Category Archives: Appetizers/ Snacks

Roasted potato wedges with purple cabbage

Oven-baked to golden perfection and packed with the flavor of black pepper, paprika, and dried herbs, this mouth-watering potato dish creates an ambiance of coziness within your home.

These perfectly browned potato wedges are crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside. They...

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Secrets of cooking the perfect herring under fur coat

Schuba is a popular multi-layered salad in Ukraine and many other countries of the former USSR. The lower layer of the salad is the cut salted herring fillet covered gradually by layers of onion, potato, carrot, and beetroot. Sometimes the sequence of layers can differ,...

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Rooster kholodets (Ukrainian meat aspic)

Do you want to try something authentic? Then try kholodets, a traditional Slavic treat, loved by many Ukrainians and served at family gatherings. This cold snack represents a broth cooked using meat which is then refrigerated until jellified. The meat aspic takes the shape of...

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Mayonnaise-free shuba (herring under a fur coat)

Shuba is a traditional Ukrainian layered salad made from salted herring, beet, potato, and carrot. This dish is usually dressed with mayonnaise, but today we’re going to cook a mayonnaise-free version and cook our salad with sunflower oil.

Shuba is often made in most...

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