Category Archives: Ukrainian cuisine

Gastronomic tour to Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains

Transcarpathia is renowned not only for its picturesque landscapes and views, unique nature and historic sights but also for authentic folk art, healing thermal waters, and one-of-a-kind Carpathian national dishes. There exists eclectic architecture and eclectic painting, while the Carpathians boast eclectic cuisine! The historical...

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Popular Ukrainian food – salo. Loved. Widespread. Honored.

Ukraine is a country where languages and traditions of more than 100 nationalities have merged. Russian, Greek, Jewish, Bulgarian, Belorussian, Georgian, Armenian, and many other nationalities have laid the foundation and influenced the development of Ukraine.

Endless prairies of the East, golden shores of...

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Ukrainian Easter Cake – Cottage Cheese Paska

Apart from a traditional kulich, Ukrainians also cook another type of paska molded in the shape of a pyramid. This cheese paska is the traditional companion of the Ukrainian Easter bread. Made using cottage cheese/curd, sour cream, dairy butter, and sugar, this paska is unbelievably...

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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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