Crisp bacon, then add diced onions to the fat and brown. Pour boiling water over sauerkraut, squeeze liquid once cooled. Add bacon, onions, salt, and pepper and cook in pan.
Boil potatoes, skin, and smash. Add cotija cheese (traditionally it would be homemade), onion, bacon, salt, and pepper.
Cut dried plums and measure 1/4 cup sugar.
The dough. What can I say about the dough besides the fact that compared to the technique of my 74-year-old teacher, I felt like I was using my fingers for the first time as I awkwardly fiddled with the flour, eggs, and water.
The two professionals in the kitchen turned the ingredients into a delicate pastry in mere moments.