This recipe is made with “from scratch” tortillas and is very different from it’s Tex-Mex cousin.
Bitky are Russian meat patties. They are popular throughout the region and eaten often. Some version also contain bread crumbs and perhaps some garlic. They go well with mashed potatoes or buttered pasta.
This is a recipe for Mantou, which is a meat-filled pastry or dumpling. I think every culture has some sort of meat pie. My husband wanted it because he has an old friend from Uzbekistan who made the best Mantou. I tried to explain that we were trying Afghan food. Luckily, I found this Afghan recipe for Mantou. Continue reading