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Borscht – Russian Beet Soup

Borscht – Russian Beet Soup This dish is one of the staples of Russian cuisine, and it seems it has gained some popularity in the West as well. Like with most traditional recipes, there are many variations of this soup and the particular one I give here is one that is prepared within my family. […]

Kolduni – Meat Stuffed Draniki / Latkes

This one is another recipe native to Belarus and might not be very well known other places. It is very simple is basically a combination of the Draniki recipe and the Kotleti recipe. All that you really have to know is how to make the stuffed patties. Ingredients Draniki ~15 medium potatoes 1 onion (grated) […]

Beef and Pork Kotleti/Cutlets – Russian Meatballs

This is a very common Russian dish that has a million variations and tastes. They are commonly served as a side to potatoes, kasha, or pasta and are a staple of Russian home cooking. According to some Russian men woman’s “worthiness” as a wife and home maker can be judged by how well she can […]