The Highlanders’ cuisine is a part of the interesting culture of the Carpathians. Dishes are mainly based on potatoes, cheese and greasy meat (pork, lamb and beef). However in the past meet was served only on special occasions (Christmas, Easter, wedding party etc.).
What was generally eaten here was sauerkraut soup and boiled potatoes which were served with crackling and noodles made of plain or wheat flour.
The most famous local specialty, making Zakopane famous all over the world, is the ''oscypek'' – salty, smoked sheep cheese.
Bundz – cottage cheese made of sheep milk
Moskol – a type of a potato pancake, served usually with garlic butter
Kwaśnica – the most famous local soup made of sauerkraut, served with smoked ribs.
The most known beverage is the highlander's tea. It is famous as it is served with high voltage ... thus, makes you energetic and warm, especially in winter.