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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 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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Chanterelles sautéed with potatoes, Russian recipe

These beautiful orange wild mushrooms – chanterelles (little foxes or lisichki in Russian) – are firm and full of forest flavour. They appear en masse in forests from early July to late September and are in big demand for the … Continue reading

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Mushroom julienne (en cocotte)

No one knows exactly why this delicious and hearty mushroom gratin dish is called julienne. French julienne is made of sautéed vegetables served over a slice of bread. Russian mushroom julienne is usually made in an individual small baking dish … Continue reading

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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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