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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

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


Ukraine 5

High Fives

Don’t leave Kiev without trying …

beetroot, cabbage, garlic, onion, 
potato 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

Uncle Vanya's Cafe, Hell's Kitchen, NY

Since 1991 Uncle Vanya’s Cafe has been Hell’s Kitchen’s home for Russian comfort food.  Vanya’s is a cozy spot on West 54th Street whose interior resembles a small rustic chalet or lodge.  175 more words


Ukraine Eats

Before I embark on a weekend of eating grilled things to celebrate the birth of America, I thought I would show you what I ate for a month while in Ukraine. 728 more words