Russian Pierogi With Potato and Spinach

These pierogi are made from scratch. But most of the time I will buy a frozen white bread dough or White Dinner Rolls dough for this recipe. The refrigerated buttermilk biscuits from a Grocery store are also great for use as a dough for pierogi. To make a dough from scratch, combine dry ingredients in a big … Read more

Russian Farmer’s Cheese Pancakes (Syrniki) Recipe

Syrniki are tender pancakes, made out of farmer’s cheese (tvorog). They are a traditional dessert in Russia and will make an excellent breakfast as well. Mix together cheese, sugar, egg, vanilla and lemon zest. Add raisins, then flour and gently work into soft dough.   Scoop a mixture with a table spoon  and form little balls. Coat each … Read more

Roasted Eggplant Salad

Here is another delicious dish to make with an eggplant. Rince eggplants, cut off the stem and peel the skin. Cut eggplant in wedges half length. Sprinkle with salt and keep it in colander for 15 minutes, letting the bitter juices drip off. Pat the wedges dry with the paper towel. Combine olive oil, vinegar,  garlic and … Read more