Preobrashensky's Appetizer

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:11.

Ingredients for 6:

6 pieces rye bread
1.5 lb (700 g) bones with bone marrow
1-2 tbsp butter
2-3 stalks spring onion
Salt and ground black pepper on your taste

Method:

Wash bones, put in a sauce pan, pour a boiling water to cover bones, and bring to boil on a low heating.

Boil for about 1 hour, until a marrow easily separates from the bones.

Cut out rounds from bread pieces, diameter 2” (4-5 cm).

Remove middles from the rounds, leaving a thin bottom on the each round.

Pre-heat a skillet with a butter, and fry bread rounds for about 2 minutes on each side.

Meanwhile, chop spring onions.

Fill each round with the boiled marrow, sprinkle with a salt, chopped onions, and a pepper.

Serve immediately.

Eggplants Baked in Sour Cream

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:05.

Ingredients:

1 large eggplant
1 large onion
5.2 oz (150 g) sour cream
2 garlic cloves
Greens, salt, and pepper on your taste

Method:

Peel onions, and chop thinly.

Wash an eggplant, and cut into small cubes.

Place the eggplant pieces into a salted water for 30 minutes.

Pre-heat a skillet with a vegetable oil, put the onions into the skillet, and stir-fry until color turns gold.

Dry out the eggplant pieces, put them into skillet, and stir-fry together with onions for about 5 minutes.

Pour a sour cream into skillet, add a pressed garlic, a salt, a pepper, and greens, and stir well.

Simmer all together for 5-7 minutes on a medium heating, then serve.

Note: You may serve it cold also.

Preserves “Mushroom Caviar”

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 09/19/2016 - 10:46.

Ingredients:

4-4.5 lb (2Kg) boiled and drained mushrooms
3 large onion
3 large carrot
2 cup vegetable oil
10 black peppercorns
3 bay leaf
Salt on your taste
1 tbsp 9% vinegar

Method:

Grate mushrooms.

Peel onions and carrots, and chop thinly.

Pre-heat a vegetable oil in a deep sauce-pan.

Stir-fry the onions and carrots in the sauce-pan for about 3 minutes, then add the ground mushrooms, peppercorns, bay leaves, and salt, and stir well.

Simmer all together for about 2 hours, stirring, to avoid a burning.

Then, add a vinegar, stir well, and put a “mushroom caviar” in cans.

Roll the can's lids tightly, put cans bottom up, and let to chill.

Keep cans in a dark cold place.

Pressed Meat

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Mon, 09/19/2016 - 10:17.

Ingredients:

3-6 lb pork leg, with bones
10 garlic cloves, peeled and pressed
1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper on your taste

Method:

Wash a meat, and bring to boil in a salted water that covers the meat.

Boil for about 3-4 hours, depends on a meat weight, with a low heating.

Remove bones and skins, and chop the meat.

Stir chopped meat with greens and spices.

Cover a deep dish with a plastic wrap.

Put the skins over it.

Put chopped meat into the dish evenly, and cover with the plastic wrap.

Place a weight over it.

Let to chill, and set into a refrigerator overnight.

Remove plastic wrap, slice, and serve.

Note:

You may keep pressed meat in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

This is a basic recipe, so you may add your favorite meats, greens, and spices.

Ant's Hill Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 06:22.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) smoked chicken
2 medium potato, boiled

3.5 oz (100 g) dried black plum, pitted
5 hard-boiled egg
7 oz (200 g) cheese
7 oz (200 g) champignon
2 medium onion
2 garlic cloves
½ cup crushed walnut
Sauce, ground pepper, salt, chopped greens on your taste

Method:

Soak plums in a hot water for 30 minutes, than dry out, and chop.

Press a garlic, and stir with a sauce.

Chop mushrooms and onions, and stir-fry until the onions turn transparent.

Chop all other ingredients.

Make a layered salad: chicken, and sauce, and pinch of walnut is a bottom layer.

Put a mixture mushrooms + onions + sauce + pinch of walnuts on top.

Put potatoes +eggs +sauce +pinch of walnuts over it.

Put chopped plums + sauce over it.

Ground cheese is a top layer.

Chill a salad in a refrigerator overnight.

Decorate with chopped greens and walnuts, and serve.

Note: You may make it in portion dishes also.

Home-Made Ricotta-2

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 06:14.

Ingredients:

1 L (35 fl oz) 3.5% milk
17.5 fl oz (½ L) whipping cream
(or
1 L (35 fl oz) 0% milk
17.5 fl oz (½ L) 3.5% milk)

2 lemon, or 2 fl oz (60 mL) lemon juice, or 2 fl oz (60 mL) white vinegar
¼ tsp salt

Optional spices: oregano, anise, ground muscat nut, ground cinnamon
Optional add-ons: chocolate chips (to add to chilled cheese), ground nuts, ground dried fruits and berries

Method:

Press lemons to get a juice.

Pour a milk and a whipping cream into a sauce-pan, pour the juice into the sauce-pan.

Stir, and heat with a low heating, stirring permanently.

When bubbles increase around, check a temperature of a mixture.

It must be lower than 190 degrees F (88 degrees C).

Note: At that time, mixture looks like an oatmeal.
Continue stirring permanently!

When the temperature is 190 degrees F (88 degrees C), turn the heating off, and let to sit for 10-15 minutes.

Cover a colander from inside with a 4-folded clean fabric, and pour milk mixture into it.

Let to drip for about 10 minutes, when consistency of mixture is like a puree.

Roll the fabric ends, and press mixture until it's weight is about 12.2 oz (350 g).

Unroll fabrics, and sprinkle a cheese with a salt.

Stir a little.

Place the cheese into a clean dry dish, and set into a refrigerator to make cheese more dense.

Add spices and add-ons, if you like.

Open Mushroom Pie

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 08/27/2016 - 07:10.

Ingredients:

1 pack (1 lb) dough
4 medium red onion
12.2 oz (350 g) mushrooms
1 tbsp butter, or margarine
¾ tsp salt
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
5.2 oz (150 g) semi-hard cheese (Emmentaler, or other one), ground
2 stalks parsley, other greens (optional)

Method:

Clean mushrooms, peel onions, and chop the mushrooms and onions.

Stir-fry mushrooms and onions in a pre-heated skillet with a butter and a pinch of a salt.

Pre-heat an oven to 400 F (200 C).

Roll a dough to a size of a baking sheet, place the dough into the sheet.

Spread mushrooms with onions over dough evenly, except 1/2” boards.

Chop greens.

Sprinkle a ground cheese and the greens on top.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes.

Serve warm.

Mushroom Powder

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 08/27/2016 - 07:07.

Ingredients:

35 oz (1 Kg) forest mushrooms
½ tsp ground coriander seeds
7 black peppercorns
1 bay leaf
4 cloves

Method:

Clean mushrooms, slice into thin pieces, and dry out in a warm oven, or during 3-4 days under a sun.

Then, grate the mushrooms into a powder.

Grate cloves, a bay leaf, and peppercorns into a powder.

Stir ground mushrooms and ground spices, and put into a can with a tight lid.

Keep in a cold dark place.

Note:

This powder is good for adding to soups and sauces.

Drying makes a mushroom taste and aroma more intensive.

Omelette Roll

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 08/14/2016 - 00:09.

Ingredients:

11-12.5 oz (300-350 g) any pate
4 egg
2 tbsp mayonnaise
3 tbsp flour
1 tbsp vegetable oil
½ red sweet pepper, chopped
Greens on your taste, chopped
Salt and pepper on your taste

Method:

Whip eggs and a mayonnaise, add a salt and a pepper, whip together.

Add a vegetable oil and a flour, and blend until a consistency is even.

Cover a baking sheet with a piece of a baking paper, and pour whipped mixture into it.

Sprinkle with a red pepper, and bake in a pre-heated oven for about 5 minutes (depends on the oven).

Note: Do not overcook!

Remove the paper, cover an omelette with a pate, sprinkle with chopped greens, and roll.

Turn it out with a plastic wrap, and set in a refrigerator for 2 hours.

To serve, slice into thin pieces across.

Northern Mushroom Soup

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 08/14/2016 - 00:03.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) forest mushroom
2 large potato
1 carrot
2 bay leaf
1 medium onion
3 garlic clove
Butter and spices on your taste

Method:

Wash mushrooms thoroughly, and boil for about 20 minutes.,

Then, chop the mushrooms, sift a mushroom broth, and return mushrooms into the broth.

Peel potatoes, onions, garlics, and carrots.

Cut the potatoes and carrots into medium-size cubes.

Chop the onions and garlics.

Boil potatoes and carrots in ½ G (2 L) salted water for about 20 minutes.

Pour mushroom broth into a sauce-pan with potatoes and carrots, add bay leaves, and 1-2 tbsp a butter.

Bring to boil, and after 5 minutes of boiling add chopped onions and garlics.

Bring to boil, add spices, and turn a heating off.

Let to sit for 5-10 minutes, and serve.