Hungarian Plum Dumplings


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After posting yesterday, I decided that potato quiche was a bit dull so decided to make Hungarian Plum Dumplings instead. These are basically boiled potato and flour dumplings with a plum inside. Please go over and have and have a look at the recipe if it is something you might like to try.

I used the following local ingredients:

Potatoes from a local farm

Plain flour – we’re not sure where the wheat grain comes from so we may not be able to use this supplier in Lent


Eggs which we bought from our local shop. In future we will get them from the milkman as they’re more local

Plums from the freezer – originally from the tree in my parents’ garden

Breadcrumbs from bad bread baked by me using brown flour and locally produced honey.

In the end, we were not too sure whether it is meant to be a sweet or savoury meal, so we mixed in a few herbs that we bought at a local Country Market and ate it with local lettuce (probably greenhouse grown so off the Lent list) and sprouting beans.

It just goes to show how complicated even a simple meal can be!

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