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 apples and pears. `C’est génial` – that was their `sentence`for our uzvar – dried fruit kompot. Rinse the dried fruit, pour over 3 l of […]

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How a hostess should get ready for Christmas and shouldn’t get mad :)

A joke is a joke, but for a hostess Christmas is probably the most difficult time – as it is necessary to prepare 12 fasting meals and besides that some nonfasting, tasty and various feast meals for the next day `what if someone comes… so that we won’t be ashamed…` Of course, we don’t speak […]

Ukrainian borshch

Royal soup for either festive feast or everyday meal. To prepare the dish without meat you will spend less time than for classic meat Ukrainian borshch but that veg one tastes perfectly rich! Pour 600 ml water over butter beans, put the lid on, bring to the boil, then remove and wait until cool. Peel […]

Beetroot kvass

Beetroot kvass is a splendid ancient seasoning for a borshch without any artificial additives. Peel the beetroots, chop them roughly. Break the whole garlic bulb into gloves, peel them and slice. Tip veg into 3 l jar, pour over water and place the rye bread slice on top. Cover the jar with linen and keep […]

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Food habits

12 dishes for Christmas Eve dinner

Festive dinner on Christmas Eve completes fasting before Christmas. Traditionally, the menu of Christmas Eve dinner consists of 12 meatless dishes. Menu of gala dinner on Christmas Eve usually depends much on the regional characteristics and the abundance of a family. So wealthy families usually counted as dishes only 12 hot main courses on Christmas Eve […]