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Russian Pot Stew

By |2017-11-01T09:18:00+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Main Dishes, Meats, Russian|

Russian Pot Stew Correctly selected crockery is the key to delicious and healthy food! It all depends on the method of preparation and, of course, the food. Since time immemorial, in Rus’ hot meal was cooked either in cast iron pots or in clay pots, which were the basic kitchen utensils. Clay or iron pots [...]

Sea Buckthorn Kissel

By |2017-10-20T11:11:16+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Beverages|

It seems that there can be nothing easier than just mixing water, simple syrup and starch together in order to create a new dish or drink. However, modern fruit and berry kissels came into being quite recently, in the beginning of the 19th century, and instantly gained popularity among the well-off. Originally, in Rus’ kissel [...]

Ivan Tea

By |2017-09-20T09:04:27+00:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Beverages, Russian|

Autumn is that special time of the year when it feels just right to spend evenings with your family. That is why one of the most popular autumn rituals in Russian families is tea drinking.  For many people homeliness and coziness is closely associated with Russian samovar, strong, flavorful tea and fresh luscious pastries. Nowadays [...]

Russian Borscht

By |2019-01-04T23:12:18+00:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Soups|

There is a widely accepted fact that every Russian housewife has to be able to fry meat cutlets, bake pies and cook borscht. This one of the most well-known soups in Russian cuisine is popular not only in southern parts of Russia but also in neighboring countries. Borscht is believed to have originated in Ukraine, [...]

Russian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls – Golubtsi (Video recipe)

By |2019-08-30T11:04:13+00:00September 1st, 2017|Categories: Main Dishes, Russian, Ukranian|

In Russia the name “Golubtsi” is referred not only to ground meat and rice rolled into cabbage leaves, but also to bell peppers stuffed with the same filling. These two variants are very similar in a way they are cooked because cabbage rolls and stuffed pepper are both stewed in a rich tomato and sour cream [...]

Draniki the Potato Pancakes

By |2017-08-23T11:12:13+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Breakfast, Main Dishes, Ukranian, Vegetables|

Draniki are considered to be a Belarusian dish, although they are an integral part of Russian and Ukrainian culinary traditions. The etymology of the word gives us a hint of how Draniki were cooked originally. No graters or blenders existed at the time the dish was invented, so potatoes were ground with the use of [...]

Russian Solyanka

By |2019-01-04T23:12:33+00:00August 12th, 2017|Categories: Russian, Soups|

Solyanka is a dish that combines a great variety of ingredients. It is a bright vegetable stew and rich broth with mushrooms, fish and meat. Long time ago solyanka was cooked from cabbage, meat and cucumbers. The distinctive feature of solyanka was a characteristic sour taste which was reached by adding vinegar or brine. And [...]

Light turnip salad

By |2017-08-06T14:06:30+00:00August 6th, 2017|Categories: Russian, Salads, Vegetables|

On hot summer days we prefer light, refreshing appetizers, drinks and, of course, salads. Salads as we know them now appeared in Russian cuisine only in the middle of the 19th century. Marinated and pickled vegetables were accompanied by fresh vegetable appetizers with a dressing. Before that, only meat dishes were served with a dressing. Since Soviet times to present days [...]

Breakfast porridge

By |2017-07-26T10:56:01+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Breakfast|

Speaking of breakfast, porridge is the first dish that comes to the mind of the Russians. Porridge is definitely a main traditional meal in Russia. Its roots go deep into ancient history. Porridge is ubiquitously mentioned in Russian folklore – in proverbs, sayings, jokes, nursery rhymes and fairy tales. Weddings, birthday and christening parties were [...]

Manti

By |2017-07-13T13:49:07+00:00July 13th, 2017|Categories: Main Dishes|

Russian traditional cuisine has an ancient history and combines a mix of different cultures. The dishes are as international as Russia itself and include Tatar, Caucasus, Uzbek, Ukrainian, Belorussian gastronomic traditions. Manti are considered to be an Asian dish but they are very popular in Russian families as well. This dish is equally good on [...]

Green Sorrel Soup (Shchi)

By |2019-01-04T23:12:43+00:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Belorussian, Cakes/Pies, Russian, Soups, Ukranian, Vegetables|

Summer brings a lot of changes to one’s life no matter whether you spend this time in a stuffy office or in countryside. Summer also colors your diet with new flavors. So, it is important not to waste a moment and try all seasonal dishes. Summer food is lighter as it includes many vegetables and [...]

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