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(English) Slow Cooker Borscht

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Šašliks – Two Ways

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Ryazhenka (Baked Cultured Milk)

Before I left for Latvia the first time, I figured I would try drinking kefir. I knew there were a lot of sour dairy dishes that I would be able to try and I wanted to have an idea what I was in for. So, I bought a bottle of plain kefir and took it home.

It didn’t go well. It tasted incredibly sour – so sour, I couldn’t drink it. It didn’t bode well.

I tried kefir, couldn’t drink it – but it was much milder than what I’d had in the States. It wasn’t bad, just…

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(English) Thoughts on Pelmeņi

Boiled Pelmeņi with Vegetables

For my birthday today, I wanted to talk about one of my favorite Latvian foods: pelmeņi. I’ve always loved dumplings of all sorts, especially potstickers and gyoza which have been the source of many a great meal for me over the years. These aren’t very different – simply a different mix of ingredients. They’re not natively Latvian – pelmeņi are a very popular Russian (and previously Soviet) “fast food” and are found all over Eastern Europe. Then again, pelmeņi are related to ravioli, gyoza and wontons – every country and culture seems to have their own twist on stuffed pasta.

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Kvass (квас)

Kvass Extract

In a lot of ways, I almost feel I shouldn’t post this since it calls for an ingredient that is potentially very difficult to obtain. Then again, it might not be, depending on where you live.

So what is this ingredient? Kvass extract.

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