Recipes

Stunning Beet Soup

Sometimes I feel sorry for beets enjoying the reputation of a one-dish-ingredient. Maybe it is just my Eastern European sentiment, but I feel whenever we say beets, we mean borsch. Oh, there is one or two traditional salads that feature (we all know difference between “star” and “feature”, right?) beets and grace every post-Soviet festive… Continue reading Stunning Beet Soup

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Nourishing Mung Bean and Basmati Porridge (Kichdi)

My whole winter has been about kichdi (also kichri), an Indian porridge of lentils and basmati rice. There are endless variations of this dish, and Indian home cooks can make kichdi fit for a festive occasion, an everyday table, an ascetic offering to a deity, a simple baby food or a healing meal for a… Continue reading Nourishing Mung Bean and Basmati Porridge (Kichdi)

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Buckwheat and Rye Galette with Chard and Feta

Having peeked in the every corner of my mind I can’t come up with any reasonable explanation of not cooking this genius galette earlier. I will not waste more time wringing my hands in vain and will tell you about this savory galette, casual and chic as a French woman with her curly hair in… Continue reading Buckwheat and Rye Galette with Chard and Feta