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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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Tomato slices with cheese & garlic

I remember tomato slices with cheese and garlic on the table set for guests back in Russia when I was a teenager.  A simple set of foods for this lovely starter was usually present in every Russian household, even in … Continue reading

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Russian squash spread “Kabachkovaya ikra” recipe

This classic Soviet time recipe of squash (marrow) spread (puree, sauce, dip) ‘Kabachkovaya ikra’ is actually made with marrows, not squashes. A marrow (large courgette or zucchini), see a picture below, is quite popular and widely grown in Russia. I … Continue reading

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