We already wrote about marrow in the recipe for Russian squash/marrow dip / sauce (kabachkovaya irka). This is another popular recipe with marrows in Russian / ex. Soviet cuisine. Marrows were widely known vegetables in Russia while courgettes (zuccinies) arrived … Continue reading
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Borsch is a traditional Ukrainian vegetable soup with beetroot. Actually borsch is not a Russian cuisine (though, of course, it is very popular in Russia). In place of borsch there is shchi (Russian cabbage soup) in Russia. It seems like … Continue reading
When the cep (bolete, porcino) mushrooms are in season it’s time to make this nice simple and tasty mushroom soup. This is a traditional Russian chunky mushroom soup recipe. The soup is made with fresh wild (forest) cep mushrooms (better … Continue reading
Wild mushrooms are delicious in different recipes of Russian and European cuisine. Find here some insights into wild forest mushrooms picking, the best edible mushrooms and some ideas how to cook them.
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