Pork graves crackers (Pogačice sa čvarcima)

February 14, 2015
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One of the hardest parts of not writing in your native language is to find proper terms for recipes and dishes One is about čvarci (Pork graves )
We made our own and ate with baked or boiled potatoes or homemade bread, salt, onion or garlic.
It is very hard to find some, this is very big and I did cut them before using them. Ours are small and squeezed with a potato ricer.
It's something my mother used to make, this savory cookie Pogačice sa čvarcima. —anka

  • Makes 40 crackers
  • 5 ounces pork graves
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground,
  • 1 1/2 flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cold water
In This Recipe
  1. Combine flour with baking powder, graves, salt and black pepper in a food processor and whirl just until crumbs start to clump together about 1 min.
  2. Add water.
  3. If the dough is too dry, add 1 tbs of water. (I found I had to add more than 1 tbs to hold the dough together)
  4. Press the dough into a ball.
  5. Place the dough on a lightly floured surface and roll out to a 3-4 mm thickness.
  6. Use cookie cutters to cut the dough into desired shapes and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. To bake; preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Bake for 15minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool and serve at room temperature.

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