Pelmennitsa mechanical - assistant in the kitchen
Who ever cooked dumplings in large quantities (more than 100 pieces), he knows how tiresome this work is. Particularly annoying is the "pastime" when you hurry, and from the whole big family, no one is going to help the landlady. In this case the mechanical dumplings are really helping out.
General information about the device
Back in Soviet times, in many kitchens, there was a mechanical dumplings, made of metal. And let her often used for other purposes (even in the form of a stand for dishes), in emergency cases, she could greatly facilitate the owner's life. With the help of this device, the process of modeling dumplings is greatly accelerated. In this case, they all have a standard value and uniformly made seams. Most of the metal pelmennitsa mechanical is a small board, the thickness of which exceeds 2 cm. It cuts the same holes. Most often they are hexagonal, semicircular, round and square. Their edges a few millimeters rise above the surface of the board, which greatly facilitates the process of filling and molding pelmeni. The hostess can choose the most suitable shape for her pelmeni. A board with square holes can be used for making Italian ravioli. As a rule, the size of the cells is close to the index of 5 x 5 cm.
The process of modeling dumplings
To prepare the same dumplings, the surface of this device is covered with a uniformly rolled out dough sheet. Mince lay out a teaspoon to where the holes are viewed. Pelmennitsa mechanical standard allows at one time to produce about 40 pieces of pelmeni. After spreading the stuffing, cover it with another evenly rolled out layer of dough. Then with a usual rolling pin, smoothly run over the surface. At the same time, ready-made pelmeni are "stuck" in the holes. Tightly compressed by means of a rolling pin, the ribbed edges of the holes are firmly connected and cut off.
Mechanical dumplings for home
To date, the range of such kitchen appliances has expanded significantly. At the same time the pelmennitsa can be made not only from metal and various alloys, but also from food plastic and wood. Of course, when choosing such utensils, do not forget that it will have to be periodically washed from the stuck test. That is why the wooden mechanical pelmennitsa, although it has an excellent aesthetic appearance, has not been widely used in our kitchens. Such an adaptation over time accumulates more and more microbes, which successfully develop in the structure of wood. It is impossible to wash such pelmennitsy with very hot water, as they can be deformed.
Very popular in recent years, a home-made dumplings, made of durable plastic. Often it is completed with a convenient portioning spoon, due to which in each mold gets the same amount of minced meat. These pelmennitsy are convenient, practical, have low cost. From metal devices it is better to choose those that are made of stainless steel, since aluminum can react with food, which is dangerous for health. The most comfortable pelmennitsa have strong legs.