crittenden blogs for the Huffington Post and her articles and essays have appeared in publications as wide-ranging as the Wall Street Journal and Ladies’ Home Jour- nal. The author of three books, she lives in Washington, D.C.

Bogdan and Dorota Bialy are food photographers in Poland.

In a Polish Country House Kitchen

In a Polish Country House Kitchen