Practicing for Maslenitsa (next week), this time buttermilk blini with Nutella and cream cheese, so good! And yes, we have another snow day, this February is crazy but we made so much delicious food! :) (more…)...Read more
Category Archives: Russian
This year Christmas is different for us, we are celebrating in Mexico, it's sunny and warm, love it! And we decide to make some simple dishes from some different countries. So here are some photos of pork shashlik with homemade sauce (our favorite sauce for shashlik), Rajas con Pollo, Russian potato salad (Olivie)
Kartofelniki with Meat and Mushroom sauce for dinner tonight! Kartofelniki is a Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian dish, stuffed baked potato patty. You can make them with different toppings such as meat, mushrooms, vegetables and serve with different herbs, sauces or cream, however it is normally served with sour cream. Tasty fried ‘kartofelniki’ can be a side dish to meat, but...Read more
Golubtsi is popular dish in many Eastern European countries and the Middle East made of cabbage leaves stuffed with a variety of ingredients. Very similar to dolma, which uses grape leaves. In Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, cabbage rolls with smoked pork are very popular at Christmas. They are cooked in a skillet or baked in the oven. In Romania,...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
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.