Category Archives: salted / pickled

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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Russian marinated mushrooms

There are two methods of pickling mushrooms in Russia. You can salt them in a barrel (and they will be salted mushrooms) or marinate them with vinegar. I am not so fond of the taste of salted mushrooms but quite like … Continue reading

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Russian pickled tomatoes

Pickled canned tomatoes (that are traditionally called  marinated in Russia) is a very popular method of preserving the harvest. In the end of the summer, when tomatoes are plentiful, is the time to do your pickling to fill up the larder for … Continue reading

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Homemade gravlax: cured salted salmon

Cured salted salmon is very famous and widely eaten in Russia, especially as a festive and party food. Traditionally gravlax is made with the whole salmon fillet and takes several days but our recipes are for quick and easy methods of making salted … 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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