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In the charming cooking and travel series "Flavor of Poland," host Aleksandra August meets chefs and home cooks from distinct regions of Poland. Throughout the series, Aleksandra explores the history, culture and culinary heritage of medieval cities like Krakow and Warsaw, visits an Olsztyn snail farm, learns to bake Toruń gingerbread and tastes the hearty food of Polish highlanders in the mountain city of Zakopane. She then returns to her kitchen to share recreations of new and traditional Polish dishes.

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Located in Mazovia region, Warsaw is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is full of historic, cultural, and culinary riches, rooted in old-fashioned French influences as well as a rich Russian cuisine worthy of the tsars. Here, Poland’s modern culinary masters reach back into Poland’s national history and tradition to develop new tastes that shock and amaze.

  • 2020-05-31T01:30:00-07:00


Rzeszów is the capital of the Subcarpathian region of Poland, an area of the country that abounds in forests and majestic nature. It's a true blend of various traditions, cultures, and flavors that rose out of the natural landscape. Aleksandra will take audiences on a tour of this region, crossing the forests of Rzeszów, Dubiecko Castle, trying the everyday dishes of the region as well as its upscale ones.

  • 2020-06-07T01:30:00-07:00


The Podlaskie region (also called “Podlasie” in Poland) is the most diverse province in Poland, producing a cuisine that combines simplicity, variety, and rich flavor. Aleksandra tours the city center of Białystok, visits Łomża, an open-air museum in Nowogród, and The Tykocin Synagogue, and finishes her tour with a trip to the countryside where, together with local experts, she bakes one of the region’s traditional cakes – Sękacz!

  • 2020-06-14T01:30:00-07:00


Torun, the capital of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian region of Poland boasts of many original Polish flavors. Its old recipes developed over many centuries are a real culinary treasure and one worth exploring. This capital of the central northern region of Poland is the birthplace of the world famous astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus as well as one of Poland's most iconic sweets - Torunskie Pierniki (the famous Toruń gingerbread)! Toruń is one of Poland's oldest cities.

  • 2020-06-15T03:00:00-07:00

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The land of a Thousand Lakes, "The Green Lungs of Poland," "one of nature's wonders..." That's just a few of the titles Poland's majestic Warmian-Masurian region has earned. It enchants with its breathtaking landscape, filled with age-old forests, thousands of lakes and rivers, and numerous horse stables. It invites us in for reflection, rest and relaxation! Home to over 3,000 lakes, from high above, the region looks like a blue bird spreading its wings against a span of forests.

  • 2020-06-21T01:30:00-07:00


Kielce is a city in south central Poland surrounded by one of the most beautiful landscapes of Poland - its quaint countryside. In this episode we'll explore the history, culture and tastes of the region through the viewpoint of its old folk life. A visit to the Museum of the Kielce Countryside will allow us a deeper look into the old, daily life of the locals and give us a chance to sample its delicious homemade traditions - Kasiolki, Byki, Pasternocek, Spyrok, Zalewajka, Pokrzywianka...

  • 2020-06-22T03:00:00-07:00

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Sea breezes, tall ships, a nautical tradition, a long, rich and fascinating part of Polish history and great Polish seafood - this is what we'll have a chance to experience on our visit to the Pomeranian region of Poland! The capital of the region is the old, legendary city of Gdansk but our journey will extend beyond the capital as well. In the episode Aleksandra will begin her discovery of the region at the foot of its old trading route in Malbork, where she'll pay a visit to the great Teutonic Knight's Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a spectacle of history!

  • 2020-06-28T01:30:00-07:00