This passionately researched cookbook is bursting with the best flavors of modern Russia. Sample over 250 mouthwatering authentic dishes, from Flavored Vodkas to Poppy-Seed Tortes, and dig into the rich history and cultural impact of every delectable recipe to learn how they shaped the nation.
from the publisher
This is the definitive modern cookbook on Russian cuisine, layering superbly researched recipes with informative essays on the dishes' rich historical and cultural context. With over 200 recipes on everything from borshch to blini, from Salmon Coulibiac to Beef Stew with Rum, from Marinated Mushrooms to Walnut-honey Filled Pies, A Taste of Russia shows off the best that Russian cooking has to offer...