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Soviet Cuisine: Tea Party Cakes I

Esteemed Readers, no matter our long New Year celebrations, none can immagine them without a good tea party with a proper cake. As a rule these cakes were in sale & nobody bothered to cook them at home. At present, … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Roast Suckling Pig

Esteemed Readers, the origin of this dish is as ancient as Rus’. Roast pigs filled with buckwheat or mushrooms were dishes of the Zars’ menus. Its cooking is demanding but the result is fabulous. As a rule, a pig is … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Beef Stroganoff

Esteemed Readers, today let’s cook the famous Beef Stroganoff, an original Russian dish appeared in the end of the 19th century & named after a Russian Count Stroganoff who probably had a French cook. Together with other versions of roasted … Continue reading

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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: 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: 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: 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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Soviet Cuisine: Light Vegan Salads

  The Russian cuisine is substantial, it is full of complicated dishes with numerous ingredients, however light vegetable & sometimes fruit salads might appear on a festive table & in an ordinary life. Classic Kremlin Beetroot Salad   Ingredients: Baked beetroot … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine. Light Appetizers. Canapés.

To be honest, Esteemed Readers, it makes me smile to translate this kind of appetizer as “a canapè”, but to say “a toast” sounds even worse. Let’s consider that it is a canapè of the Russian size😁 with a big … Continue reading

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