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Cold beet soup – Cool version of summer borsch

Kholodnyk or svekolnyk is the chilled version of Ukrainian borscht. This soup is so light and refreshing that is just perfect for hot summer months. Beets, cucumbers, potatoes, and eggs are combined to create an amazing combination of a mouth-watering beet soup.

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Magical power of Ukrainian wreath

Made from fragrant herbs and tender flowers, decorated with bright ribbons and endowed with magic powers, a Ukrainian wreath – is the ancient symbol of Ukraine. Let’s find out more about this one of a kind ethnic decoration forming the basis of Ukrainian national identity.

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Cherry buns – Enjoy summer to the fullest

Summer is in full swing and we can enjoy its generous gifts - fruits and berries. So, it’s a wonderful idea to bake fluffy, light and soft buns with a juicy cherry filling. I’ll guide you through simple steps of how to make predough, how...

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Ukrainian wedding – Unique traditions, rich culture

The traditions of Ukrainian wedding have formed for centuries. In the course of time, some of them have changed as people, their preferences, and lifestyle change with time. Yet main customs of celebrations have gone through years and even centuries and remained the same. For...

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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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Strawberry dumplings – Delicious treat from Ukraine

Varenyky are a part of national Ukrainian cuisine. For many Ukrainians, sweet dumplings were a favorite food in childhood, which today brings nostalgia and happy memories. Isn’t it great when a dish can take you back to a certain period and place of your life?...

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