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Russian Mushrooms in Sour Cream

What do you get when you take the beef out of beef stroganoff? Very simple and can be served as an appetizer for a party. Ingredients 1-2lbs baby portabella or white mushrooms 1 onion butter for cooking 2-3 tbs sour cream Wash and thinly slice the mushrooms. Heat some butter in a pan and add […]

Sprats Appetizer

European sprats are a type of small fish commonly, smoked, salted, and canned. Similar to sardines, they are primarily served as appetizer. You can serve them on a plate to compliment some vodka 😉 or dress with some lemon juice. The way my parents usually serve them is to make little sandwiches with them.  You’ll […]

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 […]