The perogies of Saskatchewan
If there is one thing people can agree on, it's that perogies are delicious. Take a look at foods from around the world that are similar to the much-loved perogy.
Perogies are traditionally Ukrainian or Polish, but many cultures around the world have a similar dish
If there is something other than the Riders that can bring the people of Saskatchewan together, it's a perogy.
But have you ever noticed how almost all cultures have perogy-like foods?
Take a look:
Greek cuisine has the spanakopita. It's a pastry that can be stuffed with feta cheese and spinach.
If you're in Regina and craving a "Greek perogy" you can pick one up at the Breakfast Bistro.
Gyoza or potstickers are popular in many Asian countries. They can be served deep fried, or more like a wonton. Just like perogies.
Samosas are a favourite side dish for people all over South Asia and East Africa. They are deep fried and filled with anything from beef to potatoes, and even lentils.
The Middle East calls its "perogy" shish barak. It's filled with beef and served in a yogurt sauce with pine nuts.
Asian dumplings are a popular lunch meal. Shanghai Lily in Regina offers them as part of its dim sum menu.
For those who crave the traditional Ukrainian perogy, Peg's Kitchen in Regina carries homemade ones.
As diverse as each and every culture is, one thing is clear: there is something magical about deep fried dough that can bring all people together.
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