Real Borodinsky bread is extraordinarily time consuming to make! This is a simpler bread recipe with a nod to the taste of the real thing and with added seeds.
A recipe by my friend’s mum from Moscow.
Quick to make party food.
This recipe is from the book “Useful Tips For The Young Worker” published in the USSR in 1959.
A light warm salad, quick to make.
An interesting variation on tomato sauce.
A classic style tomato based sauce, perfect with chicken. Serve with baked sweet potato and sprouting broccoli.
Russian dumplings “pelmeni” or “vareniki”, also called “pierogies” in Polish. These have a pre-cooked filling.
What to do with the May/June rhubarb harvest!?
This is the original recipe invented for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 by Constance Spry.