Chicken Cutlets

Пожарские котлеты

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Appears in
A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

These delicate cutlets are a classic of Russian cuisine, evoking the elegant meals of the days of the tsar. Their origin can be traced back to the nineteenth century and the small merchant town of Torzhok. Before the advent of the Moscow- St. Petersburg railway, well-heeled Russians traveled by coach between the two cities, stopping frequently at way stations to rest and refresh themselves. One such way station was at Torzhok, where a culinary wizard named Pozharsky made cutlets from fowl h