Ukrainian cuisine is known for its sour dishes and frequent use of fermented, pickled ingredients such as stewed red cabbage and beets. Potatoes are often included in many dishes. Ukrainian Borscht is a prime example of this cuisine.

Ukrainian Borscht

A few years ago my friend Nataliia brought me some Ukrainian borscht that she had made. This borscht ...
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Russian Summer Salad Soup

This Russian Summer Salad Soup is another delicious recipe from my friend Nataliia. It makes a nice ...

Green Borscht

Several years ago I had a series of conversations with my friend Nataliia about Ukrainian foods.  Borscht ...
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