Category Archives: Eastern European

borscht (or beetroot soup)

Serve this Eastern European winter-warmer with hunks of bread, topped with fresh corriander and a dollop of sour cream (plus some crispy bits of bacon if you need a bit of meat in your meal).

dsc_0294Ingredients (serves 4):
5 beetroots
2 leeks
2 carrots
1 large potato
olive oil
salt & pepper
vegetable stock
red wine vinegar

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strata – “sort of like a fishy bread-and-butter pudding originating in Poland we think, but are not too sure…”

Here’s a recipe by my friend Michelle’s godmother Marga – a sneak preview of the many favourite recipes to come… Dairy-rich comfort food, this would serve 4 hungry people after a good long hike. The crab and prawns could easily be substituted by white fish, especially the prawns, as they’re quite easy to overcook.

White sliced bread
2 tins white crab meat
Prawns
4 celery sticks
2 handfuls tarragon
Butter
Mayonnaise
Milk
Mature chedder
Lots of salt and pepper

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strata – "sort of like a fishy bread-and-butter pudding originating in Poland we think, but are not too sure…"

Here’s a recipe by my friend Michelle’s godmother Marga – a sneak preview of the many favourite recipes to come… Dairy-rich comfort food, this would serve 4 hungry people after a good long hike. The crab and prawns could easily be substituted by white fish, especially the prawns, as they’re quite easy to overcook.

White sliced bread
2 tins white crab meat
Prawns
4 celery sticks
2 handfuls tarragon
Butter
Mayonnaise
Milk
Mature chedder
Lots of salt and pepper

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Filed under Eastern European