Babcia Ziuta’s Polish Beetroot Soup


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Appears in
Grand Dishes: Time-perfected recipes and stories from grandmothers of the world

By Iska Lupton and Anastasia Miari

Published 2021

  • About

Botwinka was the soup I left behind, in more ways than one. When writing my cookbook, Polska: New Polish Cooking, I left it out, as I felt I’d already had enough beetroot soup recipes for one book and I couldn’t well leave out the main ones such as borscht and chlodnik. Yet this was the long-awaited soup of my childhood and one I would eventually come to miss once we moved to England.

We would only eat this soup in the spr