Main dishes

Beetroot Stew with Sour Cream

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 02/04/2017 - 17:26.

Ingredients:

1 lb beet root
1 medium carrot
1 celery stalk
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp flour
1 tsp vinegar
1 tsp sugar
Salt and bay leaves on your taste
1 cup sour cream

Method:

Peel vegetables, wash them, and shred.

Put the vegetables into a sauce-pan, add an oil, a vinegar, and a 1/3 cup water.

Stew under a lid on a low heating until a readiness (for about 45-60 minutes).

Stir to avoid a burning!

Then, add a flour, and stir well.

Add a sour cream, a salt, a sugar, bay leaves, and stir thoroughly.

Cook for 10 minutes more, and serve.

Cabbage Stew - 2

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 02/04/2017 - 17:17.

Ingredients:

2 lb cabbage
2 medium onion
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp flour
1/2 cup meat broth
Salt and black pepper on your taste
3 tbsp oil

Method:

Shred a cabbage thinly, and put into an enameled or glass sauce-pan.

Add 1 tbsp an oil, 1/2 cup a meat broth (or a water), cover the sauce-pan with a lid, and cook cabbage for about 40 minutes in a medium-to-low heating.

Meanwhile, peel and chop onions, and stir-fry with 1 tbsp the oil until a color of the onion turns gold.

Add fried onion, a tomato paste, a vinegar, a salt, a sugar, bay leaves, and peppercorns to the cabbage.

Stir well, and stew for 10 minutes together.

Stir-fry a flour and 1 tbsp oil until a nut aroma increases.

Then, add the fried flour to cabbage, stir well, and bring to boil.

Boil for 1 more minute stirring permanently, then turn the heating off, and serve cabbage.

Note:

This is a standalone dish, but it can be a garnish, and this is a basic recipe for many dishes with cabbage.

Cabbage Stew - 2

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 02/04/2017 - 17:17.

Ingredients:

2 lb cabbage
2 medium onion
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp flour
1/2 cup meat broth
Salt and black pepper on your taste
3 tbsp oil

Method:

Shred a cabbage thinly, and put into an enameled or glass sauce-pan.

Add 1 tbsp an oil, 1/2 cup a meat broth (or a water), cover the sauce-pan with a lid, and cook cabbage for about 40 minutes in a medium-to-low heating.

Meanwhile, peel and chop onions, and stir-fry with 1 tbsp the oil until a color of the onion turns gold.

Add fried onion, a tomato paste, a vinegar, a salt, a sugar, bay leaves, and peppercorns to the cabbage.

Stir well, and stew for 10 minutes together.

Stir-fry a flour and 1 tbsp oil until a nut aroma increases.

Then, add the fried flour to cabbage, stir well, and bring to boil.

Boil for 1 more minute stirring permanently, then turn the heating off, and serve cabbage.

Note:

This is a standalone dish, but it can be a garnish, and this is a basic recipe for many dishes with cabbage.

Beef in Caviar Sauce

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 22:56.

Ingredients:

3-4 lb beef
1/2 lb ham, sliced
10-12 bacon slices
10 lamprey, peeled
1/2 celery root, shredded and brined
1 leek, sliced
2 medium, or 1 large onion, peeled and sliced
1.5 cup white wine
1/2 lemon's zest
1/2 parsley root, shredded
1-2 lb meat broth

10 black peppercorn
10 allspices berry
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp black caviar

Method:

In a large sauce-pan with a thick bottom, put a celery root, a parsley root, sliced leeks and onions, black peppercorns, all-spices berries, and a lemon's zest.

Pour a wine, and stir well.

Roll a beef with bacon sliced, lampreys, and ham slices, one after other one.

Put the beef into the sauce-pan, and pour a meat broth to cover beef.

Bring to boil, and cook until beef is ready.

Place beef on a serving plate.

Let meat juices evaporate if necessary. then strain, and remove a fat.

Add a butter into the strained juices, stir, and then add a caviar.

Bring a sauce to a boiling, then pour over beef, and serve.

Vegetables in Milk Sauce

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 22:25.

Ingredients:

1 cup chopped carrot
1 cup chopped turnip
1 small cabbage head, cut into quarters
1/2 lb small potatoes, sliced
2 tbsp butter
1.5 tbsp flour
3-6 cup milk
Salt on your taste

For dough:

2 egg
1 tbsp water
3 - 5 tbsp flour

For sauce:

2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour

Method:

To make a dough, blend an egg, a water, and a flour together, until the dough is stiff.

Roll it out into a long strip, and cut into 2 long strips alongside.

Blend an egg's yolk with 1 tsp water, and spread on the strips.

Arrange the strips criss-cross on an oven-safe skillet, of same size as a serving plate, and brown the dough in an oven.

Boil vegetables separately, using separate pans, in a salted water, until they are almost ready, and then drain them.

Add 1 cup a hot milk into the each pan with the vegetables.

Mix 2 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp flour, and add 1/4 of this mixture into the pans, stir well, and boil on a low heating until a sauce turns thick, and vegetables turn tender.

To serve, place a dough "divider" on a serving plate, and place vegetables in sauce into sections.

Serve immediately.

Chicken a la France

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 01/07/2017 - 20:01.

Ingredients:

18 oz (500 g) chicken breast
5.2 oz (50 g) ground cheese
2 egg
3 tbsp flour
3 tbsp mayonnaise
Chopped dill, salt, and pepper on your taste
Vegetable oil for frying

Method:

Slice a chicken breast into thin pieces, tenderize them, and sprinkle with a salt, and a pepper.

Set aside.

Whip eggs, a mayonnaise, a flour, and greens together.

Put every chicken slice over a tablespoon of a whipped egg mix.

Pre-heat a skillet.

Put the chicken slice on the skillet, the egg mix down.

Sprinkle chicken slice with a cheese, and pour 1 tbsp egg mix on top.

Fry chicken on both sides until a readiness.

Serve hot with any garnish.

Kascha with Dried Mushrooms

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 11/13/2016 - 07:11.

Ingredients:

2 cup grains
1 cup dried mushrooms
1 large onion
3-4 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt and spices on your taste

Method:

Soak mushrooms in a cold boiled water overnight.

Wash grains, soak for some hours when necessary (for example, for pearl grains, or for beans).

Put grains in a sauce-pan, pour the boiling water on top (1 part grains : 2 parts water), add a salt, and bring to boil.

Boil until a readiness.

Meanwhile, peel an onion, and chop.

Dry out mushrooms, and chop.

Stir-fry mushrooms and onions on a vegetable oil.

Stir fried mushrooms-onions mix with grains, and simmer on the very low heating for about 10 minutes.

Serve hot.

Millet Kasha with Yellow Turnip

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 10/09/2016 - 18:04.

Ingredients per portion:

1 cup dry millet
1 medium yellow turnip
1/3 cup seedless raisins
2 tbsp butter
Salt and sugar on your taste

Method:

Wash raisins, and soak in a hot water for about 15 minutes, then dry them out.

Wash grains 3-4 times.

Put into a portion pot with a lid.

Peel a turnip, and grate on a large grater.

Stir the turnip and raisins with the millet grains in the pot.

Cut a butter into medium pieces, and stir-in to grains.

Add ½ tsp (or more, or less) a salt, and 2-3 tsp a sugar, and stir well all together.

Pour a boiling water on top, to cover grains on 2” in a height.

Pre-heat an oven to 340 F (170 C).

Cover the pot with the lid, and place into the oven.

Bake for about 30-40 minutes, or until a liquid totally soaks.

Turn the heating off, and let to cool to warm.

Then, take out pot, and serve kasha.

Beef Rolls

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 07/03/2016 - 07:57.

Ingredients:

1 lb beef fillet
3.5 oz (100 g) sliced bacon
2 hard-boiled egg
1 fresh egg
1 tbsp lard
1 large salted cucumber
1 large potato
1 tbsp chopped parsley green
1 tbsp chopped dill green
½ cup flour
Salt and ground pepper on your taste

Method:

Slice a beef fillet into 4 equal slices across, remove all white parts, tenderize each slice between 2 pieces of a clear plastic wrap, and sprinkle with a salt and a ground pepper.

Let to sit.

Slice a potato, a cucumber, 2 hard-boiled eggs, and a bacon into thin stripes.

Place a portion (1/4) of the potatoes, cucumbers, bacon, eggs, and chopped greens on top of each meat piece, and roll tightly using a white thread.

Whip a fresh egg, and roll each meat slice in the whipped egg, and then in a flour.

Pre-heat a skillet with a lard on a medium-high heating.

Cook the meat rolls in the skillet for 1-2 minutes per side (or 3 minutes longer, if you decrease the heating).

Place meat rolls into a sauce-pan, pour meat juices on top, and add a boiling water to cover meat.

Simmer until a readiness, and serve with boiled vegetables on your taste.

Mushroom Pancakes

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:29.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) champignon
3.5 oz (100 g) ground hard cheese
2 egg
3-4 tbsp flour
2-3 tbsp sour cream
2 onion
1/3 tsp baking soda
Chopped greens, ground pepper, salt, vegetable oil on your taste

Method:

Peel and grate the mushrooms, greens (a dill, a parsley, a green onion), and onions.

Stir all ingredients but a vegetable oil.

Pre-heat a skillet with the vegetable oil, turn a heating to medium.

Shape pancakes using 2 tablespoons, and fry on both sides until a golden crust increases.

Serve hot with a sour cream, a sour cream sauce, and with crunchy gherkins.