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Noun1.pirogi - small fruit or meat turnover baked or fried
turnover - a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
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I go rip some memo's pirogi. I used to write some expanding line-unit dromes.
A[yen] The question my Moscow- born friend Galina was referring to had nothing to do with Putin, or Pussy Riot, or the culinary ethics of adding ketchup to your pirogi. And yet, it is the back across which Russian-American relations are broken.
A vast array of world-famous dishes is in its arsenal, including Russian appetizers and pirogi, Ukrainian borshch, Georgian shashlyk, Azeri lamb stew [piti], Uzbek plov, and many other national dishes." Addressing those assembled for the meeting, he called on them to "exalt the accomplishments of Soviet cuisine!" (66)
With its compact, but varied menu, Granny's Pie offers a range of blinis - similar to a crepe or thin pancake stuffed with different meats, fish or vegetables; a selection of pirogi - 32cm pies that are baked and similar to a quiche as they contain a mixture of fillings; and traditional salads.
Boys in dusty street clothes sold rolls and pirogi from baskets on the sidewalks.
During the film, people are invited to sample several Russian dishes, including pirogi (Russian pies) and dolma (stuffed vegetables).
And our mother would say: think of the notes as pirogi and fill yourself up.
Filled savoury pastries called pirogi are another central part of Russian cuisine.