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Russian Special Occasion Menu

My dad celebrated his 51st birthday just a little over a week ago and we had a few guests over at our house for dinner. I have tried to compile a list of all the essential dishes at the dinner including their recipes. They’re not as detailed as they usually would be, but I have […]

Russian Salad – Olivier / Olivye

This one is a staple of any Russian special occasion and there are countless variations and personal takes on this recipe. The original was the creation of a French chef working in Russia in the 19th century, and has since become definitive “Russian salad.” This recipe is my mother’s, and of all the ones I’ve […]