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Oladi – Russian Buttermilk Pancakes

This is a traditional Slavic dish that as old as the people. Like with other old recipes, there are quite a few varieties and ways of serving them, including the meat stuffed ones we’ve covered before. These come out very soft, fluffy, and savory. Ingredients 3 cups Kefir (or Buttermilk) […]

Pincher – Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

How “Russian” this recipe is I don’t know, but it’s one that has been given to my father by his friend and he’s been making it for as long as I can remember.  Despite how it may seem, this cake is actually not overwhelmingly chocolate, the sour cream does a good job of bringing the […]

Meat Stuffed Blinchiki / Blintzes

Meat Stuffed Blinchiki / Blintzes (14) This is a very common dish most places in Eastern Europe but may be by different names. In the West, it is mostly known by its Polish name of “blintzes,” however the dish is essentially the same. It can be prepared with a wide variety of fillings, most commonly […]