Saturday, June 9, 2018

pierogi -

Pierogi (pih-roh-ghee) (singular: pieróg), also known in Ukraine by the name Varenyky, is a kind of dumpling contents originating from Eastern Europe. Although the word pierogi is plural, most English speakers use it as a single word and add s or ice to their plural.

This food is made from unleavened packet dough, with tasty or sweet stuffing and then cooked in boiling water. These foods are popular in the Slavic region (Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Russia, Ruthenian, Ukraine); Baltic (Latvian, Lithuanian), and other Eastern Europeans (such as Hungary and Romania), where they are known by various local names. Pierogi is primarily associated with Poland and Slovakia, where it is considered a national dish.

Typical stuffing pierogi include potatoes, sauerkraut, meat, cheese, and fruit. It can also be served with certain sprinkles, such as butter, sour cream, or fried onions, or a combination of these ingredients.