Zapiekanka is a common Polish fast food that is believed to have been invented in the 1970s Communist Poland.

We don’t have any particular story with this dish. Polish people usually eat it after party or while partying:) There are some local varieties of this dish, some people eat it with sausages, ham, onion or different cheeses. The basic recipe stays the same and includes mushrooms, cheese, ketchup and spring onions on the top.

Polish Toasted Baguette

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Polish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1 baguette
  • 200 g champignons
  • 100 g cheese (gouda, emmentaler)
  • 4 tbsp spring onion
  • 1 tsp butter or garlic butter
  • ketchup


  1. Cut baguette in half. Butter it.
  2. Slice champignons.
  3. Preheat butter in a sauté pan and add the mushrooms. Fry for few minutes. When mushrooms are soft and brownish remove the pan from the heat and place the slices on the baguette.
  4. Grate the cheese and put on the top
  5. Bake for about 10min in preheated oven to 180 degrees.
  6. Before serving let them cool down a little. Serve them with ketchup and spring onion.

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