Jellied Borscht with Caviar

Preparation info
  • Makes about 4 cups 1 l ) ;


    first-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

Well, no, caviar isn’t essential. The sour cream topping can be topped with thin shreds of the cooked beets and some tufts of dill. But think of the colors and flavors of the acid-sweet ruby red soup, the stark white sour cream, and the pearly, lightly salty, black pop of the caviar.

The soup can easily be made vegetarian by substituting agar-agar for the gelatin. Rossi can be substituted for the beets.

In any case, there will be beets lef