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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 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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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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