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Russian Holodets

No New Year's table in Russia is complete without holodets or meat jelly. Although this dish is time-consuming and many modern cooks prefer to buy a ready-made product, nothing adorns the festive table as homemade holodets. Meat jelly came into being through the merging of two culinary traditions - Russian and French. In Russia this dish has always been called a jelly and was nothing more, but an oily broth made from pork shanks [...]

By |December 26th, 2017|Categories: Appetizers, Russian|0 Comments

Hussar-Style Beef

Cultural tradition, life and spirituality of a nation are always reflected in its cookery. The diversity of Russian cuisine is a good proof. A large number of culinary secrets and subtleties were borrowed and transformed from the neighboring nations. The recipes passed on through the centuries still exist in the modern cook books. Also, there are dishes that represent a certain historical epoch. For example, the hussars. Hussar is a symbol of heroism of [...]

By |December 26th, 2017|Categories: Meats, Russian|0 Comments

Herring Under a Fur Coat (Dressed Herring)

The word fur (“shuba” in Russian) used to have quite a different meaning in the past. The word “shuba” used to stand for "Boycott and Anathema to Chauvinism and Decline". This opinion is stated in one of the most popular versions of the appearance of this dish. According to it, Dressed Herring is the dish of “the world” that was born for the pacification and unification of the visitors of taverns who represented different [...]

By |December 25th, 2017|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Russian, Salads|0 Comments

Rassolnik

Buy Russian Soup Rassolnik Recipe Rassolnik is one of the most favorite traditional soups which is cooked with pickle juice and pickles as the basis. Rassolnik, along with Solyanka and Ukha soups, is considered “man” food probably due to the myth that Russians are great lovers of alcoholic drinks and these meals save from hangover in the morning. Indeed, salty, sour, spicy soups with fatty and rich broth are very common for Russian cuisine. [...]

By |November 30th, 2017|Categories: Belorussian, Russian, Soups, Ukranian|0 Comments

Sweet Christmas gifts

Buy Christmas Candy Sweet Christmas gifts New Year's time is coming. It is a time of incredible atmosphere, filled with anticipation of wonder, dreams and fun entertainment. Of course, kids love this holiday more than anybody. Sweet New Year gifts are, perhaps, traditional for people all over the world. A sweet gift can be an independent present and a nice addition to another surprise. And it's always a delight for teenagers and young children. [...]

By |November 25th, 2017|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Gifts and Souvenirs, Special Holidays|0 Comments

Potatoes fried with mushrooms

Buy mushrooms Potatoes and mushrooms is the most delicious seasonal combination, which was made up by nature. Autumn mushrooms, vegetables and herbs from fresh harvest are a lot like holiday travel, live communication and walks in the fresh air. Perhaps the fried potatoes is the most popular dish, despite the fact that by historical standards in Russia it appeared quite recently. This simple dish impresses by the fact that it can be diversified by [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Belorussian, Main Dishes, Russian, Ukranian|0 Comments

Russian Lazy Dumplings – Lenivie Vareniki

Buy Vareniki Vareniki Recipe Everybody in Russia knows how to cook lazy vareniki because it is an easy, fast and satisfying dish. Although, there are lots of variants of fillings such as cabbage, berries, cottage cheese, mushrooms, fruits, cheese, perhaps the most popular filling is potato with fried onions. Children are very fond of sweet dumplings and can be involved in the process of cooking the dish though it demands a lot of patience [...]

By |November 11th, 2017|Categories: Russian|0 Comments

Syrniki – Russian Cheese Pancakes

Buy Sirniki Russian cheese pancakes What could be better in a gloomy autumn day than a cozy Sunday breakfast with the whole family? This is the moment when the whole family gathers at the table and enjoys home-made food without fuss and haste. In Russian families the most popular Sunday breakfast dishes include pancakes, fritters and syrniki or cheese pancakes. Cheese pancakes are also a perfect afternoon snack and kids love them. Then why [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: Blini, Breakfast, Russian|0 Comments

Russian Pot Stew

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 are universal in their application. They can be used for cooking soups, porridge, they are suitable for baking and [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: Main Dishes, Meats, Russian|0 Comments

Sea Buckthorn Kissel

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 looked like a floury jelly. It was cooked with the leaven and served as a second course because it [...]

By |October 20th, 2017|Categories: Beverages|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.