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Pelmeni (Russian “Pierogi”)

I often get asked by my friends to make Pierogi for them while we are at school. My usual response is to tell them to visit their local grocer and pick up a package of the Polish variety of such dumplings, which are readily available most places in the US. Pelmeni, on the other hand, […]


Felt like taking a little culinary adventure. These bad boys are native the Crimean region and most ex-Soviet states. When I was little, we would get these from street vendors in Russia. Simple dough and meat filling, very similar to Empanadas.   Dough 3.5 cups flour 1 cup water 0.25 cups milk 1 egg 2 tb. […]