pišota pl. from the term pišot; favourite traditional staple food.
Pastry made of noodle dough stuffed
with various fillings: boiled potatoes, cottage cheese, bryndza cheese, cabbage, plum
jam, etc. The name pišota comes from the shape of the pastry,
which resembles a smith's
Pišota are prepared either nange
(lit., naked), with fat, or sprinkled opral (on the
top) with a choice of fried onions, cottage cheese sweetened with sugar, etc. In
recent times, the favorite topping has become sweet instant powdered cocoa.
Until forks became a part of the cutlery in Roma households, Roma stuck the
pišota with a sharpened thin stick which was thrown away after