Category Archives: Ukrainian cuisine

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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5 Sought-after West Ukrainian desserts

Nowadays muffins, cupcakes, tiramisu, and doughnuts fill all shop windows and restaurant menus. Undoubtedly, these world desserts are delicious, but let’s refresh our memory about amazing sweet authentic dishes from Western Ukraine.

It has been known about language borrowings and similarities in clothing ornaments...

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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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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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