American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A semicircular dumpling with any of various fillings, such as finely chopped meat or vegetables, that is often sautéed after being boiled.
- From Polish pierogi, singular pieróg, or Ukrainian пироги (pyrohý), singular пиріг (pyríh). (Wiktionary)
- Polish, pl. of pieróg, dumpling, and Russian pirogi, pl. of pirog. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The word pierogi is plural for a reason; one is never enough.”
“The Polish agree that what we call a pierogi is actually that, but the Russian pirogi also called pirozhki or piroshki are actually small buns made with a yeast or short dough.”
“What we call pierogi, the Russian would consider vareniki.”
“In Poland these would be described as pierogi, or in Russia, as pelmeni - basically they were little half moons of a pasta-like dough wrapped around a great cherry filling.”
“There one could also find a special kind of pierogi, large chewy kreplach: fist-sized dumplings filled with seasoned stew meat and onions before being boiled, baked, then fried, the last step glazing and toughening them like bagels.”
“Our menu includes crowd favorites such as pierogi, haluski and cabbage rolls.”
“pierogi" is polish for pierogi like chef boyardee chicken ravioliPierogis are the Polish answer to the filled dumpling, much like Italians have ravioli, Chinese have won tons, Koreans have mahn-doo, and Argentineans have empanadas.”
“Artist hopes a pierogi will rise in Northeast (Abby Simons).”
“It also knocks on the head the notion that fast food is a North American phenomenon, but for too long pierogi were displaced by the superior marketing of McDonald's.”
“Polish pierogi, a cross between a doughy dumpling and Italian ravioli or tortellini, are not to be confused with the Russian pirozhki, a baked bun stuffed with savoury or sweet fillings.”
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Noodles and noodle types from around the world.
Types of bread & breadmaking terms. Mainly I'm looking for plain or savoury breads but I'll accept the sweet-ish ones as long as they are more bread than cake :-)
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