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Darra Goldstein

79 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Darra Goldstein Darra Goldstein is author of the cookbooks A Taste of Russia, The Georgian Feast, and The Winter Vegetarian, and Editor of the quarterly magazine Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture. As if all that were not enough, Goldstein is Professor of Russian at Williams College and widely considered to be a leading authority on Russian cooking and culinary arts. She has been the magazine's food editor since 2003.


A Prowess-Testing Pie

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
Russian Wedding Pie (Kurnik) makes great party fare, but it also has an interesting history connected to fall holidays.
Author: Darra Goldstein

A Sumptuous Feast

Russian Life: May/June 2016
In celebration of Tsar Alexander III’s coronation in May 1883, the renowned artist Viktor Vasnetsov designed menus for a series of festive dinners.
Author: Darra Goldstein

A Bear's Feast

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2016
Where we look back at a 1912 feast, scrutinizing the menu to learn how the upper crust of Russian society ate.
Author: Darra Goldstein

How the Upper Crust Dined

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2015
The nineteenth-century St. Petersburg aristocrat Petr Pavlovich Durnovo regularly entertained at his mansion on the city’s fashionable English Embankment. Thanks to a trove of his dinner menus from 1857-1858, we can get a good sense of the foods that the mid-century aristocracy enjoyed.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

A Classic Treat

Russian Life: May/June 2015
Stuffed prunes. So much more than you think they are. Luxurious and tasty, and a perfect treat for spring.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

May the Borshch Be With You!

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
The new year is a perfect time to try borshch, which has an interesting history.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

A Russo-Finnish Delicacy

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2014
Tyanushki - hot caramel sauce - over cranberries is a perfect treat as fall sets in.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

Instinct for Preservation

Russian Life: July/Aug 2014
On the Russian art of food preservation, and a refreshing summer recipe for melon preserves.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

Volga River Mousse

Russian Life: May/June 2014
It's spring, and that means rhubarb! Join us in whipping up a bit of rhubarb mousse.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

Pies to Brighten Bleak Winter Days

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2014
These rich, slightly sweet pies from Karelia will warm up your end of winter days.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov