Beyond Borscht: Old-World Recipes from Eastern Europe: Ukraine, Russia, Poland & More

Beyond Borscht: Old-World Recipes from Eastern Europe: Ukraine, Russia, Poland & More

by Tatyana Nesteruk


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Authentic Recipes for the Hearty, Comforting Foods of Eastern Europe

Bring the warming, fresh and savory flavors of Ukraine, Russia, Poland and beyond into your kitchen with this beautiful and personal collection of family recipes passed down through generations. From growing up in a close-knit Slavic community that gathered daily to celebrate food, Tatyana Nesteruk learned the art of honoring tradition while also making the recipes accessible for the modern home cook. Her simple instructions and treasure chest of time-honored dishes will have you flawlessly re-creating the food you love—or have yet to discover!

Capturing the classic tastes of Eastern Europe is easy no matter where you live, thanks to Tatyana’s nifty cooking hacks, such as rinsing cottage cheese to quickly transform it into the beloved Russian tvorog (farmer’s cheese). Dive into timeless recipes like Beef and Cheese Piroshki (hand pies), Smoked Salmon and Caviar Blini and Classic Beef Borscht. Whip up epic main dishes like Shashliki (Shish Kebabs), Plov (Beef and Garlic Rice Pilaf) and Potato Latkes with Chicken, and pair them with delicious sides like Mushroom Buckwheat and Olivier Potato Salad for a truly unbeatable spread. With desserts like Sweet Cherry Pierogi, Russian Tea Cookies and Poppy Seed Roll, you’ll be transported back to the old world by the end of the night. If you grew up eating this incredible cuisine, visited this part of the world and can’t stop dreaming of the food, or are trying these authentic dishes for the first time, the unique, comforting and nostalgic flavors packed into Tatyana’s recipes will send your taste buds on an unforgettable journey.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624149603
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 03/31/2020
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 105,366
Product dimensions: 8.03(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Tatyana Nesteruk is the author of The European Cake Cookbook and the creator of Tatyana’s Everyday Food. She’s appeared on Today and Good Day Sacramento. Tatyana was born in Yekaterinburg, Russia, and raised in the United States in a tight-knit Slavic community of family primarily from Ukraine, Russia and Poland. She now lives in Sacramento, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Ingredients and Tools 8

Unique Bites and Small Dishes 11

Comfort Foods and Meaty Main Entrées 39

Warmng Soups and Easy Side Dishes 75

Hearty Salads and Pickled Vegetables 101

Beloved Desserts, Drinks and Old-World Pastries 127

Acknowledgments 173

About the Author 175

Index 176

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