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Pierogi

Naturally, pierogi is the most well-known Polish food. Pierogi is now plural in Polish (pieróg is solitary), however, in the United Kingdom in particular, people love to call it pierogis, which is incorrect and hurts my ears. Pierogi is simply a pastry with an assortment of fillings, which may be appetizingly savory or sweet.

The most famous fillings are meat, sauerkraut with mushrooms, spinach, buckwheat, potatoes with singed onions, pepper and curds called Ruskie which signifies “Ruthenian pierogi”, sweet curds with raisins and occasional organic product (blueberries, strawberries, and cherries), buckwheat, sweet curds or bubbled potatoes with seared onions (called Russian dumplings.

You can get pierogi boiled, baked in an oven, or fried, however generally in Poland, you eat them after they’ve been boiled with butter and crisp onions on top.