Radish and Cucumber Salad – Miseria Salad

Simple, fast, appetizing – this is about the salad Miseria from early vegetables, or rather the salad of radishes, cucumbers and green onions. In the spring, when you want the early vegetables, the radish and cucumber salad can be cooked hardly every day. Boil the eggs (8 minutes), cool and peel. Vegetables and eggs are […]

Radish and Cucumber Salad – Miseria Salad

Stuffed fish

Stuffed fish – what a stunning modern Ukrainian recipe! You take simple ingredients – a plain carp, root vegetables, spices – apply some time and effort, and there you are: not an ordinary stuffed carp, but dainty, melt-in-the-mouth fish! Remove head by cutting just under the pectoral fins. Pull the gills and eyes off the head,without […]

Stuffed fish

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. Mix 280 г of all-purpose flour and 1 egg together, stir in 100 ml of cold water and knead until you have a smooth dough […]

Varenyky (pyrohy) filled with blueberries

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 water and scoop them out in 8 minutes, then peel. Peel the onions, carrots and celeriac, shred them and put the vegetables into a 5 […]

Green borshch – Sorrel soup

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 and mortar – that is a traditional way or mince it using a mincer – a modern way or just cut it in tiny little […]

Poltava style borshch with buckwheat halushky

Mushroom omelette

Mushroom omelette is on the table in 5 minutes!Will it be the breakfast or the nourishing pick me up – it’s for you to decide. Mushroom omelette is so easy-to-make that it is perfect recipe to get your kids involved in cooking. Peel the garlic and shred. Quickly wash the mushrooms (if let them soak for a […]

Mushroom omelette

Herring under fur coat – Shuba salad

Classic herring under veg fur coat known also as Shuba (fur coat in Ukrainian) salad – everything except the potato. The matter is one can cook potatoes or rice or anything else as a hot side dish, and – voila – garnished Shuba salad is not snack any longer – but perfect dinner. Especially if the herring is homepickled and the mayonnaise is […]

Herring under fur coat – Shuba salad

Homemade mayonnaise

  Homemade mayonnaise – that is not only delicious taste of your favorite sauce, but the benefits of natural ingredients! All you need – half of a lemon, a whole egg (with no `what to do with leftover egg whites?`), some oil, salt, mustard and of kitchen appliances – a stick blender. To use lemon efficiently, […]

Homemade mayonnaise