Thursday, February 19, 2009

Ukrainian Piroshki

I hope this finds everyone well and happy! It seems like I just do not get the opportunity to post and do the visiting that I want to do! Our kids and their activities really keep us hopping.

I am not sure if I have mentioned to you before that I am Ukrainian. Full-blooded Ukrainian...all four sets of my great grandparents came from Ukraine. My parent's farm is in an area where most of the neighbors are also Ukrainian. People of my parents age (70) all speak Ukrainian. My generation can understand a bit and speak a few words. I LOVE Ukrainian food and have become obsessed with making the dishes to pass down to my children and so forth. My only living grandparent is my Grandma. She is not able to do any cooking so she loves when I make something Ukrainian and take it to her.

Lately I have been making piroshki which is a kind of like a bun with filling. You will see other nationalities with similar foods. My Grandma loves my piroshki with ground beef seasoned with some onions, salt and cracked pepper. My husband loves the ones stuffed with apples, cinnamon and sugar! I must run for now but I will be back soon. THANK you so much for stopping by! See you soon.

Farmchick

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19 sweet chicks commented here:

Coloradolady said...

Ok...no fair....I was looking for a recipe....these look wonderful!!

Betty said...

They look wonderful! Of course, everything you make looks wonderful...why should these be any different..haha.

Carolyn (Harbor Hon) said...

Oh my! Do I love those when I can get them! There was a place here that used to make them and I bought them all the time. It's gone now and I have been sad ever since. I love the ones with meat and onions ... so savory and good when they're hot. I can still smell them. Never had any with the apples, but I'll bet they're delicious. I'd even be willing to purchase the recipe. xxoo

Back in the Day said...

I bet they turned out so yummy! So nice of you to make dishes for your Grandma! (Ok, now make some for me too!) lol
Nicole

The Primitive Bucket said...

Those look yummy and what a good grand daughter you are to make your grandma goodies!!! I bet she really looks forward to your visits!! I haven't posted in so long, I just don't want you to forget about me!! lol We have lots going on here too it seems like..
Stay sweet Mrs Chick!!!
Have a wonderful day!1
Joleen

Mama Bear said...

Mmmmmm I love me some pershki (at least that's how we spell it). My favorite (well, I'll eat them regardless, but...) is farmer sausage pershki, where you take the dough and wrap it around a stick of farmer sausage (take a sausage and cut in half, then in half again).

Kinda like pigs in a blanket but oh so much better.

carolyn at cranberry crossings: said...

YUmmy! They look so good! I hope you can find the time to post some recipes for us.
Have a great weekend!

Sharon said...

Those look so good. I can not wait till you give a recipe for them.
God bless

Beth E. said...

Ooh...you're making me very hungry! LOL Those sound absolutely delicious.

:o)

Linda / Behind My Red Door said...

Oh wonderful to share the foods of your heritage. We make a few Lithunian and swedish dishes and they are so special to us. Please do share your recipe if you have time!!

Lisa said...

How cool is that. How many people anymore can say they are 100%? How cool. The perizhky looks yummy!!

Susan said...

They look so good. Would love to get the recipe from you.

Sweet Blessings said...

What a great gift you are giving to your family by keeping family traditions and recipes alive! Even though life is a little on the go & busy for you right now....May it be filled with ALL things good...and many Sweet Blessings!

Cow Pies & Mud Pies said...

That looks fabulous! That's awesome to pass on your heritage foods to your kids. You know, it's just rare to find people that still "cook"! I bet your Grandma loves it! Thanks for sharing, those look delish!
Leslie

belladella said...

Oh gosh those look so good!

Julie said...

I would love to make these for my family---yummy!! What a wonderful heritage you have. Julie

Train Wreck said...

Wait come back you didn't tell us the recipe, or what yummy goodness is inside??

Sherry said...

That looks so good!

Sherry said...

That looks so good!