Category Archives: Ukrainian cuisine

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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Why Ukrainians honor bread so much? Discover the world of traditions

In Ukraine bread is the symbol of life. Since ancient times it was highly honored. Ukrainians call the bread “saint/holy”, “gift from above”, “father”, “breadwinner”, and “head.” In Ukraine none important event happens without bread.

Symbolizing life in rituals and traditions, bread has been...

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