Category Archives: Ritual Dishes

10 astonishing facts about Ukrainian varenyky

Varenyky (vareniki/dumplings) are known all over the world and Ukraine is the motherland for this wonderful dish. The national love immortalized varenyky in poems, songs, movies, and even monuments!

1. Varenyky are popular across the globe, and abroad they have other names, shapes, and...

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Ukrainian Easter bread

Ukrainian Easter bread (also called Paska) is a sweet bread that Ukrainians bake for Easter and take to church in their baskets together with other foods to be blessed.

Today I’m glad to share with you one more amazing Ukrainian recipe for Easter bread....

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Ukrainian Cabbage Dish

1907162Here is the wonderful recipe for cabbage dish which takes its roots from Transcarpathia and is called kulish. This dish was often served during weddings. Back in the day each Ukrainian wedding couldn’t go without this dish. Each mistress had her own recipe which was...

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Christmas Kutia

kutiaKutia is one of twelve dishes which are cooked for Christmas. Moreover, kutia is the main dish of Christmas table which is served first.

In this recipe you’ll find out how to make delicious and flavorful Ukrainian Christmas kutia even if...

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Christmas Kalach

rojdestvkalachThere is a tradition in Ukraine to present kalach when visiting relatives and friends during Christmas and New Year holidays.

Of course, there is a wide choice in shops. However there is nothing like flavorful, golden, and sweet homemade kalach. Real...

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