The pierogi originated in the country of Poland. The pierogi is a type of dumpling that can be filled with many different ingredients.Continue Reading
The national food for the country of Poland is the pierogi. The bite size pieces are often served in two or more.
The pierogi shell is made from a dough which is rolled thin. In Poland, the most popular fillings for this dish are mushrooms, sauerkraut and forcemeat. Potatoes, cheese, onion and cabbage are also traditional ingredients.
Dessert versions of this dish are made with fresh fruits, including strawberries and blueberries and white cream or mousse. The pierogi can be fried, steamed or baked.Learn more about Food Facts
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The exact origin of the pierogi is unknown, but it is thought to have Central or Eastern European beginnings. Pierogi are dumplings filled with sauerkraut, potato, cheese, meat or fruit and are most commonly associated with Poland. Claims for inventing the pierogi have also been made by Russia, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia and Ukraine.Full Answer >