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Bigos is a traditional Polish stew that is a part of traditional Polish cuisine. It is very popular in Poland, Austria, and Germany because Bigos is similar to Germany’s mainstay of Sauerkraut. Bigos is a stew made from cabbage and meat. Again, it is similar to Germany’s Sauerkraut but Bigos is less sour. There is no standard recipe to Bigos because the recipe varies from town to town and family to family. Sometimes, brand new ingredients will be added to bigos in every generation. That way Bigos is different in every generation and family and the recipe is passed down from family to family and family member to family member.

Ingredients in bigos

Here are the ingredients in bigos. These ingredients are just an example of what goes in bigos. The ingredients are:

  • White Cabbage
  • Tomatoes
  • Meat
  • Ham
  • Veal
  • Mushrooms
  • Pork
  • Venison

Eaten with bigos

Bigos is usually served with bread or potatoes. It can also be eaten by itself. The drunk that is usually served with bigos is vodka or dry white wine. Although, there isn’t anything wrong with serving dry red wine with bigos because meat is put into this Polish stew.

Facts about bios

Bigos was started in Poland in about 1385 by a prince. Bigos is rich in vitamins and minerals especially vitamin C. Bigos is also part of the traditional diet in Poland because cabbage is always in season there.