Category Archives: hors d’oeuvre / appetizer

Marrow vegetable recipe: pan fried marrow

We already wrote about marrow in the recipe for Russian squash/marrow dip / sauce (kabachkovaya irka). This is another popular recipe with marrow vegetable in Russian / ex. Soviet cuisine. Marrows were widely known in & Russia while courgettes (zuccinies) … Continue reading

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Tomato slices with cheese & garlic

I remember tomato slices with cheese and garlic on the table set for guests back in Russia when I was a teenager.  A simple set of foods for this lovely starter was usually present in every Russian household, even in … Continue reading

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Salted / pickled herrings ‘seledka’ recipe

Pickling herrings involves soaking (brining) herrings in a liquid with salt, sugar and spices. Lightly salted herring is a very popular traditional dish not only in Russia, but also in Holland, Sweden, Germany, Denmark and some other northern countries. In … Continue reading

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