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Pirozhki with Cherries

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,...
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Strawberry jam/ syrup

Have a 1:1 ratio of strawberries and sugar in a pot and leave it for a couple hours. Next, boil for 5 min, then cool it for 8-10 hours. Boil it again for another 5 min, covering it with a lid and let it cool again. The next day, after boiling for another 5 min, put the jam into...
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Summer Rolls with Shrimp

I love summer rolls! They are light, so tasty and healthy. I never thought that they are easy to prepare. Before you cook the rolls, prepare all the ingredients you need, then just put a bit of everything in the roll, shrimp first, wrap tight and voila! Summer rolls are versatile since they can be prepared with different fillings, sea...
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Whipped Feta Cheese with Tomatoes and Basil on Toast

An easy, simple, and refreshing appetizer! You can use garlic powder or just like me, rub one piece of garlic on your toast before putting the whipped cheese and tomatoes. Add a little bit of lemon zest or lemon juice to the whipped cheese if you wish. This smooth and creamy whipped cheese you can also use with fresh vegetables...
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Some ideas for your salad

So many choices for fresh, healthy and delicious salads -cucumber, tomatoes, salty salmon, egg, hot pepper olive oil -cucumber, tomatoes, feta, olives, olive oil -salmon, avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, cilantro, sour cream with lemon juice -tomato, cucumber, avocado, chicken, red onion, cilantro, balsamic and olive oil - tomatoes, cucumber, feta, egg, basil, salmon, olive oil -cucumber, eggs, lemon olive oil -cucumber, tomatoes, egg, avocado, shrimp, lemon olive oil -cucumber,...
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Pampushki with Garlic

Pampushki are small buns which are traditionally served with borsch in Ukraine but you can serve with any other hot soup or Harcho. Usually they are cooked with garlic and baked in the oven. By the way, pampushki got their name in Odessa Ukraine, the city where I'm from. You can use any...
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