Chicken and Rice Plov or Pilaf

This is replica to Central Asian Plov – hearty one-pot rice dish with chicken and spice. There are thousands of recipes and you never know which one is true. Plov is served with flat bread and green or black tea without sugar.

Chicken and Rice Plov or Pilaf

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Sorrel Soup or Green Borscht – Zeleniy Borscht

In Russia there is a popular soup, which is historically known as “green borscht”, when in fact it’s sorrel soup.  In my hometown in this soup adds a fresh young nettles (yes, it’s biting) and spinach. I bought a canned sorrel in Russian store and cooked this delicious and easy soup.

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Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze

Soft, juicy, sweet-n-sour Easter ham for small family.

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Easter 2011

Savory Swiss chard tart

Recipe adapted from Cooking Channel. I omit raisings and pine nuts and used Asiago cheese .

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