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Ukrainian drink Varenukha

In ancient times this alcohol drink was served in Kyiv instead of wine. The guests were usually treated with a rouse of vodka. Then varenukha in mugs was served.

The main components of varenukha were spirit, dried fruits and spicery.

It was poured...

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Anisette (ancient recipe)


  • 25-30 g of anise seeds
  • 1 liter of spirit (25-30°)
  • cloves
  • 1/4 tsp of dill seeds
  • 1/4 tsp of caraway seeds
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 orange
  • a piece of ginger
  • 2 tbsp of sugar

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