What Russian doesn’t love Olivier salad – the main dish on every holiday table! Olivier has become the most popular Russian salad, in other countries this dish is called “Russian Salad”. Unlike borscht, which everyone cooks in his own way, Olivier is a more versatile dish, where the main ingredients are strictly calibrated.
Olivier is among the top 10 most popular salads in the world. The original was invented in the 1860s by Lucien Olivier, chef of the popular Moscow restaurant Hermitage.
Prague cake is a chocolate and biscuit mood, moist and juicy, with cream on the inside and dark chocolate on the outside. To make a prague cake at home you will need to make four pieces: 1) the chocolate and butter sponge, 2) the sponge custard, 3) the chocolate cream, and 4) the chocolate filling.
Chocolate and butter biscuit:
- sugar 150;
- vanilla sugar (pinch for flavor);
- flour 150g;
- baking powder 6g (half a packet);
- 6 eggs (C0);
- cocoa 2 tablespoons;
- butter 40 g;
- pinch of salt.
Homemade dumplings – what could be tastier? It seems that only a professional cook can make the dough and stuffing for dumplings. Today we will make dumplings ourselves, it is not as difficult as it may seem at first glance. The most delicious dumplings have a filling from a mixture of two kinds of meat – pork and beef. For the dough we need flour, eggs, sunflower oil and water.
Ingredients for the dumpling dough:
- flour 500 g;
- water 250 ml;
- eggs 2 pcs;
- salt 1 teaspoon;
- sunflower oil 2 tablespoons.
Moscow buns are my favorite treat from my childhood, my great-grandmother used to bake incredibly tasty buns, soft and with a sugar crispy crust. To make buns at home you need only a couple of hours and basic ingredients that almost everyone has at home.
Ingredients for the dough:
- flour 500 g;
- milk 150 ml (heat in the microwave);
- water 70 ml (heat in microwave);
- 11 g yeast (1 sachet);
- sugar 110g
- vanilla sugar 1 teaspoon;
- 70 gr. butter
- salt 1 teaspoon with a spoonful;
- 1 egg (egg white for dough, egg yolk for coating).
How to cook an airy and light cake “Flight” – a classic of our childhood, crispy meringue and nuts, soft cream. The most difficult thing in preparing such a cake is baking protein cakes and meringues, which takes the most time. And everything else is done pretty quickly and easily. To make a cake “Flight” you need a lot of eggs and nuts.
All ingredients are listed below.
Cake meringue layers:
- protein from 5 eggs;
- sugar 300 g;
- peanuts 130 g;
- vanilla sugar 1 tsp;
- a pinch of salt.
A wooden timber beam is a natural modern material for building a house there are different types of wooden beams, let me help you understand this variety, there are three main types of wooden beams: solid, profiled and glued.
Do you want to make the fastest and most delicious pancakes in your life?! You can eat thin fried pancakes in half an hour. Let’s go!
We put on the table all the necessary ingredients for the pancake dough (at the rate of “to eat for two once”):
- Milk (cow’s, fresh, any fat content): 500 ml = two large tea cups of 250 ml each;
- Three chicken eggs;
- Flour (any flour will do, but I like to mix regular white wheat with whole grain 50/50): 200 g = a little over 1 cup per 250 ml;
- Sunflower oil: 2 tablespoons;
- Sugar: 2 tablespoons;
- Salt: half a teaspoon.
If you are not confident in your cooking skills, save this post for yourself, where I have collected basic ideas and life hacks with which you can cook anything! First, understand that cooking is a creative process, you don’t have to follow any recipes exactly, and if you mess up something or don’t know for sure, you can always change the ingredients or cooking time.
The main thing is to follow the general principles:
Do you want to cook the most delicious beans? Let’s share my recipe for cooking beans, which I have been using for many years. I learned how to cook according to the recipes of traditional Russian cuisine. You can use fresh beans or frozen in bags, which are sold in stores. The description of the recipe will be based on frozen beans, as this is a very popular option.
Green beans can be sold in two main types: frozen and fresh. Frozen beans in pods are usually already cooked, so it’s quite simple to cook them – put them in a heated pan and fry for 20-30 minutes. If the bean pods are fresh, then they must first be thrown into boiling water and boiled in salted water for 10-15 minutes (~ a tablespoon of salt per 2 liters of water).
I have been looking for my lilac glass cup on the market for a long time, because I really liked it – right now I drink white tea from it. In general, a metamorphosis has recently occurred to me in terms of views on dishes. If in childhood I drank tea exclusively from large cups with three-dimensional drawings. Now I prefer translucent dishes – glass, ceramics.
And then I found it – my love began to be sold on the Internet https://ya.cc/fLzpK !