RECIPES

Pasta Nautically

Pasta Nautically (also known as Makaroni po-Flotski in the Soviet Union) is a famous Italian dish made of pasta and meat. It’s called "Nautically" because this dish originated in the Navy and used to be a frequent meal for sailors. Non-perishable food, such as pasta and canned meat, were easily stored on the ship. This dish can...
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Buzhenina

BUZHENINA is a slow roasted Russian style ham. *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients: 1 boneless leg of pork or lamb 1 bulb of garlic 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons black pepper Preparation: The boneless leg of pork (or lamb) is usually sold in an elastic meat net that constricts the...
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Saffron Kulich

SAFFRON KULICH Kulich is an Easter cake. It is similar to Panettone and is served only on Easter. Cup size - 250 ml Quantity - 2 medium size Easter cakes Ingredients for dough : 3-4 cups flour (sifted twice) ½ tsp saffron threads ½ cup milk ½ cup whipped cream ½ cup unsalted melted butter 1 tbsp dry yeast (1 package) 1 egg 2 yolks 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tbsp...
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Borsch

BORSCH (Red Soup) Borsch, as a famous red Russian soup, is very popular in Baku city. The beetroot used in borsch gives the soup its trademark, deep red color. *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery Ingredients for 4 portions: 1 lb (½ kg) beef ½ lb (250 g) shredded white cabbage 3 small beetroots 1 large...
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Cherry Vareniki

CHERRY VARENIKI Vareniki is a little pockets of dough that can be filled with anything. The fact that this dish actually came from Turkey, where it was called dush-vara. Turkish dish "dush-vara" has become a "vara-niki" and then "vare-niki." Having tried the Turkish dushvara (or how we call it "dushbara"), the Ukrainians were delighted and turned it into their...
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