Category Archives: salted / pickled

The best cabbage for pickling (salting) + simple sour cabbage slaw recipe

Russian sauerkraut again (it’s time to get down to salting / pickling!). What kind of cabbage is the best for home-made pickled (salted, sour) cabbage (kislaya kapusta, kváshenaya kapústa)? Another way to eat salted cabbage: a quick salad recipe

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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 versions but today we are cooking the meat one. Russian barrel salted (not pickled!) cucumbers are always used … 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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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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