Food & Drink Around The World: Yummy Russian Recipes for The Home

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Welcome readers, we will share the writing off food recipes, that may be directly practiced at your home

The typical Russian dinner table will often be filled with
Russian recipes derived from fish, poultry, game, mushrooms, berries,
honey, bread, pancakes, cereals, beer and of course, vodka. The rise of
the middle class, however, has innovated and revolutionized the palates
of everyone in the country, regardless of whether you live in the heart
of the city, or in the rural area. Here’s a sampling of two of the most
enticing and most popular recipes today, potato blinis and kulich.

Potato Blinis

To
create potato blinis, you will need the following ingredients – 60 g
sifted self-raising flour, 200 ml milk, three eggs, pinch of nutmeg, two
egg whites, smoked salmon and creme Fraiche to serve. To prepare the
dish, place the potatoes through a rice, and mash them, and place in a
mixing bowl after. Next, mix the flour, beat the three eggs together in a
bowl and combine them with the potato mixture. Add the milk and the
nutmeg pinch, and in a mixing bowl whisk the egg whites, until they get
frothy. Fold a third of the whisked egg white into the potato mix, and
heat a lightly-oiled blini pan. Next, drop a spoonful of potato batter
into the pan, and fry it down until it turns golden brown. Remove the
potato blinis from the pan, keep warm, and serve this tasty and easy
Russian recipe topped with smoked salmon and creme Fraiche.

Kulich
To
create the kulich, or “kulig”, you will require the following
ingredients – 10 g salt, 90 g sugar, 90 g fresh yeast, 500 g plain
flour, dashes of vanilla essence, grated zest of two oranges and two
lemons, two eggs, milk to mix, 90 g blanched flaked almonds, and 90 g
sultanas. For the lemon icing, you will need grated lemon, water to mix
and icing sugar.

Cooking Directions

To cook the kulich,
empty flour, salt, sugar, vanilla, butter, yeast, orange zest, eggs,
flaked almonds, and sultanas in a mixing bowl. Just make sure to keep
the salt and yeast in separate sides or corners, and blend the
ingredients thoroughly with a little milk.

Slowly add more milk,
and continue mixing until it becomes soft and smooth. Then knead the
mixture on a flour-dusted surface and create smooth, pliable dough.
Return the dough into the bowl and leave it for an hour.

Next,
line three small flowerpots, or a deep cake tin, and divide the dough
into three, and shape each part so it will fit the flowerpot. Set this
aside for at least an hour.

Next, preheat the oven to 200ºC and bake the dough in the pot for thirty minutes until it becomes golden brown. Allow this delectable russian recipe to cool, and then ice the cooled cake with the lemon icing, as well as sprinkle with the flaked almonds on top.

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