The chicken turns out very flavorful, tender and juicy. You can serve it with mashed potatoes, rice. Instead of just the legs, you can cook all of the chicken, just cut it into 8 pieces. More pictures here and here....Read more
Now with the cool fall weather it's time to bake quiches and tarts! I like them because they can be sweet or savory and there are endless combinations to try. With mushrooms out now, I chose to use them along with bacon. The recipe for the dough is the same I use for tarts or pies, it's my favorite and easy...Read more
Soft dough with a delicious sweet and sour cherry filling. Pirozhki are a Russian-Ukrainian dish of dough with filling that is baked or fried. There are many recipes for making dough for pirozhki and a variety of toppings as well. It can be meat, fish, eggs, mushrooms, cheese, jam, vegetable or fruit toppings. Savory pirozhki make great accompaniments to soups,...Read more
Usually I cook khachapuri a different way, for example "Adjarian khachapuri". This time I decided to simplify the recipe a bit and it still turned out great. Instead of using a special cheese called "suluguni" or "imeretian" cheese, I used "bryndza" (a sheep milk cheese made in Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine). It's sort...Read more
I'm not a big fan of baking, especially complicated recipes and ingredients, but this dough was very easy to work with and the bread has a delicate sweet flavor, very soft and light fluffy texture. Not to mention it looks beautiful and delicious! The taste and texture is a cross between challah and brioche bread. Perfect for Easter morning...Read more
Blini-thin pancakes. Very tasty and delicious pancakes, similar to crepes or Swedish pancakes, but this is the Russian version. When you add the boiling water the batter size will increase several times, so be sure to use a large bowl. You can serve with sour cream, whipped cream, chocolate, various jams or wrap them in a different filling such...Read more
This cake has many different names, Monastic hut, Cherry Hill, Cherry Orchard, Honeycomb, rolls with cherries etc. I think Winter Cherry Cake sounds and describes it better in English.
Simple and very easy to make. Instead of whipping cream, you can use sour cream, and you’ll just need to add more sugar, around 200 g total for the cake. Use any nuts that you like. Also, you can bake two different cakes; one light and the other you add cocoa. Before putting the cream on the cake, I like to cut the...Read more