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Potato casserole

What is essentially a casserole? It is a minimum of ingredients and loads of saved time. Perhaps it is the fastest dish made from everything you have in the refrigerator. Many recipes are possible to cook without using the oven, on the stove. Without reading any recipes, relying only on your own imagination, you can cook a stunning dinner, snack or dessert. Casserole as a dessert is usually prepared from cottage cheese: cottage cheese, [...]

By |March 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Kistibi. Tatar National Dish

It is not surprising to hear from Tatar housewife an unobtrusive question: What are you cooking today? Tatars are always looking for new recipes and ideas. They cook quite a lot and always diverse. They even bake homemade bread for the whole family. If you are invited to a Tatar family tea party, you will be surprised by the variety of sweet food on the table which is necessarily homemade: cottage cheese cheesecakes, sweet [...]

By |February 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Shrovetide – Maslenitsa. Russian Pancakes

Pancake week can rightly be considered the most fun time of the year after the New Year hustle and bustle. It heralds the onset of spring and gives people a few carefree days in the winter succession of daily routine. Maslenitsa is unimaginable without pancakes in all their diversity with different fillings and toppings - pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, pancakes for yourself, for dear friends and guests. But why are special Maslenitsa [...]

By |February 18th, 2018|Categories: Maslenitsa|0 Comments

Oatmeal Cookies

When talking of healthy desserts such as zephyr, marmalade it is impossible not to mention oatmeal cookies. Rich in slow carbs, moderately sweet and nutritious, it is a favorite of many adherents of healthy nutrition. Today oatmeal cookies are prepared with oat flakes with an addition of candied fruits, bananas, dried fruits and nuts. But initially cookies were a simple, non-sweet lean bread made from oatmeal and water.          In Australia oatmeal cookies are [...]

By |February 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Bigos or Hunter’s Stew

Bigos is a Polish and Latvian dish which is immensely popular in post-soviet countries. Many men still associate this dish to their army days as in Russian army bigos is just as celebrated as barley porridge with meat. There are even several recipes known as Army-style Bigos. Others call bigos solyanka which is not far from the truth, because bigos uses same ingredients as meat solyanka. Bigos is a time consuming. It demands much [...]

By |February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Chicken liver Pate

Pate is a versatile, simple and scrumptious dish that can be served for any occasion, and especially an unexpected one. When there is no time to cook a full meal, pate is ideal as an everyday snack. It can always bail you out on a special occasion, introducing new flavors and being a great addition to main dishes. If you are fond of substantial hearty breakfasts, do not deny yourself the pleasure of eating [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Siberian Fish Pie

We've already written about traditional Russian pies and presented an everyday recipe of pies with cabbage. Today we would like to introduce more festive, but not too complicated recipe of a fish pie or Siberian Rybnik. This dish came to us from the regions of Siberia and Far North where fisheries are well developed. That's where such dishes as ukha or fish soup, pies, pancakes with caviar and fish are very popular. Siberian Rybnik [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Categories: Cakes/Pies, Russian|0 Comments

Khrenoder, Adjika, Flame – Russian Fiery Hot Horseradish Sauce

For Russian people a combination of fatty and spicy food is quite traditional. For example, kholodec (meat jelly) with mustard and horseradish, borscht with bacon and garlic, meat with hot adjika sauce. All these dishes are designed to warm you in cold winter time. There is nothing better than to come in from the cold and eat hot soup with a piece of bread smeared with some spicy sauce. But in addition to traditional [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Categories: Sauces/Dressings|0 Comments

Christmas Table

Celebrations of the New Year all over the world strive for the global common denominator, while Christmas on the opposite has a special atmosphere in every country. Every family has its own little and great Christmas traditions. Christmas celebrations in Russia start on the night before Christmas and continue until the Epiphany. During these days neighbors and friends go to each other's homes with treats, sing funny songs and ditties. Children are very fond [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Christmas & New Year|0 Comments

Kozuli – Russian Christmas Gingerbread

Today icing decorated gingerbreads are coming into fashion. They are prepared for the holidays, given as presents, and even used for cake decoration. But few people know that Russia has its own tradition of cooking this delicacy with a deep history and meaning. The first kozuli were cooked by Arkhangelsk Pomors. These cakes were prepared with a certain ritual care, and often had the form of goats (koza), which explains the name of the [...]

By |December 29th, 2017|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Cookies/Sweets, Russian|0 Comments

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.