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Focaccia

Focaccia – An Italian bread prepared from the same dough as pizza. Focaccia can be sweet or salty. The simplest is flavored with just olive oil or salt, but can also add herbs, cheeses, tomatoes, olives, onions, fruit, etc. In this recipe instead of milk, you can use warm boiled water and fresh yeast instead of dry-(7-10g). Here are some...
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Wonton Ravioli

This dish is very similar to Russian pelmeni. Just as with the pelmeni, it's better to mix the stuffing with two or three different kinds of meat, for example pork and beef or chicken, turkey. When they are ready they can be served with a sauce or...
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Crêpes

Crêpes are thin pancakes, cooked with milk and without yeast that are especially popular in France. Dough for crêpes must rest 6 hours or more, so prepare the batter in the morning or if you are planning to make them for breakfast, prepare the batter in the evening and leave in the refrigerator overnight. Usually I make a cake...
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Layered Pear Tart with Chocolate

This turned even more delicious than I expected! The chocolate in this dessert balances out the fruitiness of the pears and crisp dough. Its very similar to a chocolate croissant with pears. You can use dark or milk chocolate depending on your taste. If you don't like it so sweet, you can add lemon or orange juice into the...
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Pan De Muerto

Each year on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, people celebrate the Day of the Dead. This is a touching and at the same time joyous holiday  when people remember their dead relatives and ancestors. They believe that the souls of the dead relatives and friends come these days to visit...
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Nalysnyky

Nalysnyky is a traditional Ukrainian dish made from thin pancakes and served with sour cream, jam, honey, condensed milk, caviar, whipped cream, or even more savory ingredients like cheese, meat, mushrooms or vegetables. It’s very similar to crepes. Traditional Ukrainian fillings for Nalysnyky is cottage cheese with sugar and raisins, and the second most popular filling is meat. Here...
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Lemon Madeleine

Madeleine cookies are one of my family's favorite desserts. They are not very cheap in the store and kids eat these cookies so quick. But it's actually really simple to make and they turn out so much better than store bought. Plus its easy to add different flavors. The only problem is you need to have a madeleine mold,...
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Pelmeni

Like borscht, blini or pirozhki, pelmeni is a classic Slavic dish. They are usually prepared from beef, pork, lamb or any other kind of meat and even sometimes fish or mushrooms. Usually the family gathers at one large table and makes them together by hand. Some eaten then...
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