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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) 2 cup all purpose flour […]

Belyashi (Meat Pies)

After a long hiatus, I’ve decided the first update needs to be another Russian favorite. This one is a very old Russian recipe and is actually Tatar in origin. Like with many old dishes, there are a large number of variations of this one. However, this particular recipe is how my family’s been doing it […]

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 […]