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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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Chocolate Pudding with Cream

Rich, sweet and delicious chocolate dessert. Pudding can be served with whipped cream, ice cream or just fresh berries. The mixture needs a lot of beating to incorporate air to make the pudding light. Instead of chocolate chips you can use regular dark chocolate broken into small pieces. (more…)...
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Ravioli with Spinach and Egg

Not  difficult, but tasty and original. You can experiment with different fillings, from cheese, mushrooms, vegetables or even sweet fruit and berries. In this version I used creamed cheese. Try to roll out the dough very thinly to give it a lighter taste....
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Fried and Steamed Dumplings

There are many ways to cook dumplings, by steaming, boiling, frying or even combining these techniques. One way I like doing it best is to fry them a little to make them crisp and then quickly steaming them to cook the filling and make them tender (or steam first and then fry). You can prepare dumplings in...
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Macarons

Macarons are a French dessert made from egg whites, powdered sugar, sugar and ground almonds, and shaped like small sandwiches in pastel colors. They have a crispy crust as smooth as eggs shells, but inside they are sticky and soft, very tender. They do not stick to the teeth. Before they were found exclusively in luxurious Parisian pastry shops,...
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Cottage Cheese Donuts with Condensed Milk

Absolutely delicious sweet donuts as well easy and quick to make. Better to eat them right away when fresh. Also it takes less time to make these donuts. Beat the dough for donuts in a food processor or blender. When cooking over medium heat, the oil shouldn't be too hot or the donuts will burn and not cook through....
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Strudel

Strudel is an Austrian dish of rolled puffed pastry, usually with a sweet filling. This is a popular dish in countries like Bosnia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, and Slovenia. Strudel dough should be very thin, you can cook the dough yourself or buy ready-made. You will get two strudel rolls from one package of puff pastry....
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Taratushki

Taratushki was one of our favorite childhood treats. It is a popular dish among Slavic families. It’s hard to describe, something like a semi sweet donut. They deep fried which makes them a little crispy outside but soft and tender. Depending on how sweet you make them, the toppings will differ. Serve honey, jam or maple syrup to this...
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