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Julienne – Mushrooms in Sour Cream & Bacon Casserole

This one is another Russian favorite for special occasions, and conveniently very easy to make (it looks good too).  The recipe presented here is the most elementary one, and there are quite a few variations out there. So feel free to be creative. Ingredients (4 servings) 1 lb portabella mushrooms […]

Pincher – Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

How “Russian” this recipe is I don’t know, but it’s one that has been given to my father by his friend and he’s been making it for as long as I can remember.  Despite how it may seem, this cake is actually not overwhelmingly chocolate, the sour cream does a good job of bringing the […]

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. […]