Stroganoff with Pickled Cucumbers & Honey

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Falling Cloudberries

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2004

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This is my mother’s friend Ritva’s recipe. It is pleasantly unusual in flavour — strong and wintery. Use the saltier variety of pickled cucumbers rather than the very sweet and sour ones. You don’t need much else with this: serve with some boiled, mashed or sautéed potatoes, noodles or rice.


  • 40 g ( oz) butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Heat the butter and oil in a casserole dish that can go in the oven and on the stovetop. Fry the onions for 3–4 minutes until they soften a bit, then add the meat. Cook over high heat until it begins to brown, taking care though that the onions