Category Archives: Old Recipes

Rowan Preserves

Pick over and wash 1 kg of rowan berries picked after the first frost, then cover with cold water and let it stand 24 hours. Drain berries in a colander, then cover with cold water again and let it stand. Repeat this process 2-3 times. Add water to 1 1/2 kg of sugar, make a... read more →

Red Currants Jelly

Mash 1 kg of red currants, add cup of water, bring to boil, strain through a cheese cloth and squeeze as much juice as possible. Add 1 1/4 kg sugar to currant juice, bring to boil, and cook on high heat for 30 minutes. Test readiness of the jelly — pour 1 tablespoon of juice... read more →

Raspberry Jello

Pick over 1 cup of raspberries and wash them in cold water. In a pot add 1 1/2 cups of water to 3/4 cups sugar, mix and bring to boil. Add cleaned raspberries to the hot syrup, bring to boil, turn off the heat, cover the pot and leave to infuse 15-20 minutes. Strain the... read more →

Pumpkin Puree Blini

Peel and slice 1 kg pumpkin, boil until soft and rub through a sieve, pour over with 1 l of milk and heat until lukewarm. Add 15 g of yeast diluted with water, 3 eggs and mix. Then add 2-2 1/2 cups of flour, whip dough and leave in warm place for 2 hours. Add... read more →

Egg Croquettes

Cook 5 eggs to hard-boiled stage, peel and chop them. Make a thick milk sauce. Mix in 2 raw egg yolks into the hot sauce, then add chopped eggs and a tablespoon of finely chopped herbs, season with salt, mix everything well and transfer into a buttered bowl. To prevent forming of film on top... read more →

Rutabaga Patties

Peel and slice 1 kg of rutabaga, cover it with hot water and leave for 10-15 minutes. Drain rutabaga, put it into a pot, cover with boiling water and cook until soft, then pass it through a meat grinder, season with salt, beat in 4 eggs, add 2 tbsp melted butter, 200 g of crushed... read more →