Russian Kulich

Ingredients 1/2 t saffron 1/2 c glazed fruits,Sliced(cherries,pineapple, citrus) 1/2 c raisins 3 pk dry yeast 2 T light brown sugar 1/4 c dark rum 1 c almonds (toasted &,Sliced-coarsely,chopped) 1 c flour,Sifted 1/4 c milk,scalded & cooled to-lukewarm 3/4 c (1 1/2 stick),Unsalted-butter 1 c light brown sugar 1 t anise extract 1 t…

Adjapsandali (Mixed Vegetable Saute)

1 Servings Ingredients 2 (1 lb) eggplants,cut into -1-in cub,es 1 t salt 3 T corn oil 2 md (1 cup) onions,chopped 1 lb potatoes,peeled & cut into -1/2-in,cubes 1 lb ripe tomatoes,peeled & cut -into 1/,2-in cubes 2 carrots,grated 1/4 c fresh coriander,chopped 4 cloves garlic,chopped fine 1 t salt,or to taste 1/4 t…

Armenian Lentil Soup

8 Servings Ingredients 1 c onion,chopped 1/2 c carrots,sliced 1/2 c celery,sliced 3 c eggplant,peeled, cubed 1 c green pepper,diced 3 cl garlic,minced 6 c chicken stock 1 1/2 c lentils 1 1/2 c tomato,chopped 4 oz apricots,dried,sliced 1/4 cinnamon 1/4 allspice 1/4 cayenne 1 paprika 1 1/2 salt 3 T parsley 1 T mint…

Babki With Custard Filling [similar To Italian Pusties]

4 Servings Ingredients 2 c butter 1 c sugar 2 c flour 2 eggs 1 custard 2 egg yolks 1/2 c cream 1/2 c sugar Preparations Beat butter to a foam. Add sugar and eggs, beat well. Blend in flour. Cook egg yolks, cream, and sugar in double boiler until thick. Butter cup cake tins…

Baklazhan /Chopped Eggplant With Mayonnaise

7 Servings Ingredients 1 lg eggfruit,1.5 to 1.75 lb 1 sm onion,finely chopped. 1 garlic clove,minced. 1 1/2 T mayonnaise,preferably -hellmann’s. 1 T lemon juice,fresh 1 salt 1 pepper,black, freshly -ground. 1 olives,black, for garnish. 1 parsley sprigs,for garnish. Preparations Pierce the eggfruit in several places with a knife and bake on a baking sheet…

Burakovyi Kvas (Fermented Beet Juice)

10 Servings Ingredients 3 lb beets 3 T coarse rock salt,kosher not – table due to a 1 sl sourdough bread 2 qt ,water, up to 3 maybe need 1 ,square cheesecloth and st 1 ga ,glass jar or stone crock 4 qt ,jars, or 8 pt ,jars Preparations Scrub beets, pare and cut into…

Bulitsikov’s Eels

6 Servings Ingredients 2 lb eels 4 onions thin,Sliced 4 c potatos thin,Sliced 1/4 lb salt pork,Diced 1 t salt 1 t pepper 1/4 c flour,all-purpose hot -water Preparations Make a layer of onions and potatos on the bottom of a large heavy pot. Mix the sal, pepper, & flour together, set aside. Slice the…

Botvinia (cold, Green Vegetable Soup W/ Fish)

8 Servings Ingredients 1 cucumber large,peeled, -halved,seed,ed, & diced 1 1/2 lb spinach leaves fresh,washed 6 T frsh lemon juice 1 1/2 lb sorrel leaves,fresh 3 T horseradish root,fresh -grated 1 t salt 3/4 t sugar 1/2 lb crab meat 1 1/2 lb poached sturgeon,in 1 pcs. – (or -) 1 1/2 lb whitefish in…

Borsch

Ingredients 1 c navy beans,dry 2 1/2 lb beef,Lean 1/2 lb slab bacon 10 c cold water 1 bay leaf 8 whole peppercorns 2 cloves garlic 2 T parsley,Dried 1 carrot 1 celery stalk 1 lg red onion 1 t salt (opt) 8 beets for soup 2 sm beets 2 c green cabbage,shredded 2 lg…

Bliny

2 Servings Ingredients 3/4 c flour 1 t granulated sugar 1 t shortening 1 1/2 t yeast 1/2 t salt 1 egg,separated 1 1/2 c milk 2 t vegetable oil Preparations Heat 3/4 of milk to 35C (about 95F). Add yeast till fully dissolved. Add half of sugar, yolk, melted shortening – keep stirring. Add…