Friday, January 13, 2012

Russian Food on Smitten Kitchen

Deb over at Smitten Kitchen just put up a Russian recipe for apple sharlotka and referred to her Russian mother-in-law.


This, of course, made me want to find all her Russian recipes and to read as much about this part of her culinary heritage as possible (because she's such a great cook/blogger and because it's so fun to see others prepare the foods I grew up with!).

So, here, a little gallery of her recipes and stories of Russian foods I know and love, all totally worth a perusal:

Salad Olivier

'Golubtsy,' or Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

'Chorni Chleb,' or Russian Black Bread

'Baklazhanaya Ikra,' or Eggplant Caviar

Salted Mushrooms

And a bonus story about her encounters with Russian cuisine!

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P.S. Happy Friday the 13th!

2 comments:

  1. I'm going to have to try her stuffed cabbage technique (with veggie filling), since I completely failed at making some a couple months back. I must have overcooked the cabbage, because it just kept falling apart. Had to turn it into cabbage casserole! (Still tasty, but nowhere near as satisfying as stuffed cabbage.)

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  2. My mom has made me all sorts of great veggie fillings: some with mushroom and wild rice, some with black beans and squash, some with crumbled tofu. Let me know what you come up with...

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