The Guinness record for the largest portion of barley soup, which was cooked on October 6, 2018 in Kłodzko, was officially approved in the London office of records. This task was successfully undertaken by chefs from the Association „Cooks Without Borders”.
Barley soup was cooked in the field in Kłodzko Fortress. 22 chefs took part in the record action, preparing 1110 liters of barley soup within 8 hours. 100 kg of pork tails, 75 kg of groats, 200 kg of potatoes, 45 kg of vegetables, 2 kg of additional meats, 10 kg of salt, 3 kg of pepper, kilogram of allspice and bay leaf. As a result, a soup was created that could be eaten by 2,850 people.
Krupnik was cooked according to a recipe from 1924, found by Leszek Kawa, an enthusiast of the old cuisine. It was not the first record of the chef – he already has seven of them, including lasagne, pizza in Błonia Krakowskie, spaghetti in the amount of 7.9 tons and bigos.
Among those who were officially listed on the Guinness Record certificate, there were: Poviat Starosty in Kłodzko, City of Kłodzko, Association „Cooks Without Borders”, the company Aves Ltd., Octim Ltd., Kitle.pl and Magillo Restaurant.