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Belyashi (Meat Pies)

After a long hiatus, I’ve decided the first update needs to be another Russian favorite. This one is a very old Russian recipe and is actually Tatar in origin. Like with many old dishes, there are a large number of variations of this one. However, this particular recipe is how my […]

Meat Stuffed Blinchiki / Blintzes

Meat Stuffed Blinchiki / Blintzes (14) This is a very common dish most places in Eastern Europe but may be by different names. In the West, it is mostly known by its Polish name of “blintzes,” however the dish is essentially the same. It can be prepared with a wide variety of fillings, most commonly […]

Tvorog – Russian Cottage Cheese

      Tvorog is a very popular and nutritious dairy product that is very similar to western cottage cheese, though most Russians will swear by tvorog. Similarly to cottage cheese, this is an extremely easy cheese to make at home, and a lot cheaper. It is commonly used in a variety of baked goods […]