Friday, October 19, 2007

Polish phrases-Pierogi recipe

Polish phrases about how to make pierogi.

Today, I offer you my mum's recipe for a homemade meat dumplings served with crispy bacon and of course few Polish phrases relevant with preparing dumplings. let's start

The Dough

3 egg

1 (8 ounce) container sour cream

3 cups all-purpose flour

¼ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon baking powder

The Fillings

1 kilo good quality pork

2 large onions

salt, pepper


1.To prepare the meat filling, cook the meat and ground in a food processor, chop the onions, fry them in butter until they just become translucent, then add the ground meat . Fry to about 5 minutes. Finally, add salt and pepper to taste.

2. To make the dough, mix all ingredients together. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface until firm and smooth. Roll dough approximately 1/8-inch thick. Cut into round shapes, approximately 3 ½-inches in diameter. Add a small amount of meat filling to the center of a disk. Fold in half to form a half-moon shape. Seal and pinch ends tightly.

3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pierogi and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until pierogi float to the top. Remove with a slotted spoon.

4. Fry the bacon on a golden brown color and besprinkle crispy bacon on pierogi.

Ciasto- dugh

Pierogi -dumplings

Mięso - meat

Boczek -bacon

Cebula -cabbage

Ciasto –dough




Sól - salt

Pieprz –pepper When my friend start to learn Polish as a first he remember Polish phrases connection with food. Smacznego!- Bon appetite!

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