Old-Style Solyanka Soup

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 03/10/2018 - 17:40.

Ingredients:

¼ G (1 L) beef broth
11.5 oz (300 g) salted mushrooms
3-6 tbsp flour
1 medium onion
3-6 tbsp butter

Method:

Bring a broth to boil in a medium sauce-pan.

Chop onions and salted mushrooms thinly, put into the broth.

Stir-fry a flour with a butter, until a butter color turns light-brown.

Add the fried flout into a soup, and stir well.

Boil a the soup for about 3-5 more minutes, then serve.

Note:

This was a basic recipe, so usually this soup was also with carrots, and/or cabbage, fried onions, boiled grains, triple broth, etc.

Rassolnick with Sauerkraut

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 03/10/2018 - 17:24.

Ingredients:

13.2 oz (350 g) beef
1 large salted cucumber
3.5 oz (100 g) pearl grain
5.2 oz (150 g) sauerkraut
2 carrot
1 onion
2 potato
1 bay leaf
3.5 fl oz (100 mL) cabbage pickle
2 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt and sour cream on your taste

Method:

Soak grains overnight before starting, then dry out, and wash.

Pour 1/3 G (1.5 L) a cold water into a sauce-pan, put a beef, and bring to boil.

Remove a foam when increases, add a bay leaf, and cook for about 40 minutes.

Then, add the grains, and cook for 40 more minutes.

Peel, was, and cut fresh vegetables.

Grate carrots and cucumbers, chop onions and potatoes.

In a pre-heated skillet with a vegetable oil, stir-fry the onions, cucumbers, a sauerkraut, and the carrots for about 10 minutes.

Add a sauerkraut pickle when necessary to avoid burning.

Put all from skillet into sauce-pan, add chopped potatoes into sauce-pan, and boil for 10 more minutes.

Serve hot with a sour cream.

Blinis with Cocoa

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 02/18/2018 - 20:03.

Ingredients:

1 cup flour
2 cup milk
2 egg
2 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp vegetable oil
3 tbsp bitter cocoa powder
Pinch of salt
Vegetable oil for frying

Method:

Heat a milk to a lukewarm temperature.

Add eggs and 3 tbsp a vegetable oil to the milk, blend slightly.

Add a flour, a cocoa powder, a salt, and a sugar, and blend slightly until a batter's consistency turns even.

Pre-heat a skillet (or skillets) with ½ tbsp vegetable oil per each skillet, and fry blinis for 1 minute per side.

Serve warm.

Note:

You may use a honey or any spreads when serve.

Cabbage with Mushrooms

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:56.

Ingredients:

28 oz (800 g) cabbage, thinly shredded
10 oz (350 g) fresh mushroom, sliced
2 medium carrot, shredded
1 tbsp tomato paste
2 bay leaf
3 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt and pepper on your taste

Method:

Pre-heat a skillet with a vegetable oil.

Put mushrooms, carrots, a tomato paste, bay leaves, and a pepper into the skillet, and stir well.

Cover skillet with a lid, turn a heating to medium-low, and simmer for about 15 minutes.

Press a cabbage togethers with a salt, and put into skillet.

Simmer for 40 minutes more, stirring several times, and adding a hot water when necessary.

Stir well, let to sit for about 10 minutes, and serve.

Cake “Oranges in Snow”

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 02/04/2018 - 17:20.

Ingredients:

1.2 oz (40 g) gelatin
4.5 fl oz (120 mL) water
24.5 oz (700 g) tvorog, or Ricotta cheese
7 oz (200 g) fat sour cream
5.7 oz (150 g) sugar, or sugar powder
5.7 oz (150 g) cakes
1 large orange
Vanilla on your taste

Method:

Put a gelatin into a cup, pour a very hot water on top, and stir until the gelatin dissolves.

Set aside.

Put a tvorog, a sour cream, a vanilla, and a sugar into a bowl.

Blend and whip all together, until a consistency turns even and fluffy.

Peel an orange, cut into small pieces, and remove all seeds and white parts.

Stir the gelatin, pour it into a sour cream-tvorog mix, and stir-in very well.

Into a cake dish, put a layer of this mix.

Cover the layer with some orange pieces.

Repeat until you run out of this mix and oranges.

Crush cookies into small parts, and put a layer of crushed cakes after every 2 sour cream-tvorog mix layers.

Last layer should be from sour cream-tvorog mix.

Shake the cake dish for 10 seconds, cover with a lid, and place into a refrigerator overnight, or longer.

Soak dish bottom into a hot water, and turn a cake out on a flat dish.

Slice, and serve.

Cabbage Salad “Kindergarten”

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 02/04/2018 - 17:00.

Ingredients:

17.5 oz (500 g) cabbage
1 English cucumber
2 medium carrot
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 pinch salt
1 pinch chopped dill

Method:

Peel an onion, a cucumber, and carrots, and chop them thinly.

Chop a cabbage very thinly, and press by hands, to make the cabbage soft.

Stir all vegetables in a salad bowl.

Add a salt, a vinegar, a sugar, a vegetable oil, and a dill into the bowl, and stir thoroughly.

Cover bowl with a lid, and place into a freezer for 2 hours.

Take out, let to warm, and serve.

Salad Pompadour

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:15.

Ingredients:

4 egg, hard-boiled
8.7 oz (250 g) hard cheese
1 tsp sugar
2 apple
1 medium onion
1 pinch salt
1 pinch mix of peppers
1 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp apple vinegar
White sauce on your taste

Method:

Peel an onion, slice into half-rounds, and put into an enameled dish.

Sprinkle onions with a sugar and a salt, stir well, and let to sit for 10 minutes.

Peel eggs, and grate on a small grater.

Place the onions in a colander, and pour ½ G a boiling water on top.

Dry onions out, and stir with an apple vinegar.

Peel apples, remove their middles with seeds, grate on a large grater, and put into other enameled dish.

Sprinkle the apples with a lemon juice, stir, and set aside.

Grate a cheese on the large grater, and stir with a white sauce well.

In a salad bowl, put brined onions, a layer of white sauce-cheese mix, ground eggs, layer of white sauce-cheese mix on top, grated apple, layer of white sauce-cheese mix on top, and decorate with pomegranate seeds, kiwi slices, etc.

Salad Meat and Pearl

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:08.

Ingredients:

7 oz (200 g) ground meat
7 oz (200 g) pearl barley grain, boiled
1 tbsp vegetable oil
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1/3 tsp salt
1 small onion (2 oz)
3.5 oz cucumber
Vinegar on your taste

Method:

Peel an onion, and chop into small cubes.

Add a vinegar into a dish with the onions, and stir.

Cut a cucumber into thin stripes.

Pre-heat a skillet with a vegetable oil, add a ground meat, and stir-fry the meat, stirring permanently, for about 10 minutes.

Dry out onions, and stir all ingredients together.

Serve immediately.

Note:

If you prefer a rice, you may substitute pearl barley to rice.

Salad “Fun”

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 01/13/2018 - 16:38.

Ingredients for 4:

1 carrot (~ 3 oz, or 80 g)
6.2 oz (180 g) cauliflower, boiled
3.5 oz (100 g) canned green pea
7 oz (200 g) cucumber, chopped
4.2 oz (140 g) green beans, boiled
14 oz (400 g) crabmeat
7 oz (200 g) heavy whipping cream
1 oz (28 g) ground horseradish
3 oz (80 g) mayonnaise
1.5 oz (40 g) walnut, crushed

Method:

Peel carrots, chop into medium cubes, and boil in a salted water.

Slice boiled green beans into quarters.

Stir all vegetables, a half of a whipping cream, a mayonnaise, and a ground horseradish together.

Put the vegetables into a salad bowl.

Put the second half of the whipped cream on top, then a crabmeat, and ground walnuts on top.

Let to sit for about 15 minutes, and serve.

Zhar's Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 01/13/2018 - 16:24.

Ingredients:

35 oz (1 Kg) frozen calamari
4 medium potato, boiled
5 egg, hard-boiled
7 oz (200 g) hard cheese
7 oz (200 g) red caviar
2 medium onion
Mayonnaise and spices on your taste

Method:

Put calamari into a boiling salted water, and boil for about 2-3 minutes after the water starts to boiling once more, then dry them out, and put them into a cold water.

Grate a cheese, potatoes (on a large grater), and eggs (on medium grater) separately.

Peel the calamari, and cut them into thin short strips.

Chop the onions, place in a colander, and pour boiling water on top, if the onions are too bitter.

Let to drip.

Collect a salad:

Put a layer of boiled calamari into a salad bowl, and sprinkle with a mayonnaise and a caviar.

Put a layer of onions on top, and sprinkle with a mayonnaise and a caviar.

Put a layer of shredded potato on top, and sprinkle with a mayonnaise and a caviar.

Put a layer of shredded cheese on top, and sprinkle with a mayonnaise and a caviar.

Repeat until you run out of ingredients.

Decorate a salad with a shredded egg yolk and with caviar.

Cover the bowl, and place in a refrigerator at least for 30 minutes.

Serve cold.