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Winter recipes, Russian food, cuisine

Green beans with eggs

My grandmother cooked green beans with eggs from time to time. In my childhood in Moscow I don’t remember seeing fresh green beans on sale anywhere. Back then for us it was mostly a winter dish of frozen green beans. Later I … Continue reading

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Buckwheat porridge

Recently buckwheat has been praised as a super food. While the Western world is re-discovering buckwheat and falling in love with its health benefits, it has long been a favourite staple food in Russia. To Russia buckwheat was introduced from … Continue reading

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Homemade gravlax: cured salted salmon

Cured salted salmon is very famous and widely eaten in Russia, especially as a festive and party food. Traditionally gravlax is made with the whole salmon fillet and takes several days but our recipes are for quick and easy methods of making salted … 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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