Polish Buttermilk Drink with Chives

  • Serves

    serves 1


(Kwasne Mleko Ze Szczypiorkiem)
André Baranowski, a regular SAVEUR photographer who grew up in western Poland, used to consume this beverage as prepared by his mother, Alicja, in the 1960s. "It was always cold and refreshing," he says, "with chives straight from our garden."


  • 1 cup chilled buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp. roughly chopped chives
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Step 1

In a small glass, stir together buttermilk, chives that have been smashed lightly with the edge of a knife, and salt and pepper to taste.

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