Polish National Network

Upcoming weeks in the Polish Cittaslow towns will be rich in events promoting regional culinary heritage. It will be traditional and delicious.

Hunting Culture Festival  - Lidzbark Warmiński - 23 July

Lidzbark Warmiński will host the hunting culture fans for the 10th time. In the square nearby the High Gate you will hear a concert of hunting music, both traditional and more entertaining rhythms. Apart from the concert you will be able to watch hunting birds, hunting dogs and a culinary contest for game dishes and presentation of members of the “Culinary Heritage network”

Borderland Festival KARTACZEWO  – Gołdap – 6 August

This festival has a long tradition and it is an opportunity to try the best kartacze (potato dumplings filled with meat) in Poland. There will be a culinary contest “the Master of Kartacze”. That day restaurants prepare thousands of them.

Warmia Dumpling Feast – Biesowo nearby Biskupiec – 12 August

For 11 years Biesowo is the Dumplings Capital of Poland.

At the first feast, 2 thousand pierogs were cooked, which spread in half an hour. For further events housewives prepared them more and more, over the past year more than 50 thousand dumplings with different stuffing.

Pork Festival –  Działdowo – 13 August 

The program includes contests and culinary shows combined with tasting of traditional dishes. Local products will also be available at the stands of regional food producers, representatives of the "Culinary Heritage Network”.

Regional Herbs Festival – Olsztynek – 15 August 

The event has been organized since 2010 and is associated with folk traditions of herbs, flowers and cereals. It promotes the use of herbs in traditional medicine, cosmetics and culinary arts.

Lard together with cucumber – Ryn – 19 August

Ryn invites you to a culinary event during which the most important things are: lard (mostly on bread) and cucumber (fresh or pickled or in soup). During the event there is a Polish championship in cucumber throw and contest on culinary poem.