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Recipes with photo - Ukrainian cuisine

Salted doughnuts - pampukhy - with honey for Christmas Eve

One of the most delicious treats for Christmas Eve – salted doughnuts – pampukhy – which are dipped in honey and eaten. That kind of doughnuts is not so widely   Read More ...

Uzvar - Dried Fruit Kompot

Once upon a time some foreigners tasted our Ukrainian uzvar – dried fruit kompot. They couldn’t believe that this delicate (and for sure very healthy) drink is made of ordinary   Read More ...

Kutia

Fantastically simple! Properly boiled wheat berries, ground poppy seeds, chopped walnuts, fragrant honey – all of these make a wonderful kutia! Pour 2 l of cold water over the wheat   Read More ...

Palenytsia or chicken, pork and homemade bread stew

Palenytsia is an ancient dish made of stewed chicken and pork, and pieces of homemade bread. The bread soaks up the savory meat juice, and the delicious flavor beckons everyone to the table.   Read More ...

Kholodets (jellied meat)

If the kholodets is transparent and gets jellied – be sure your kholodets is perfect! To make the kholodets jelly besides the meat there should be cartilage (hocks, ears, cloven hooves).   Read More ...

Varenyky (pyrohy) filled with blueberries

Varenyky (pyrohy) filled with blueberries are the best summer treat for kids and adults. To prepare the filling wash the blueberries, drain them thorughly. Then add semolina, sugar and mix well.   Read More ...

Green borshch - Sorrel soup

Green borshch or sorrel soup is often considered to be a spring treat though you can cook it all year long. Drop the eggs (1 egg for 1 person) into boiling   Read More ...

Kruchenyky filled with mushrooms

Kruchenyky filled with mushrooms are always honored among the traditional Ukrainian favourites along with varenyky and holubtsi (stuffed cabbage rolls). For the filling finely chop 1 onion, heat 1 tbsp of   Read More ...

Poltava style borshch with buckwheat halushky

  Ivan Kotliarevsky in his famous Eneida describing Ukrainian hospitality wrote about famous ancient dish – Poltava style borshch with buckwheat halushky. First grind the salo (fatback) using a pestle   Read More ...

Paska (with dried yeast)

The paska recipe with dried yeast. The paska is not too sweet and perfect to combine with sausage, beet & horseradish starter (burachky), eggs and cheese. Having returned from the   Read More ...