Schi and borsch are quite similar, however, schi is a typical Russian dish while borsch was adopted from the Ukrainian cuisine. They're easy to tell apart: while both are made with the fresh cabbage or sauerkraut, borsch also has beets among its...
These cabbage rolls stuffed with the meat and rice mixture are a traditional Russian dish. To make this, you will need a head of cabbage no smaller than 2 pounds. However, we will use only a few of the cabbage leaves from the top.
Dried fruit mix is usually a mixture of cut-up apples, pears, apricots, grapes and other fruit or berries dried naturally. This mixture can keep for a long time. It is mainly used for making a kompot but can also be added to other dishes.
Whenever you encounter a “julienne” dish in the Russian cuisine, you’re going to see hot appetizers made in single servings. These dishes are baked with the bchamel sauce. Mushrooms are the most common filling for julienne.
Blini (pancakes) are a staple of the Russian cuisine. They can be made in different ways: with milk, buttermilk, whey or simply water. Some recipes include eggs, others are eggless but contain yeast (these are typically made during Lent).