Category Archives: Ukrainian cuisine

Sweet cheese balls with breadcrumbs (Ukrainian hombovtsi)

If you decide to travel to the Transcarpathian region, don’t miss a chance to try a wonderful dessert with a queer name – hombovtsi. This dish has Hungarian roots and represents ball-size sweets made by kneading and forming cottage cheese. Some recipes also include the...

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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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