Russian Stewed Chicken.

Cut a fat chicken into pieces at the joints and let stew, well seasoned with salt and pepper. Then add some small whole onions, some cauliflower, mushrooms and 1 cup of French peas. Let all cook until tender; then serve hot on a large platter.  

Russian Beet Soup.

Boil 5 medium-sized beets until tender; then chop and add to a highly seasoned chicken broth. Add the juice of 1 lemon, some cinnamon and nutmeg; let boil fifteen minutes. Then add 1 glass of red wine, mixed with a teaspoonful of brown sugar. Let boil a few minutes longer and serve with fried croutons.

Russian Stewed Duck.

Clean and cut the duck into pieces and season with salt and pepper; then cut 1/2 pound of bacon into dice pieces and put in a large saucepan with 1 onion and 2 carrots. Cut fine 1 herb bouquet, a few cloves and a few peppercorns; add the duck. Let all cook slowly with 1…

Russian Summer Seafood Sandwiches

Cut some slices of whole wheat bread into fingers half an inch thick; spread with butter. Mix some Russian caviare with lemon-juice to taste and a tablespoonful of finely chopped shallots. Spread the fingers with the mixture and place an oyster in the center of each. Sprinkle with salt and a pinch of paprika. Serve….

Russian Chicken Patties.

Chop the white meat of cooked chicken and turkey very fine and mix with 3 chopped truffles and some chopped parsley. Season with the grated peel of 1/2 lemon, a pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste, and moisten with cream. Make a puff-paste and roll out very thin. Cut into squares and fill…

Russian Boiled Fish.

Clean and season a whole fish and let boil with 1 sliced onion, 1/2 cup of vinegar, a few slices of lemon and 2 sprigs of parsley. Add a tablespoonful of butter and let cook until tender. Remove the fish to a platter; Make the the sauce with 1 tablespoonful of brown sugar, a pinch…

Russian Fish-Roll.

Chop some cooked trout and white fish, and mix with 1/2 cup of boiled rice. Season with salt, pepper and all kinds of herbs minced fine. Standard Western herbs such as rosemary, thyme, oregano, etc., are very common. You could also get all nutsy and go with Middle Eastern flavors (think spice mixes like za’atar…

Russian Omelet.

Chop 2 shallots with a little parsley and cook in hot water. Add 2 tablespoonfuls of caviare and a teaspoonful of lemon-juice; season to taste. Beat 4 eggs with 1 tablespoonful of cream, salt and pepper, and fry in an omelet-pan with hot butter until done. Put the mixture inthe centre; turn in the ends…

Russian Pancakes.

Make a pancake batter and fry in thin cakes. Then spread them with a layer of anchovies, butter and a layer of caviare. Sprinkle with minced shallots, cayenne pepper and lemon-juice. Roll up and serve hot as possible.

Baklazhan /Chopped Eggplant With Mayonnaise

7 Servings Ingredients 1 lg eggfruit,1.5 to 1.75 lb 1 sm onion,finely chopped. 1 garlic clove,minced. 1 1/2 T mayonnaise,preferably -hellmann’s. 1 T lemon juice,fresh 1 salt 1 pepper,black, freshly -ground. 1 olives,black, for garnish. 1 parsley sprigs,for garnish. Preparations Pierce the eggfruit in several places with a knife and bake on a baking sheet…

Babki With Custard Filling [similar To Italian Pusties]

4 Servings Ingredients 2 c butter 1 c sugar 2 c flour 2 eggs 1 custard 2 egg yolks 1/2 c cream 1/2 c sugar Preparations Beat butter to a foam. Add sugar and eggs, beat well. Blend in flour. Cook egg yolks, cream, and sugar in double boiler until thick. Butter cup cake tins…

Armenian Lentil Soup

8 Servings Ingredients 1 c onion,chopped 1/2 c carrots,sliced 1/2 c celery,sliced 3 c eggplant,peeled, cubed 1 c green pepper,diced 3 cl garlic,minced 6 c chicken stock 1 1/2 c lentils 1 1/2 c tomato,chopped 4 oz apricots,dried,sliced 1/4 cinnamon 1/4 allspice 1/4 cayenne 1 paprika 1 1/2 salt 3 T parsley 1 T mint…

Adjapsandali (Mixed Vegetable Saute)

1 Servings Ingredients 2 (1 lb) eggplants,cut into -1-in cub,es 1 t salt 3 T corn oil 2 md (1 cup) onions,chopped 1 lb potatoes,peeled & cut into -1/2-in,cubes 1 lb ripe tomatoes,peeled & cut -into 1/,2-in cubes 2 carrots,grated 1/4 c fresh coriander,chopped 4 cloves garlic,chopped fine 1 t salt,or to taste 1/4 t…

Russian Kulich

Ingredients 1/2 t saffron 1/2 c glazed fruits,Sliced(cherries,pineapple, citrus) 1/2 c raisins 3 pk dry yeast 2 T light brown sugar 1/4 c dark rum 1 c almonds (toasted &,Sliced-coarsely,chopped) 1 c flour,Sifted 1/4 c milk,scalded & cooled to-lukewarm 3/4 c (1 1/2 stick),Unsalted-butter 1 c light brown sugar 1 t anise extract 1 t…