Name: Pieróg gryczany
Translation: buckwheat pie
Energy: approx. 200 kcal per slice
Ingredients: buckwheat groats, wheat flour, cottage cheese (quark), sour cream, eggs, butter, pork fat, yeast, sugar, pepper, salt, mint.
Pieróg gryczany (aka piróg) is a very popular regional snack in the Lublin area. It’s a savoury yeast shortcrust cake with buckwheat and cottage cheese filling, seasoned with mint. It might be topped with crumble, contain potatoes in the filling (pieróg biłgorajski – pie from Biłgoraj) or be baked without pastry whatsoever.