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Russian Vinaigrette Salad

This one is a common dish in Eastern Europe but it is not at all what is known as “Vinaigrette” in the west. This is actually a variation of a potato salad with the addition of beets. Very popular in the former soviet states, and there are many variations of this from region to region. […]

Russian Bean / Fasol Soup

This was a soup I ate quite often as a kid. Though soups are a major part of Russian cuisine, I wasn’t very fond of them as a child. Over the years though, they’ve grown on me, and the Fasol Soup has become one of my favorites. Ingredients: 1.5 cups kidney beans (we use white) […]

Borscht – Russian Beet Soup

Borscht – Russian Beet Soup This dish is one of the staples of Russian cuisine, and it seems it has gained some popularity in the West as well. Like with most traditional recipes, there are many variations of this soup and the particular one I give here is one that is prepared within my family. […]