Category Archives: New Year

Soviet Cuisine: Potato Delights II

Potatoes & mushrooms is an old classic combination that always gives a great delicious result. Recipes based on these two ingredients are very ancient in the Russian cuisine. There are infinite ideas & ways of cooking. Here are two traditional … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Potato Delights

Alike the Turkish delights that are a proud symbol of certain cuisines of the Middle East & the Maghreb, potato delight are a fundamental proud part of the Russian cuisine. Strangely enough, a root crop from far hated America has … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Roasted Rabbit

Esteemed Readers, why not to cook a roasted rabbit? This delicacy is a frequent guest in the New Year menu. I offer you two recipes, both belonging to the authentic Russian cuisine. Roasted Rabbit In White Sauce Ingredients: 1 rabbit … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Roasted Poultry

It is difficult to imagine the Russian New Year without a roasted duck. It is alike a traditional Christmas turkey & definitely it is cooked with sour apples. This dish has a long story not certain at least for me: … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Meat Delicacies II

Meat byproducts cannot be called too festive, but they are delicious & can be offered to your guests as something new or original that makes a part of the Russian cuisine. Besides, byproducts’ history is rich & begins too many … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Russian Crab Salad & French Salad

Esteemed Readers, we continue our preparation for the Russian New Year.😊😊😊 The salad department is very rich so I offer you another two dishes that were favourite for the festive days. No matter the USSR, there was crab meat there. … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Shuba Salad

Another substantial salad we cannot avoid at any feast period is “Shuba Salad” or “Herrings in a Fur Coat” as we call it.  I suppose that its name has come due to a layer way it is cooked. It is … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Fish & Shrimp Aspic

Esteemed Readers, if you prefer light dishes, a fish aspic is a good solution. Besides, it is also popular as a festive dish & included in the New Year menu. Fish is more demanding for a recipe of the kind … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Kholodets/Aspic

Kholod’ets or st’uden’, a Russian version of jelly minced meat is an ancient dish. I suppose that it is as ancient as Moscow, (founded in 1147 as our historical sources declare). Due to our cold & hostile climit substantial meat … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Light Vegan Salads II

Carrots. summer radish & even sauerkraut are also popular ingredients for traditional Russian salads. Here are some recipes for your cooking inspiration, Esteemed Readers. Carrot, Apple & Walnut Salad Ingredients: Carrots – 200 gr., apples (not too sweet)- 300 gr., … Continue reading

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