Tag Archives: carrots

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

Posted in autumn recipes, healthy, Maslenitsa (Russian Shrove), meat recipes, paleo friendly, spring recipes, starter, winter recipes, X-mas & New Year | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Russian slaw recipe: healthy cabbage salad

This is a common Russian version of a traditional coleslaw. It is easy to make, light and relatively low in calories but filling cabbage salad with carrots. How is this recipe different from a typical English/American slaw? There is no mayonnaise in … Continue reading

Posted in autumn recipes, budget meals, easy, healthy, high-fiber, low-calorie, low-fat, paleo friendly, salad, spring recipes, summer recipes, vegetables, vegetarian, winter recipes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

French Sorrel Soup

French sorrel – one of the earliest leaf vegetables of the season, if not the earliest. The young small tender leaves of French sorrel are the best for salads. As for the French sorrel soup (sometimes called green borsch), you … Continue reading

Posted in autumn recipes, budget meals, easy, low-calorie, low-fat, soup, spring recipes, summer recipes, vegetables | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in easy, hors d'oeuvre / appetizer, Maslenitsa (Russian Shrove), meat recipes, starter, uncategorized, winter recipes, X-mas & New Year | Tagged , , | Leave a comment