Pyzy
Homemade pyzy
TypeDumpling
CourseMain
Place of originPoland
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsPotatoes or yeast dough

Pyzy (['pɨzɨ] (About this soundlisten) singular: pyza) are a type of dumpling (kluski). The dish is most commonly referred to in its plural for pyzy, as it is most commonly served as a main course meal: large oval-shaped kluski, characteristic to Polish cuisine.[1]

Potato pyzy

Kartacze (potato dish)
Kartacze (potato dish)

Potato pyzy are prepared from a raw or a mix of raw and boiled potatoes,[2] optionally with added flour, eggs and salt, cooked in boiling water. Stuffed with meat, twaróg or mushroom stuffing, alternatively served without stuffing, and instead served with bacon, lard or fried onion.

Dishes prepared similar to potato pyzy include potato knedle[citation needed], goły, kartacze, and Silesian dumplings.

Leavened pyzy

Pampuchy (steamed yeast dumplings)
Pampuchy (steamed yeast dumplings)

Leavened pyzy or pyzy drożdżowe are prepapered from flour, milk, butter, sugar and salt. These are cooked in boiling water (similar to pampuchy) or on steam. In literature, pyzy are said to also be prepared by being baked in an oven.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Świętokrzyskie pyzy". Wolnakuchnia.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  2. ^ Pyzy borowiackie. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Poland)
  3. ^ Ślezańska, Maria (1892). Kucharz wielkopolski: praktyczne przepisy gotowania smacznych a tanich potraw, smażenia konfitur, pieczenia ciast, przyrządzania lodów, kremów, galaret, deserów, konserwów i wędlin oraz różne sekreta domowe. Poznań: J. Leitgeber. Poznań: J. Leitgeber. pp. 160–161.