Traditional Pierogi Cooking Class 

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In a nutshell

Learn the art of making authentic Polish dumplings, otherwise known as pierogi, in this online cooking class, which will transport you to the flour-dusted kitchens of your hosts in Krakow. Follow along on screen as they demonstrate the secrets to making pierogi from scratch and, if you need a bit of liquid courage to help you along, throw back a shot of vodka – Polish, of course.

As you prepare the national dish of Poland, you’ll find out about all the different types of pierogi and how they’re served in Poland, so be sure to jot down any you like the sound of for future cooking. Plus, you’ll learn about the patron saint of pierogi, St Hyacinth. In the blink of an eye, you’ll be scooping up your finished pierogi from the frying pan and tucking in virtually with the rest of the class. If you’ve any questions about pierogi, or life in Poland, you can always ask your friendly hosts in between mouthfuls of these delicious dumplings.

 

Why book?

  • Bring the taste of Poland to your kitchen
  • Learn from Krakow natives how to make authentic Polish pierogi 
  • Find out more about the history and traditions of Krakow

 

About the host

Hosts Sabina, Monika, Tomasz, Olga and Dominika are a collection of pierogi-worshipping Krakow natives who are passionate about Polish food and cooking. They believe that the best way to get to know people from different countries and cultures is through local cuisine – preferably washed down with a glass of regional liquor.

 

Essential info 

Duration

  • 2 hours

Format

  • Online classes are held over Zoom. You will be given the link to join prior to the class.

Languages

  • The class will be hosted in English 

Time zones

  • Please note that the start times for this virtual experience are scheduled in Central European Summer Time (CEST). Please be aware and adjust the start time to your time zone if you are not based in a country where CEST is observed.

Support

  • If you want to amend or cancel your booking please contact travelsupport@theculturetrip.com and provide your Culture Trip booking reference to enable our team to assist you as quickly as possible.

 

What you'll need

 

Ingredients

  • 0.5kg (1.1lb) wheat flour  
  • 1egg
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) vegetable oil 
  • 4 large or 6 medium onions
  • 0.5kg (1.1lb) potatoes
  • 1 cup(250ml) hot water 
  • 200g (7oz) butter
  • 250g (9oz) farmers’ cottage cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Equipment

  • 1 x sharp knife
  • 1 x fork
  • 1 x frying pan
  • 1 x cutting board
  • 1 x mixing bowl
  • 1 x dough board (or plain surface)
  • 1 x dough roll
  • 1 x medium pot
  • 1 x board to store already made pierogi

This booking is made on Culture Trip’s Terms & Conditions but please note the contract for the purchase of the experience is between you and Urban Adventures Global Pty Ltd as per their terms.

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