Polish cities, attitudes and styles: they've all developed their own distinct identities since the country parted with communism almost 25 years ago - but can the same now be achieved with Polish cuisine?
That's the aim of Wojciech Amaro, an award-winning Polish chef and the man behind the country's first Michelin Star restaurant, who is intent on changing perceptions of his country's culinary craft.
"We're trying to draw a new line for Polish cuisine," Amaro explained. "(This means) having a new combination (of ingredients) but in the end, people can feel this is Poland on the plate."
CNN's On the Road series brings you a greater insight into the customs and culture of Poland. On TV and online CNN explores the places, the people and the passions unique to this eastern European nation. Watch the episodes during the week of November 18 and the special half-hour show on November 23 & 24.