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Uzbek style Plov – Pilaf

This dish is native to most of the countries in central Asia and was spread to Russia during its soviet days. Indian cuisine has its own versions as well. As with any dish such as this, there are countless variations and many different names. In this recipe we use pork; in my family we prefer […]

Golubtsi – Meat Stuffed Cabbage rolls

This is a very common household dish in Russia and other Eastern European countries that goes back quite a while. As with most other household dishes, there are many different recipes having different fillings, sauces, etc. This recipe is the one that is prepared in my family and the results are quite good. Ingredients 1 […]

Pelmeni (Russian “Pierogi”)

I often get asked by my friends to make Pierogi for them while we are at school. My usual response is to tell them to visit their local grocer and pick up a package of the Polish variety of such dumplings, which are readily available most places in the US. Pelmeni, on the other hand, […]