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St Andrew the Apostle and a jumping game

Although for many, many years I had a very close friend who was Ukranian, and I learnt a lot about customs, traditions and food, I only found out today that the feast of St Andrew the Apostle is celebrated on this day, December 13th. 317 more words


Korchma Taras Bulba – Moskova

Değerli Dostlar,

Moskova, başkent olmanın getirdiği tüm avantajları en iyi şekilde kullanarak etnik ve diğer ülke mutfaklarına ait başarılı örnekleri bünyesinde toplamayı bilmiş. Özellikle Japon, Çin, Ukrayna ve Gürcü mutfakları ön plana çıkmış. 789 more words


Little purses of yum

My clever friend Sveta gave us a real treat at our English conversation class on Tuesday; she had made some strawberry varenyky. Verenyky are like miniature pasties which can be filled with a variety of different things, sweet or savoury. 286 more words


Cooking Adventures with Kaeri and Katrina

Hello readers,

I’m currently between books – I just finished All the President’s Men and am in the process of deciding what to read next. Therefore, I bring you a post about one of my very favourite things: perogies! 575 more words

Book Reviews

Christmas Eve prep day 2 - Varenyky!

The humble, delicious perogy.
So many filling possibilities, so many cooking possibilities. Savoury? Sweet? Boiled? Fried? Baked? The choice is yours.
Generally for Christmas Eve we have potato (with cheese and dill) and sauerkraut ones on the table. 17 more words


[HIGH FIVE] Ukraine 5

Don’t leave Kiev without trying …

Chervonyy Borsch
Veal, cabbage, leaf
and root vegetables, salo, 
tomatoes and sour cream soup

baked cabbage and rice rolls in broth

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The Homecoming

Up the hill we plodded, deep into Ukraine’s Carpathian mountains. I knew neither the end point nor purpose of our ramble, but on this occasion I didn’t care. 1,985 more words

Foodish Boy