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.
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.
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.
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
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
It is popular Ukrainian home recipe. This appetizer is very nutritious and beneficial; however it can be served during fasting. The dish is very easy-to-cook and won’t take long to be made. It could be served as both appetizer and side dish.
The hrechaniks with meat are soft, tender cutlets made with buckwheat and mince meat. So it can be served as a main course or a side dish. You can use any mince meat to your taste. The dish is usually served with either tomato or garlic sauce, and salad.
If you've read 'Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka' by Russian classical writer Nikolai Gogol, you surely remember how adroitly one of the characters ate vareniki with sour cream that flew into his mouth by themselves. Of course, traditional Ukrainian vareniki don't have such super skills, but their taste is sure to make you think of the Ukrainian cui