Belarusian Gold Beet and Sorrel Soup – Minskiy Kholodnik

This  is Belarusian cold soup, named from the capital of Belarus – Minsk. Sour and creamy taste of this chilled soup is perfect for hot summer days. Goes great with fried or baked potato. Recipe adapted from Прысмакі з кішэні – blog about Belarusian cuisine.

Belarusian Gold Beet and Sorrel Soup - Minskiy Kholodnik

Read more »

Candied Watermelon Rind

We were taught to be thrifty, for example, you can enjoy eating a watermelon, but collect seeds for feeding birds, and rinds for candy. Most soviet cakes, like Kiev cake, are often decorated with candied watermelon rinds. So, this is crunchy, sweet-n-sour things with a special taste.

Read more »

Ground Turkey Kabobs with Feta and Beets

Beets add sweetness, and feta adds salty and creamy taste. Will be good in form of putties too. Happy grilling!

IMG_2808

Read more »

Salmon Salad with Roasted Eggplant and Pepper

Inspired by azfamily.com, recipe by Chef Chuck Wiley, Café ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho. I like all ingredients, but made salad, not main dish.

Read more »

Potato Zrazy with Chicken Liver Filling

Zrazy is meat roll with stuffing, cooking in Lithuanian, Belarusian, Polish and Ukrainian cuisine. But it can also be potato zrazy – croquettes with fillings. The most popular fillings are mushroom, meat or chicken liver.

Potato Zrazy with Chicken Liver Filling

Read more »