-Take out the core from a small head of cabbage. Submerge the whole thing in a pot of salted water. Bring it to a boil and cook until the outer leaves are tender but not mushy. You want the leaves to be pliable enough to work with but not falling apart. Cut out…
Category: Russian / Ukrainian
Tasty Liver Salad
Cook liver and eggs. Then julienne the liver. Chop the onion and boiled eggs. Mix all ingredients together. Dress with mayonnaise and season with salt and pepper (amount depends on your preference). You can also garnish with minced fresh herbs, such as dill, green onions or parsley.
Sharlotka – Russian Apple Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour round cake pan. Core the apples and cut them into thin slices. In a large bowl, cream together eggs and sugar till light and fluffy. Add flour and baking soda. Fold into batter, being careful not to over-mix. Put sliced apples…
Remove caps from strawberries and wash them. After that mash them. Add sour cream and sugar to your liking. Enjoy mashed strawberry with white bread.
Zucchini Salad (Canned)
In a large pot combine the grind tomatoes, carrots shredded on large holes of box grater, oil, sugar, and salt. Mix together and heat on medium heat for 20 minutes. Add zucchinis and peppers. Heat 30 more minutes. Now add minced garlic and vinegar. Let it heat for about 10 minutes. While it…
Crunchy Cabbage Salad
Shred or finely chop the cabbage. Julienne the bologna. Chop the green onion and boiled eggs. Mix all ingredients together. Dress with mayonnaise and season with salt and pepper (amount depends on your preference). You can also garnish with minced fresh herbs, such as dill, green onions or parsley.
Squash Caviar (Кабачковая икра)
Onion finely diced and carrot shredded on large holes of box grater. Zucchinis cut in small squares. Heat oil and add the onions, saute for about 5-7 minutes, then add carrots and saute another 5 minutes. Add zucchini, salt pepper and saute for about 45 minutes. Then add tomato paste and garlic, saute…
1. Clean blackcurrants. (I do not wash them, just clean with paper towels.) 2. Grind or blend on a blender. 3. Mix grind blackcurrant with sugar 1:1,2. 4. Mix well and heat with constant stirring, until almost hot state, but do not bring to a boil. 5. Transfer to hot sterile jars and…
Buckwheat Kasha with sausage
1. Saute diced onion, grated carrots and red pepper until soft. 2. Add sausage, buckwheat and 2 cups of water. Mix well and let it steam for about 30 minutes on low heat.
Braised Cabbage With Rice
1. Thinly shred cabbage (discard the core) and place it in a large pot.2. Saute diced onion, grated carrots and diced garlic until soft.3. Add shred cabbage, grated tomato 1 cup of water and spices (whatever you like it- salt, pepper, paprika.) Mix well and let…