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Autumn - time for potato dumplings

Sweet dark plums are wrapped in a potato dough, and boiled before rolling in sweetened toasted bread crumbs. mmmmmm

I've done them on last Saturday, and made some pictures while doing it. It was quite a hard job to do two such things in the same time. :)

Try it! ( cooking, not photographing)

Recipe

* 4 large russet potatoes

* 1/2 teaspoon salt

* 1 tablespoon butter, softened

* 2 eggs

* 1/4 cup farina

* 1 cup all-purpose flour, or as needed

* camera set on timmer

* lens with wide apperture

* tripod,

* two opened bags that would be used as gloves

* 12 Italian prune plums

* 12 cubes white sugar

* 1/2 cup butter, melted

* 1/4 cup white sugar

* 1 cup dry bread crumbs

* additional melted butter and sugar for garnish (optional), or sour cream and cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

1. Scrub potatoes, and place them into a large pot with enough water to cover. bring to a boil, and cook until tender, about 40 minutes. Drain, and cool. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel, and press through a ricer .

2.Mix together the prepared potatoes, salt, egg, and 1 tablespoon of butter until well blended. Gradually stir in the farina, and then the flour. If dough is still wet, more flour can be mixed in. Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead until smooth, about 5 to 10 minutes.

3. Split open each plum where it cracks, and remove the pit. Replace each pit with a sugar cube, and close.

4. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into twelve 3 inch squares. Place one plum into each square, and bring the corners around to the top. Pinch together all of the seams to seal.

5. Bring a large pot of water to a slow boil. Place about 4 dumplings into the water at a time. Once they float to the surface, continue to cook them for about 5 more minutes. Transfer cooked dumplings to a covered bowl, and keep warm.

6. Melt the remaining 1/2 cup of butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Stir in bread crumbs, and 1/4 cup of sugar. Continue to cook and stir until browned. Remove the bread crumbs to a plate, and roll warm dumplings in the mixture until entirely coated. To serve, place a dumpling or two on a plate, sprinkle with a little sugar and a little extra melted butter, if desired.

Ooooo, I forgott to take a picture of a finished meal, they were sooo tasty, that I've forgotten :)

I guess I should do it today again .... plums are still available on the market.

Photo credits: , Jelena Popić.

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September 15, 2007

Icyimage

Very interesting article, I simply love unusual articles, and I like to cook very much.

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