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Kislaya Kapusta (Russian Sour Cabbage / Sauerkraut)

Sauerkraut is not Russian in origin, but like most ancient dishes of Europe and Asia, it has taken root and developed a distinct flavor of its own in Eastern Europe. It’s very simple to make, but requires up to a week of preparation. However, you can make a lot at once and it’ll easily last […]

Russian Vinaigrette Salad

This one is a common dish in Eastern Europe but it is not at all what is known as “Vinaigrette” in the west. This is actually a variation of a potato salad with the addition of beets. Very popular in the former soviet states, and there are many variations of this from region to region. […]

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 […]