The Perfect Rosół

4.9
  (390 reviews)
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Online class
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1hr

Broth is the smell of my childhood home. If someone came up with a perfume with the smell of home-made broth, I would certainly be their first customer :) Chicken broth is in many ways the perfect meal - simple to prepare, healthy (always the best medicine when you have a cold or are feeling a bit run down), and also the basis of so many other dishes. Effectively, it is a chicken stock that can be the basis of many other soups, or even dishes like risotto. So, if there is just one dish you need to learn, it is this!

I always try to buy a free-range chicken for broth, as this gives the very best results. I am lucky that we have a farmer's market near my home in Krakow, and I most often buy my hen from Irena, who has been selling the best vegetables, cheese for 30 years and eggs from her chickens. Last time I bought from her, she reminded me to always buy a hen with offal, because then you can be sure that the chicken was healthy. Anyway, I do not add this offal to the broth, but simply chop it up in a bowl and give it to my cat.

Join me online from my flat in Krakow - I look forward to teaching you how to make a really excellent chicken broth. Whilst the process is simple, there are a few important tips that I look forward to sharing with you to make sure it turns out perfectly every time!

Ingredients we'll be using

  • 1 raw whole chicken (2 kg)
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 parsley root
  • one quarter celeriac bulb
  • 2 onions (medium)
  • half a leak
  • 2 sprigs of lovage
  • a small bunch of parsley
  • 3 cloves
  • 10 peppercorns
  • salt
  • 2 cups of wheat flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon softened butter

Utensils and equipment we'll be using

  • 2 large cooking pots
  • chopping board
  • wooden or plastic pastry board
  • kitchen knife

Frequently asked questions

What do I need to prepare before the class?
You will need to buy the ingredients and make sure you have the cooking utensils required.
How can I connect to the class?
Most classes will be held over Zoom. If you haven't already installed it, you can do so at https://zoom.us/download Before the class, it's a good idea to test your internet connection to make sure the video and sound quality is optimal. You can do this at https://zoom.us/test

About Marta

For the last 5 years, I have been teaching people how to cook delicious food at my home, and I also run food workshops such as the Pierogi Power Workshop, Fermentation Workshop and more. Recently I was the host of a big food event for The Krakow Pierogi Festival and Harvest Festival. (I also appear regularly on TV and radio as a guest, discussing subjects related to home cooking, the sharing economy and food tech.) I’ve always enjoyed sharing my knowledge of my beautiful hometown, and more about the art of Polish cuisine, both through the website and with all the wonderful travellers I meet in person.

My grandmother and my mother were great cooks. That means delicious, home-made food freshly-prepared.

Restaurants are great, but sometimes it seems it would be better to enjoy a home-cooked meal with someone who can also tell me a bit more about their experiences, their lives and their cities. So, I’ve decided to do exactly that. I cook for up to 14 people at my home in Krakow and you’re invited. Please join me!

Reviews

4.9
  (390 reviews)
Lea
6 days ago
5

Such a nice thing to do in Krakow! Our expectations were high due to all the good reviews, but Martas pierogi class surpassed them. Thank you so much for the really nice morning at your house! :)

Allison
1 week ago
5

Loved the class! We made a delicious variety of pierogis and enjoyed sampling all of the additional foods prepared by Marta. This was a fantastic class and we would definitely take another with Marta!

Mikayla
2 weeks ago
5

Excellent cooking class! This is the second time I have done this cooking class with Marta and 3 years later, it was just as great as the first time. Even with a larger group, she made sure everyone had an opportunity to be hands on. Highly recommend!

Franz
2 weeks ago
5

We had the Polish Feast at Marta's as a group of 10. The food was incredibly delicious and Marta was a perfect host. We can highly recommend it!

Agnieszka
2 weeks ago
5

To był cudowny czas w zaczarowanym miejscu.

Ben
2 weeks ago
5

Marta was an excellent host, generous to a fault, with lots of great stories, as well as all the cooking and eating! Would definitely do it again! Dzieki!

mark
4 months ago
5

Super!

Will
10 months ago
5

I did this class with my sister over Zoom. We were in UK with Marta in Krakow. I was amazed at how this turned out, it tasted just like the sernik we had in Krakow! Great thing to do whilst in lockdown!

Joanna
1 year ago
5

Absolutely brilliant day! Marta went above and beyond to accommodate us and make us feel welcome. Lots of extra fun and treats. The experience exceeded our expectations. Thank you!

Tobiasz
1 year ago
5

Pączki 10/10! Smakują potrójnie dobrze: bo smaczne, bo dochód idzie na szczytny cel, bo sam pomagałem przy ich smażeniu :-)

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