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Papanaşi
(Sweet Cheese Dumplings Rolled in Bread Crumbs and Sugar)

Here's a Transylvanian dish of papanaşi. Papanaşii are a traditional dessert all over the country, but you will find them mostly fried if you order them in restaurants (see photo #8). Here's the recipe for boiled papanasi.

Ingredients for 6 servings:
- 500 g (approx. 1 lb ) farmerís cheese
- 2 eggs
- 5 tbsp cream of wheat
- 5 tbsp bread crumbs
- 50 g olive oil
- 4 tbsp sugar

1. In a bowl mix the cheese, eggs, and cream of wheat.

2. With your hands covered in flour take cheese out of the bowl and squeeze to make balls some 5 cm (1 Ĺ in) in diameter. Place them on a dish.

>3. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan, and add a pinch of salt. In a second pot or pan, heat the oil and pour the bread crumbs. Stir until bread crumbs turn light brown, then turn the heat off and add the sugar.
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