Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Tomato snack

Press out garlic into a small bowl. Add mayonnaise. Grind cheese. Mix everything. Slice tomatoes. Put the topping on the tomato slices.

3 tomatoes
3 cloves of garlic
50 ml of mayonnaise
100 g of cheese

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Russian salad

Boil potatoes and carrots in saucepan for 25-30 minutes. Boil eggs for 10 minutes and put them under cold water to shell them easily. Cut the eggs to a big bowl. Cut boiled sausage to the bowl. Cut pickled cucumbers to the bowl. Open a can of green peas and empty the can to the bowl. After potatoes and carrots cool down peel them and cut them to the bowl. Add salt and mayonnaise and mix everything thoroughly.

500-600 g of potatoes (about 8)
300-400 g of carrots (about 4)
8 eggs
300 g of boiled sausage
200 g of pickled cucumbers (about 4-5)
350 g of green peas
250 g of mayonnaise

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Monday, February 26, 2007

Salad from celery cabbage

Cut celery cabbage and put it into the bowl. Salt and press it so it gave some juice. Cut and add cucumbers. Cut and add green onions. Serve with sunflower oil.

1 celery cabbage
4 cucumbers
5-6 green onions
50 ml of sunflower oil

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Thursday, February 22, 2007

Divine burger

Cut bread roll to get a burger. Smear two halves over with mayonnaise. Press out some garlic on one or two halves. Slice tomato and put the slices on the layer of mayonnaise and garlic. Salt the tomato slices. Cover the tomato with a slice of cheese and than the second half of burger.

1 Bread roll
2 cloves of garlic
2 tablespoons of mayonnaise
1 tomato
1 slice of cheese

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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Liver cake

Cut and mince liver into the bowl. Cut and mince onions there. Break eggs into the bowl. Add wheat flour, salt and pepper. Mix everything thoroughly. Pour oil into fry pan and heat it. Take a ladle and pour the mass into the fry pan to have the crust of about 1 centimeter. When the crust is fried from one side turn it to fry another. Go on until you have the liver mass. 4 crusts is optimal number. Cut and fry onions.

When the crusts and fried onions are ready, smear one crust over with mayonnaise and cover with fried onions, and then cover it with another crust, and so on. Smear the top crust with mayonnaise and cover with fried onions as well. Put the cake aside for several 5-10 hours.

600-700 g of liver
7-8 onions
4 eggs
100-150 g of wheat flour
200 g of oil
200 g of mayonnaise

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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Grilled potatoes with fish

Peel and cut potatoes, put them into the ceramic pan. Cut fish and put over potatoes. Cut onions and put over fish. Pour some mayonnaise. Add tomatoes, dill or parsley. Grind some cheese on the top of all that. Put into microwave grill for 25-30 minutes.

500 g of potatoes
300 g of fish
50 g of mayonnaise
1 tomato
Dill or parsley
150 g of cheese

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Monday, February 19, 2007

Pancakes with red caviar

Break 4 eggs to a big bowl and mix them. Pour half a liter of milk and mix it with eggs. Add enough wheat flour to get a liquid of sour cream density. Mix it very thoroughly. Add some pinches of salt and sunflower oil. Mix everything once more and start frying pancakes.

When pancakes are ready. Fold and roll each of them to get cone forms. Put some butter and red caviar into the cones.

4 eggs
1 liter of milk
200-300 g of weat flour
200 g of sunflower oil
100 g of butter
200 g of red caviar

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Thursday, February 15, 2007

Salad from beet with mayonnaise and garlic

Boil beets for an hour in pressure cooker. Cool them down, peel them and grate them. Squeeze out garlic. Mix with mayonnaise.

1 k of beet
5 cloves of garlic
100-150 g of mayonnaise

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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Pelmeni (small pockets of dough filled with minced meat and served boiled)

Pour out flour on the table. Form it like a volcano with a hole in the middle. Break an egg into this hole and add water and salt. Beat the dough until it become of plasticine consistence, then cover it and wait for 30-40 minutes.
Prepare stuffing: mix minced meat with minced onions, salt and spices.
Cut the dough to pieces and roll each piece so it gets thin. Put the dough on a special form with little holes. Put small pieces of stuffing on the dough above the holes, then make another thin dough and cover stuffing. Press the edges between stuffing with fingers, so that the dough gets cut on the holes edges. Push the pelmeni out of the holes from the other side of the form.
Boil for 5-10 minutes. Serve with black pepper and vinegar.

3 glasses of flour
1 egg
2/3 glass of water
1-2 onions
1 k of minced meat
Black pepper
25-50 ml of vinegar

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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Soup with mushrooms

Boil water. Peel and cut potatoes and carrots. Put potatoes an carrots to the boiling water and boil for 5 minutes. Add salt. Cut mushrooms to small pieces, put them into the saucepan and boil for 15 minutes. Put the fried onions to the boiling water and turn off the heat. Wait for 5-10 minutes before eating.

100-200 g of mushrooms
2 potatoes
2 carrots
1-2 onions

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Monday, February 12, 2007

Pasta with cheese and cutlets

Make and fry cutlets: Soak white bread in milk. Use meat grinder to mince potatoes, onions, garlic and soaked bread. Break eggs, add minced meat, salt, spices and mix everything thoroughly. Form the mass into a geometric figures :-) and fry them.

Boil water in the saucepan. Put pasta into the sauce pan and boil it until it is ready (usually about 10 minutes). Pour out hot water and put the saucepan under running cold water. When the pasta cools down, pour out water and put the pasta into frying pan with cutlets. Grate cheese and add some dill or parsley. Fry for 3-5 more minutes.

200 g of white bread
100 g of milk
1 potatoe
1 onion
3-4 cloves of garlic
2 eggs
500 g of minced meat
500 g of pasta
100-200 g of cheese
some dill
some parsley

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Friday, February 9, 2007

Shrimps with garlic sauce (scampi)

Press out garlic, add mayonnaise and mix everything. Boil water, put in frozen scrimps. When water starts boiling again, take the shrimps out. Serve with cold Ukrainian :-) beer.

1 k of shrimps
6-7 cloves of garlic
100 g of mayonnaise

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Thursday, February 8, 2007

Stewed liver with potatoes

Pour some oil into the pot. Cut liver, onions and carrots and fry them in the pot for 5 minutes. Peel and cut potatoes and add them to the pot. Pour in some water. Add salt and spices. Stew everything for 20-25 minutes.

500 g of liver
1-2 onions
1-2 carrots
1 k of potatoes

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Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Rassolnik (soup with pickled cucumbers)

Peel and cut potatoes. Put them into the saucepan with boiling water and boil for 20 minutes. Cut and fry onions. In 20 minutes cut pickled cucumbers and put them into the saucepan for 10 minutes. Add spices. When the soup is ready put fried onions into the saucepan and leave for 10 more minutes. Serve with sour cream.

1-2 potatoes
1-2 onions
5-6 pickled cucumbers
1-2 tablespoons of sour cream

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Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Goloubtsy (stuffed cabbage rolls)

Separate cabbage to leaves: cut each leaf near the head of the cabbage, then cut the leaf from the head of the cabbage to the top of the leaf and carefully remove both halves from the cabbage. Boil cabbage leaves for 5-10 minutes.
Boil rice for 5 minutes (it should stay half-boiled). Cut and fry onions ands carrots. Add to rice. Add minced meat. Add salt and spices. Mix everything thoroughly.
Put the stuffing onto the cabbage leaves and roll them up the way you like. Put the cabbage rolls into pressure cooker, put tomato paste or tomato gravy on the top, add water. Cook for an hour.

1-2 cabbages
500 g of rice
1 k of minced meat
2 onions
3 carrots
250 g of tomato paste or gravy

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Monday, February 5, 2007

Veal with onions and garlic a la Ural

Slice veal. Beat the slices of veal. Salt the slices. Pepper the slices. Cut onion and garlic. Put onion and garlic on the slices, roll them up and fry.

500 g of veal
1 onion
5 cloves of garlic

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Friday, February 2, 2007

Chicken broth

Cut the chicken and put the pieces into pressure cooker. Cut and add carrots. Add the whole onion. Add water, salt and spices. Boil for half an hour. Serve with parsley and dill.

Half a chicken
1 carrot
1 onion

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Thursday, February 1, 2007


Boil beet for an hour, boil potatoes and carrots for half an hour. Pour out water and let the vegetables cool down. Peel of the skin and cut the vegetables to pieces. Cut and add onions. Cut and add pickled cucumbers. Cut and add sauerkraut. Add salt. Add oil and mix everything thoroughly.

2 beets
4 potatoes
2 carrots
1 onion
5 pickled cucumbers
250 g of sauerkraut
100 g of oil

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