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A Taste of the Wild
November 01, 2006

A Taste of the Wild

By Darra Goldstein

Want a fresh taste of Kamchatka? Then it has to be salmon. Here we consider the many different Russian words for salmon and offer a great recipe for flash-freezing the delicacy.

Of Bees and Cabbage Pie
March 01, 2006

Of Bees and Cabbage Pie

By Darra Goldstein

Time to bring in the cabbage, and put it in a tasty pie! This column offers a great recipe for a kapustnik (cabbage pie), plus offers a look back at the origin of Russian bees - gatherings for communal labor.

A Soup for the New Year
January 01, 2006

A Soup for the New Year

By Darra Goldstein

Yelena Ivanovna Molokhovets was the author of Russia's most famous cookbook, A Gift to Young Housewives, first published in 1861. Here is a warm duck soup from her book, plus a bit of history on this important tome.

Food on the Run
November 01, 2005

Food on the Run

By Darra Goldstein

A look at Russian fast food over the past century, in honor of our story on the Moscow Metro. The recipe is for toasted sunflower seeds.

Train Fare
July 01, 2005

Train Fare

By Darra Goldstein

A short look at the history of fare aboard the Trans-Siberian railway, with a recipe for pelmeny you can prepare between stops...

Fungi are Friends
May 01, 2005

Fungi are Friends

By Darra Goldstein

Russians have a special bond with mushrooms that is not paralleled in the West. In this issue, a special recipe for mushroom-stuffed eggs.

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