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Concerning the Soviet New Year

The Soviet, later Russian, New Year is a very unique phenomenon appeared as a symbiosis of our antique tradition of rich zast’olje (long Russian feasts with rich foods lasted for several days) & restrictions of the Soviet epoch when most … Continue reading

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Royal Meal I: The 17th Century Cuisine

Esteemed Readers, I hope you have never believed in that tale that peasants ate only roots in the 17th century France. To prove that the Frenchmen did not starve, I have translated for you some recipes that I’m going to … Continue reading

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