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Shchi / Schi – Russian Cabbage Soup

This one is another stable soup of the Russian cuisine, and like everything else it comes in many varieties. The main component of Shchi is cabbage, however it can be fresh or kislaya (sauerkraut), and the rest of ingredients depend on which type you use. My family uses meat broth as […]

Mixed Meat Solyanka (Soup)

For a first update in a while I have decided to add a recipe for another very popular Russian (Ukrainian in origin) soup. This is another recipe with many different variations and in modifying it is actually encouraged. This particular recipe we pulled out of an old Russian recipe book and it produced some excellent […]

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) […]