Category Archives: X-mas & New Year

Russian & Soviet traditional Christmas & New Year dishes. Recipes

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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Pink pickled cabbage (sauerkraut) recipe

This recipe for pink marinated (pickled) cabbage I adapted from a couple of my Russian friends. I have been making this cabbage several times. It is easy to make and the ready pickled cabbage has sharp sweet and sour taste. … Continue reading

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Russian Pickled (Sour) Cabbage

Sauerkraut (pickled, sour, salted cabbage) is very traditional for Northern and Eastern Europe. Widely known in the world is Sauerkraut of German origin and it is slightly different from traditional Russian sour cabbage. German Sauerkraut has a very sharp salty and … Continue reading

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Russian potato salad Olivier recipe

Is Olivier salad the best known Russian dish? It is definitely one of the most loved and popular with Russians themselves. Olivier salad, or Russian (potato) salad, is an ‘unavoidable’ part of the New Year table, a large bowl of … Continue reading

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