Update date: 14 October 2013

Bryja - the fruit soup with mashed potatoes


  • 10 dag fruit
  • 2 dag cream
  • 1 dag flour
  • 3 dag smoked bacon
  • 1 potato
  • sugar to taste
  • salt



Cut stemmed fruit up, pour over with a litre of water and set aside. Simmer the smoked bacon. If you use dried fruit, wash it carefully and soak one day before. On the following day, boil it in the same water in which it was soaked. Mix the cream with flour, pour into the fruit and bring to boiling. Season to taste with sugar, salt and cinnamon. Serve hot with mashed potatoes.

Bryja is a Christmas silesian dish made with dry fruits.



This meal was prepared by the Restaurant "U Przewoźnika" from Tychy during the 4th “Silesian Tastes Festival 2009” in Pszczyna. The Team won 2nd place in professional category.

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