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.

Red Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 05/15/2016 - 05:56.

Ingredients:

8.7 oz (250 g) pork fillet
2 medium carrot
1.7 oz (50 g) ground hard cheese
1 onion
2 garlic cloves
3 tbsp vegetable oil
Greens, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper on your taste

Method:

Cut a meat into small-to-medium size pieces.

Peel vegetables.

Chop the onions, and shred the carrots on a large grater.

Press garlic cloves over the carrots, and stir well.

Chop the greens, and stir with carrots.

Pre-heat a skillet with a vegetable oil, and stir-fry the meats until a readiness.
(Do not overcook!)

Put the meat into a salad bowl, and stir-fry onions in the same skillet until a transparency.

Stir the meats, onions, spices, ground cheese, and carrots together.

Add some drops of mayonnaise, and stir once more.

Serve in 15 minutes.

Chicken Saltison

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 05/15/2016 - 05:39.

Ingredients:

1 chicken
1 oz (~ 30 g) gelatin
3 tsp dry paprika
1 tsp khmeli-suneli
Other spices (optional)
Salt and freshly ground pepper on your taste

Method:

Cut all meats, without bones and skins, into medium-size pieces.

Add all spices, stir, and set into a refrigerator for 2 hours.

Take any hard food box with a foil inside (milk pack, for example), cut-off a top, and press all meats into it.

Sprinkle with a gelatin on top.

Pour 1/4 - 1/2 G (1-2 L ) warm water in a sauce-pan, and set the box into the water.

Water level in sauce-pan should be higher than meat level in the pack.

Place a saucer on top of the box.

Bring water to boil on a very low heating.

Boil with low heating for 1 hour.

Then, take out the box, and set in a room temperature to chill.

After that, put the box into a refrigerator for 3-5 hours, or even longer.

To serve, cut-off the box, place a saltison on a large plate, and slice with a very sharp knife.

Lady's Caprice Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 05/08/2016 - 05:45.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) boiled chicken fillet
5.2 oz (150 g) canned pineapple, 3-4 slices
3.5 oz (100 g) hard cheese, ground
3.5 oz (100 g) smoked cheese, ground
2 tbsp mayonnaise
Salt and pepper on your taste

Method:

Cut the chicken fillet and the pineapple slices into small cubes.

Stir all ingredients, and serve.

"Caprice" Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 05/08/2016 - 05:39.

Ingredients:

1 smoked chicken breast
1 large onion
3.5 oz (100 g) any hard cheese
1 hard-boiled egg
1 tbsp mayonnaise
Salt and pepper on your taste
1 tbsp lemon juice
Greens on your taste – parsley, coriander, celery, shnitt, dill - (optional)

Method:

Peel the onions, and cut into medium cubes.

Place in a can, pour the lemon juice on top, and stir.

Set aside.

Cut the chicken fillets into medium cubes.

Cut the cheese into medium cubes.

Chop the greens and onions together, add the 1 tsp mayonnaise, and stir well.

Place chicken fillet on a bottom of a salad bowl, and sprinkle with mayonnaise.

Place drained onions over chicken evenly, and sprinkle with mayonnaise.

Place cheese cubes over onions evenly, and sprinkle with mayonnaise.

Put the egg-greens mixture on top.

Serve immediately.

Rye-Nut Cake

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 05/01/2016 - 06:54.

Ingredients:

1 loaf rye bread, sliced
1 lb ground walnuts
1 cup sugar
4 egg, separated
Sugar for topping
1/4 G (1 L) milk

Method:

Soak the rye bread slices in milk, then put through a meat grinder with the walnuts.

Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until creamy, and combine with the bread mixture.

Whip the egg whites until stiff, and mix-in to a batter.

Sprinkle a round mold with a butter and a flour, and pour the batter into it.

Pre-heat an oven to 350 F (170 C).

Bake a cake for 30 minutes, or until a cake test done.

To test, put a knife blade into the cake, and if it is dry when you pull it out, the cake is ready.

Sprinkle with the sugar, and serve.

Fruit Paskha

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 05/01/2016 - 06:30.

Ingredients for 10:

1 lb (450 g) unsalted butter
2 lb (900 g) dry cottage cheese
2 cup sugar
7 egg yolks
1/2 lb (230 ml) whipping cream
1 cup seedless white raisins
1/2 cuo mixed candied fruits, chopped
1 tsp almond extract
1 tsp vanilla extract

Piece of cheesecloth

Method:

Warm the butter until soft.

Whip the egg yolks, add the sugar, and whip together.

Then, add butter, and whip together.

Force the cottage cheese through a strainer, gradually add it to a butter-egg-sugar
mixture, and blend very thoroughly.

Whip the cream, and add it as the fruit and flavorings.

Take a mild with holes in the bottom.

Line a mold with a cheesecloth, fill the mold with the cheese mixture.

Put a weight on top (a can, for example), and let to drip a paskha in a refrigerator for 1-2 days.

Slice, and serve.

XB!

Baked Potatoes with Mushrooms

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 04/23/2016 - 19:25.

Ingredients:

1 lb (5-6) potato
½ lb frozen mushroom
4 tbsp vegetable oil
3.5 oz (100 g) green salad leaf
Salt and pepper on your taste

For sauce:

½ tsp carry powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp orange juice
3.5 oz (100 g) low-fat mayonnaise

Method:

Defrost the mushrooms; wash, dry, cut, and stir-fry them with a vegetable oil.

Wash and peel the potatoes, dry out, and make deep cuts (but not to end) on every potato.

Insert 1 tsp of fried mushrooms into every cut on potatoes.

Pre-heat an oven to 400 F (190 C).

Cover a baking sheet with a piece of a foil, sprinkle with the vegetable oil.

Place potatoes on the sheet, sprinkle with the vegetable oil, and cover with an other piece of foil.

Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Meanwhile, make a sauce: whip all ingredients for sauce together.

At the end of a baking time, remove the upper piece of foil, and pour sauce on top of potatoes.

Bake for 5 minutes more.

Serve hot with green salad leaves.

Baked String Beans

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 04/23/2016 - 18:59.

Ingredients:

1 lb (450 g) frozen string beans
4 egg
2 onion
3 tbsp melted butter, or margarine
Fresh greens (basil, parsley, and coriander) on your taste
Salt and spices on your taste

Method:

Pre-heat an oven-safe skillet on a medium heat, add 1 tbsp margarine, ½ cup a boiling water, beans, and chopped onions.

Stir, cover with a lid, and simmer for about 30 minutes.

At the end of this time, sprinkle the beans with chopped greens (parsley, coriander, basil), spices, and simmer for 4-5 minutes more.

Meanwhile, pre-heat an oven to 400 F (190 C).

Whip eggs, and pour over simmered beans.

Bake for about 20 minutes.

Take the skillet out, slice beans into portions, and pour a little of a melted margarine on top of each portion.

Serve hot.