Update date: 9 September 2015

Zalewajka (sour barley soup)


  • 1 l of water
  • Vegetables (soup greens)
  • Sourdough
  • Potatoes diced
  • 3 silesian sausages
  • 3 dried mushrooms
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • 3 grains of all-spice
  • Bay leaf
  • Marjoram
  • Cream



Boil vegetables in water with mushrooms. Peel the sausage and dice it and boil it in the stock. Then add the potatoes diced, bay leaf, all-spice, onion. Add the sourdough when the vegetables turn soft and boil for few minutes. Season all with squeezed garlic, marjoram, salt, pepper to your taste.



This meal was prepared by the Country Homemakers’ Association 'Tucznawianki' from Dąbrowa Górnicza during 5th “Silesian Tastes Festival 2010” in Złoty Potok.