Browsing by Category: Poland

Today I had an eye-opening chat with my friend Leila at her shop in Shoreditch about Polish food commerce. In the past two decades the nations’s agriculture has been transfered into the hands of large corporations, leaving relatively few small-scale farmers and food producers in the wake of this agrarian homogenization. (more…)

I spend so much time here banging on about my southern Italian heritage that you may not know I’m a quarter Polish. My paternal grandmother’s family was from Warsaw and, while she made outstanding Italian-American food for Grandpa Parla, Grandma Zamoita also stuffed a mean pierogi and cooked (more…)