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How to make Estonian Potato Flat Bread. Kartulipletskid

My father was born in 1943. So, he was child after war. This was terrible time. Estonia was occupied by Soviet Union, Hunger and poverty. In March 1949, 20,722 people (2.5% of the population) were deported to Siberia.20170204_162123
Started collectivization. Forcibly was established collective farms, which means that all farmers must give all animals to collective farms. All over the countryside, the establishment of kolkhozes was announced and the majority of the peasants joined ‘voluntarily’, fearing that they would be deported if they did not sign up. During the 1950s, masses of farm animals would starve to death in late winter or early spring because of a lack of fodder. Collective farmer’s did not get first years any salary.

Because was lack of eggs and everything, children invented ” bread”, to have something to eat. They mixed potatoes, flour and oil and baked this on to the wood burning stove iron.

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Zucchini cakes

Grate 2 Zucchinis and 1 Potato. Add some salt ad leave to seep at least for 20 minutes.
From time to time squeezing water out.

Grate  in the other bowl ca 50 g Parmesan or other hard cheese. Add  1 choped onion and sliced garlic.

Zucchini Cakes

 

Mix vegetables with cheese, add 1 whiped egg, 2 table spoon flour and sunflower seeds.
Season with salt, pepper, nutmeg and basil.

 

Preheat oven 220 C.

Fry on pan in hot oil zuccini cakes.
Ready cakes put in to oven to mature, while making dressing.