Gallery: Market Scene: Market Hall in Gdansk, Poland

Sausages
Sausages

You can buy every type of kielbasa imaginable, as well as kabanosy and other sausages, from several different vendors.

The Meat Counter
The Meat Counter

Need some tongue or salami? The choice of cold cuts is seemingly endless.

Farmer's Cheese
Farmer's Cheese

One vendor specializes in farmer's cheese dusted with black pepper, paprika, or other spices.

Herring
Herring

Herring, or śledź, is a Polish staple. These shiny fresh herring are typically served in a creamy sauce with bread.

Smoked Fish
Smoked Fish

There are several fishmongers to choose from in the Market Hall, and most of them carry a large selection of smoked fish, like trout.

Pierogi
Pierogi

Several deli counters sell pierogi for cooking at home. The most popular flavors are cabbage and mushroom and potato and cheese. This vendor also sold a spinach variety.

The Produce Market
The Produce Market

Produce is sold on the street level, right next to the Market Hall.

Chanterelles
Chanterelles

During the fall, mushrooms pop up all across Poland after cool rains.

Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower Seeds

The broad centers of sunflowers are harvested and sold at markets for their seeds.

Walnuts
Walnuts

Walnuts in their shell are an autumn staple.

Hazelnuts
Hazelnuts

Piles of smooth hazelnuts in their shell were everywhere, too.

Plums
Plums

There are tiny plums at markets and restaurants everywhere in Poland during early autumn.

Pears
Pears

Small green pears proved another popular fall fruit.

Dill
Dill

Dill might be the most common herb in Polish cuisine. The feathery plant grows tall with little yellow flowers.