Pitepalt

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Pitepalt
Pitepalt.jpg
TypePalt
Place of originSweden
Region or statePiteå
Main ingredientsPotatoes, wheat or barley flour, salt

Pitepalt (see palt) is a Swedish dish related to kroppkakor or meat-filled dumplings. It is especially associated with the city of Piteå in Norrbotten County, thought to be its place of origin. [1]

Varieties[edit]

This dish has many varieties. Pitepalt are mostly made of raw potatoes and a mix of wheat and barley flour. Pitepalt and Kroppkakor look quite similar in shape. For Kroppkaka, pre-boiled potatoes and wheat flour are used. This gives kroppkaka dumplings a slightly lighter color.[2]

Ingredients[edit]

Potatoes, wheat flour or barley flour, salt and pork are common ingredients in pitepalt. Some recipes also mention onions but this is uncommon.

Serving[edit]

This dish is traditionally eaten with butter and lingonberry jam.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish Potato Dumplings, Pitepalt". tasteatlas.com. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Palt och kroppkaka". faktoider.nu. Retrieved December 1, 2019.

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