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Oladki, Oladi (Mini Pancakes)

Oladki, is one of the oldest traditional Ukrainian dishes and a traditional breakfast food (in Russia -Oladi, Oladushki), can be either sweet or savory. They may also be appetizer, main course, or even dessert; another Slavic dish. There are two types of Slavic pancakes, blini (mlinci), which are very thin like crêpes...
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Tsibriki

Tsibriki (Tsybriki) is a national Belarussian cuisine dish. Its made from grated potatoes rolled in flour and sauteed in lard. Belarusian cuisine is famous for dishes from potato and Tsibriki is one of them. This dish is similar to Tater Tot or Potato Latkes (potato pancakes), the ingredients are almost the same, but the taste is different. Usually...
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Tomato Cream Soup with Toast

A classic combo that's perfect for cool and snowy weather! Endless varieties but this is the latest I did and it was my favorite. Add a bit of cayenne pepper to give it a sharper flavor, it all depends on how spicy you like it. If you are vegetarian you can use vegetable broth instead of chicken....
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Apple Pie with Nuts and Cream

This sweet and sour apple pie will melt in your mouth. It's  easy to prepare and looks great for any holiday. Use juicy, sweet and sour apples for the best balance of flavor. Be sure to thinly slice the apples and use a springform pan for baking this pie. This apple pie is a great idea for Thanksgiving!...
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Onions and Tomatoes Pie

Flavorful, hearty and very tasty pie. You can add  to the stuffing different herbs, mushrooms, bacon, slices of mozzarella cheese, etc. depending on your taste. Instead shallots you can use red onions, tomatoes substitute for cherry tomatoes....
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Pie with Vegetables and Bacon

This is a flavorful, tasty vegetable pie, made with mushrooms, pepper, carrot, shallots, tomato, bacon and cheese. In this pie, you can add any vegetables and herbs to your taste, such as cabbage, zucchini, eggplant, parsley, green onions. I used fresh shiitake mushrooms, but they can be replaced by any other mushrooms and mozzarella cheese can be switched with...
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