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The biscuits or korzhiks Baturin are tasty and aromatic dessert to tea. They are very easy-to-cook, besides any nuts can be used to make them.
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It is a traditional Ukrainian pastry, which is made during orthodox holiday, Honey Spas (the middle of August). It is a rather simple pastry with poppy-seeds saturated with honey.
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The successful combination of semolina and cherries is responsible for flawless flavor that won’t leave any semolina’s fan indifferent.
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The Ukrainian apricot pie or pennik is vitamin-rich and easy-to-cook dessert.
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It is a tender and delicious dessert based on cottage cheese. It won’t take long to cook it, and the cottage cheese’s fans will definitely enjoy it.
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The Classic Honey Cake or Medovik is an authentic Ukrainian cake, considered to be one of the most popular desserts in Slavic countries. According to the classic recipes, the honey cake is made with several layers. It takes a little to bake, but the whole process might take some patience.
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The knyshi are mouth-watering and aromatic stuffed buns, very popular through Western Ukraine. Their filling varies very much – they can be stuffed with cottage cheese or jam, browned onion or cracklings... The bryndza, mashed potatoes, cheese or cabbage are used as filling in Hutsul cuisine.
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The Povydlyanka is a mouth-watering pie made with jam and semolina. The Ukrainian soil is very fertile therefore the fruit jams are common in almost every big family. The highlight of this recipe is that one can use jam to taste.
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The pumpkin dishes are very common in traditional Ukrainian cuisine. In general, the pumpkin came from America, however the Ukrainians had caught the fancy of it therefore as of today it is one of the protagonists of Ukrainian fare. The national dishes of pumpkin are multifaceted. It can be used to make thin pancakes, pies, cookies, porridge and paste. Moreover, the pumpkin might be cooked in its own juice with raisins, dried pears and prunes. The pumpkin paste is an individual page of Ukrainia
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Pampushkas are served with borsht and are Ukrainian cuisine's symbol on par with it. They have unusual taste and excellent scent that is impossible to withstand. Pampushkas are small round dough rolls without filling. They are richly steeped with garlic sauce, which adds memorable taste and exotic scent to them. The name 'pampushkas' has Italian and French roots, and German recipe. According to legend, this dish was first invented and cooked in Ukraine, but - by German colonists. The aromatic ro
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Olivier is popular in the former USSR countries winter salad. It is regularly served at Ukrainians' New Year table on par with dressed herring and meat jelly. The salad combines several interesting ingredients: boiled vegetables, eggs and meat. Meat choice may vary - from poultry to pork. Some housewives add beef tongue instead of meat in order to
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In Ukraine dressed herring is mostly served at New Year celebration. It originated in Russia in the early 20th century and then spread to all former USSR cuisines including Ukrainian. Since then Shuba (literally: fur coat; colloquial name for dressed herring) is rightly considered to be national Ukrainian dish. Shuba is multicomponent dish. Its mai
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The spotykach is commonly confused with liquors however there is a significant difference. The spotykach is sweeter, denser and more aromatic, and it is reckoned to be a dessert beverage. Following these directions any fruits can be used, nevertheless the recipe with blackcurrants is considered to be the classic one.
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