Low-calories Herring Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 06/26/2016 - 15:18.

Ingredients for 4:

1 herring (not too salted)
1 large apple
1 large onion
Greens on your taste

Ingredients for dressing:

Sour cream, mustard, lemon juice (or apple vinegar), salt, and ground pepper

Method:

Peel onions, slice onto thin half-rings, and put in a bowl.

Pour a boiling water on top, let to sit for 1 minute, and let to drip off.

Take a herring from a barrel (or make salted herring for yourself), remove it's skins, bones, and innards, and cut herring's fillets into 1/2”-size cubes.

Cut an apple into1/2”-size cubes (remove seeds, of course).

Chop greens (spring onion, parsley, etc. - on your taste.

Put the apples, herring's pieces, and onions into a salad bowl, and stir.

To make a dressing, blend ½ cup a sour cream, ½ tsp a mustard, 1 tsp a lemon juice, a pinch of a salt, a pinch of a ground pepper, a pinch of a sugar, and a 1-2 tsp vegetable oil (on your taste) together.

Try, and add more ingredients if necessary.

Pour the dressing into the salad bowl, stir well, let to sit for 5-10 minutes.

Then, decorate with chopped greens, and serve.

Herring Salad – 5

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 06/26/2016 - 15:03.

Ingredients:

2 large herring
2 medium beetroot
2 medium carrot
1 large onion
5-6 tbsp dressing (olive oil, or mayonnaise, or other dressing on your taste)

Method:

Boil carrots and beets separately, until a readiness.

Meanwhile, peel herrings, take fillets, and cut into small cubes.

Place them into a large bowl, and set aside.

Peel onions, slice into thin half-rings, put into a separate bowl, and pour 2 cups a boiling water on top.

Let to sit 1 minute, and dry out the onions.

Put onions into the bowl with the herrings, and stir well.

Peel the beets and carrots, shred on a medium shredder, and put into the bowl with the herring.

Stir well, add a dressing, and stir one more time.

Set into a refrigerator for 2 hours, then decorate and serve.

For decoration, use chopped greens, corns, decorative carrot cuts, etc.

Botvinya-2

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 06/19/2016 - 09:06.

Ingredients for broth:

¼ G (1 L) water
17.5 oz (500 g) salmon fillet
1 medium carrot'
1 medium onion
3 black peppercorns
1 bay leaf
Salt on taste

Additional Ingredients:

¼ G (1 L) kvas
17.5 oz sorrel
17.5 oz (500 g) beet green
4 fresh, medium cucumber
1 tbsp ground horseradish
3 tbsp chopped dill
2 radish
3.5 oz (100 g) spring onion
1 tsp sugar
Salt and ground pepper on taste
8 medium ice cubes

Method:

First, make a broth.

Shred carrots and onions, and stir-fry on a dry skillet for about 2 minutes.

Put the fried carrots and onions into a sauce-pan, pour a water, and bring to boil.

Wash a salmon, cut into medium cubes, and put into the boiling water.

Add a bay leaf, a salt, and a pepper, and boil for about 7 minutes.

Take out the salmon pieces, put into a bowl, cover, and set aside.

Strain the broth into another sauce-pan, and set aside.

Wash a sorrel and beet stalks, chop, and put into the sauce-pan with the broth.

Bring to boil, and boil for 2 minutes.

Take the sorrel and beet stalks, make a puree, and return into the sauce-pan with broth.

Set aside.

Shred the cucumbers, dills, radish, and spring onions.

Stir greens and vegetables together, add a horseradish, salt, and sugar, and stir well one more time.

To serve, put into a serving plate a portion of strained sorrel-beet stalks mixture, add the portion of a cucumber-radish mixture, and add a portion of salmon.

Pour a kvas, put an ice cube, and serve.

Continue by portions.

Salad “Julia”

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 06/19/2016 - 08:20.

Ingredients:

1 chicken breast, boiled
14 oz (400 g) potato, boiled
2 egg, hard-boiled and peeled
4 fresh large pickle
4 brined medium pickle
3 fresh medium tomato
Greens, salt, spices, mayonnaise, salad leaves on your taste

Method:

Cut brined pickles and tomatoes into small cubes, and let to drip.

Cut potatoes and chicken fillets into medium cubes.

Shred eggs and fresh cucumbers.

Chop greens.

Cover a salad bowl with salad leaves.

Stir all other ingredients, and put on top.

Serve immediately.

Sour Cream Jelly with Fruits

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 06/12/2016 - 07:06.

Ingredients:

17.5 oz (500 g) sour cream
3.5 oz (100 g) sugar
1 oz (28 g) chocolate
1 pack (20 g) gelatin
Fruits (2 bananas, or other ones)

Method:

Wait until a sour cream warms to a room temperature.

Whip a sugar and the sour cream together.

Dissolve a gelatin in ½ cup a water, and chill to room temperature, stirring some times.

Peel and cut fruits, and put them on a bottom of a large enough dish, or in serving cups.

Whip the sour cream and gelatin together, and pour on top of the fruits.

Set the dish (or the portion dishes) in a refrigerator for 2-3 hours, until a jelly turns thick.

Grate a chocolate over dish (or dishes), and serve.

Home-Made Salted Herring – 3

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 06/12/2016 - 07:00.

Ingredients:

2 medium herring
1 cup (250 mL) boiled and chilled water
3 gv.
½ tsp coriander seed
1.5 – 2 tsp salt
½ tsp sugar
2 bay leaf
6 black peppercorn

Method:

Peel a fish, and cut into medium slices.

Dissolve a salt and a sugar in a water.

Put the fish slices into a glass can, sprinkle with spices, and pour the salted water on top.

Cover the can, shake, and place in a refrigerator for 36 – 48 hours.

To serve, dry out fish slices, put on a plate, and sprinkle with a sliced onion, and with a vegetable oil.

Mushroom Pancakes

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:29.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) champignon
3.5 oz (100 g) ground hard cheese
2 egg
3-4 tbsp flour
2-3 tbsp sour cream
2 onion
1/3 tsp baking soda
Chopped greens, ground pepper, salt, vegetable oil on your taste

Method:

Peel and grate the mushrooms, greens (a dill, a parsley, a green onion), and onions.

Stir all ingredients but a vegetable oil.

Pre-heat a skillet with the vegetable oil, turn a heating to medium.

Shape pancakes using 2 tablespoons, and fry on both sides until a golden crust increases.

Serve hot with a sour cream, a sour cream sauce, and with crunchy gherkins.

Buckwheat a la Trademan

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:25.

Ingredients:

1 cup buckwheat
7-11.5 oz (200-300 g) ground meat on your choice
2 onion
1 carrot
2 tbsp tomato sauce
2 garlic cloves
2 bay leaf
1 pinch ground pepper
2-3 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt on your taste
2 cup water

Method:

Wash a buckwheat, dry out, and stir-fry in a skillet with some drops of a vegetable oil for 1-2 minutes.

Peel and chop onions and carrots.

Peel and press a garlic.

Stir-fry the onions with the vegetable oil until color turns gold, add the carrots, and stir-fry for 5 minutes together.

Add a ground meat into the skillet, stir well, and stir-fry for 3-5 minutes more.

Put a mixture into a sauce-pan, add a tomato sauce and a salt, stir, and pour 2 cups a boiling water on top.

Simmer under a lid until all ingredients are ready.

Add the pressed garlic, a ground pepper, and bay leaves, stir, and let to sit without a heating for 10-15 minutes.

Remove bay leaves, and serve.

Home-Made Chocolate Spread

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 05/28/2016 - 17:32.

Ingredients:

4 cup milk
4 cup sugar
4 tbsp thinly ground nuts
4 tbsp flour
6 tbsp cocoa
7 oz (200 g) butter
1/2 tsp salt

Method:

In a deep bowl, stir a sugar, a cocoa, and a flour.

Pour a 2 tbsp milk into the bowl, stirring permanently to get an even consistency.

Continue adding the milk and stirring until you run out of the milk.

Pour a mixture into a sauce-pan, and turn a heating on.

Cut a butter into small cubes.

Bring the mixture to boil with low heating, stirring permanently.

Then, add ground nuts, a salt, and a butter, stirring permanently, and boil for about 20 minutes.

Avoid burning!

Pour a spread into a glass can, cover with a lid, and let to chill.

Keep in a refrigerator.

Verguns

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 05/28/2016 - 17:13.

Ingredients:

8.7 oz (250 mL) kefir
2.5 cup flour
2.5 oz (70 mL) + 1.5 cup for frying vegetable oil
1 tbsp vodka
2.5 – 3.5 oz (70-100 g) sugar
1 pinch salt
1 tsp baking soda

Method:

Pour a kefir into a sauce-pan, add a 2.5 oz vegetable oil, a vodka, and bring to boil (but do not boil!) with a stirring.

Stir all dry ingredients in a bowl, and pour a hot kefir mix into the bowl, stirring permanently.

Knead a dough while a consistency becomes even.

Roll the dough into a ball, cover with a plastic wrap, and let to sit for 30 minutes.

Roll out dough into thin round, cut into rectangles.

Make a cut in a middle of every rectangle, and turn one half of rectangle through other one.
Pre-heat the vegetable oil in a deep skillet, and fry verguns for about 2-3 minutes per side.

Dry on paper towels, and serve.