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Mochanka (Belarussian)

Machanka is a traditional Belarussian dish, though I’m sure there are variations in other countries. It is a meat based stew/soup served with special thin, large, draniki (latkes). The preparation takes many steps and can involve multiple people working side by side, in fact it’ll be a lot quicker if you have someone helping you. […]

Zucchini Pancakes / Latkes

This is another latkes dish, very easy, very quick, and very delicious. The same method can be applied for making apple latkes as well. Ingredients: 5 medium zucchinis 1 egg 0.5 cups flour 0.5 tsp  baking soda 0.25 cup kefir (butter milk) 0.5 tsp salt 1 tbs sugar Cut off the ends and peel the […]

Potato Pancakes, Latkes, Draniki

This is another dish from Eastern Europe that has a popular following in the rest of the world. The following recipe is probably more complicated than some other ones found on the web, in essence draniki are very simple. However, the additional ingredients definitely improve the texture and the end flavor. This will feed about […]