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  • n. A kind of Russian dumpling, like ravioli.


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From Russian пельмени (pel'méni), singular пельмень (pel'mén')


  • In Russia meat varieties are called pelmeni while cabbage, potato or sour cherry varieties are vareniki.

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  • Kim Jong Il picked at them with a fork and said: 'What kind of pelmeni are these?

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  • It is, of course, nothing more than Russian pelmeni, they reply.

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  • Hei is cooking a russian dish called pelmeni for the gang, and Suou offers to help.

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  • And if you sing well, you'll take home a pile of pelmeni.

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  • Mr. SERGEI SOTNIKOV: (Foreign language spoken) Mr. NIKOLAI SOTNIKOV: (Foreign language spoken) TAYA: (Foreign language spoken) GREENE: Meat rolls and cabbage rolls and pelmeni, which are Russian dumplings.

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  • Borscht and pelmeni (dumplings) are ubiquitously Russian, but experiment with different varieties; salmon and wild mushroom pelmeni are Reilley's recommendations.

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  • When I put my pen to paper it draws beets, eggs, pelmeni.


  • Inside, guests sat down to a five-course meal including Siberian pelmeni, a ravioli-like dish filled with venison, and green shchi soup, with chicken and sorrel.

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  • Trying to squeeze the most out of our reduced time here, we immediately set off walking through the city, stopping to eat pelmeni and my first borscht, as well as coffee and rum and hot wine as the cold got to us.

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