Feasting on Memories of My Mother’s Polish Cooking

Rediscovering family dinners

Alice Goldbloom
Jan 12 · 5 min read
Photo by Gaby Yerden on Unsplash

I don’t have a childhood memory that doesn’t include the fragrant aroma of my mother’s home-cooked meals. Our family of five sat down for dinner at a small kitchen table every night, precisely at six, when my father came home from work. My Polish mother prepared dinner, and maybe it is just nostalgia, but they were all delicious.