I hardly ever make traditional Polish food. But I am a sucker for dumplings in any shape and form, from any country and tradition. I have made Japanese gyoza before, Chinese dim sum, Italian tortellini and ravioli. I have also made Polish dumplings.
Boyfriend’s favourite ones are ruthenian dumpings which are stuffed with potatoes and quark cheese.
Sometimes I make it for him because I’m such a great girlfriend.
3 cups spelt flour (plus extra for dusting)
2/3 cup hot water
1 egg (optional)
2 tbsp olive oil
for the filling:
2 medium potatoes
250 quark (ricotta if you can’t find quark)
salt and pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
- Start by making the dough. Sieve the dough and make a well in the middle. Add warm water, oil and egg and start mixing everything together using hands. You can dust the surface if the…
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