Category Archives: meat recipes

recipes with beef, pork, lamb, chicken, turkey, beef tongue, etc.

Holodets – Russian Meat Jelly

Meat jelly, or Aspic, or Aspic Gelée is a widespread dish around Europe made from beef or pork. Russian meat jelly, called Holodets (or Kholodets), is a popular winter dish and an ‘unavoidable’ part of the traditional New Year / Christmas … Continue reading

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Russian stewed cabbage Solyanka

Russian stewed cabbage or Russian braised cabbage is called Solyanka in Russian. Please note that this aromatic and hearty stew dish made with sour or fresh cabbage (or both) with some smoked pork meat and mushrooms is NOT the same as … Continue reading

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Liver pâté recipe. Easy!

Liver pâté is an easy and quick yet delicious starter or appetizer (hour d’oeuvre) as well as sandwich filler. I’ve noticed that there are two categories of people out there: those who hate liver and those who love it or … Continue reading

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Borsch soup with root vegetables

Borsch is a traditional Ukrainian vegetable soup with beetroot. Actually borsch is not a Russian cuisine (though, of course, it is very popular in Russia). In place of borsch there is shchi (Russian cabbage soup) in Russia. It seems like … Continue reading

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Solyanka soup recipe, Russian smoked meat soup

Meat Solyanka is a well known Russian and Ukrainian soup with sour and smoked meaty flavour. There are meat, fish and  vegetable (mushroom) Solyanka but today we are cooking the meat one. Russian barrel salted (not pickled!) cucumbers are always used in … Continue reading

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