Beef Stroganoff


Preparation info

  • 4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

In the nineteenth century, Russians of gentle birth often spent the social season in Paris. Although they professed a reverence for all things French—to the extent of employing foreign cooks—the Russians secretly cherished a love for their native cuisine. This led to the invention of many new dishes bearing the names of the Russian nobility: Veal Orloff, Salad Demidoff, Nesselrode Pie. Beef Stroganoff may have been born in a similar way, the brainstorm of a French chef to Count Pavel Alexan