This week, we’re rolling out photos, video and exclusive interviews detailing Battle Castle’s medieval soup challenge.
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Day 4: Chef Bogdan Galazka, the man who inspired our challenge, details the Teutonic Order's opulent meals, Malbork Castle's Gothic Cafe, and his favorite dessert
The Battle Castle crew was filming at Malbork when we met Bogdan Galazka, chef at the Gothic Cafe, a restaurant located inside the castle. The Teutonic Knights that built and lived in the castle, known as Marienburg in the Middle Ages, inspired the restaurant's menu - and an incredible cookbook, titled "The Cuisine of the Teutonic Grand Masters in Malbork Castle", which, in turn inspired Battle Castle's medieval soup challenge.
I had a chance to sit down with Galazka and talk about the history behind the food:
Medieval ingredients: a list to die for