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Russian Cuisine – Rooted In Hearth And Home

Traditional Russian cuisine is all about the comfort of home-cooked food offered with warmth and generosity, which every appreciative guest acknowledges with true Russian etiquette: “Etah ohchen koosnah” or “Thank you, the food was good.”

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Chocolate Kalakand

Ingredients 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 litres/10 cups milk 1/8 teaspoon crushed alum ¾ cup sugar 2 tablespoons ghee (plus extra ghee for greasing) 2 tablespoons liquid glucose Chocolate shavings, as required Method Grease a 7 inch by 5 inch rectangular aluminium tray with ghee.Boil the milk in a large non-stick pan on high heat. […]

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Chocolate Macaroons

Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder A few drops of edible chocolate colour ½ cup ground almonds 3 egg whites 1 cup sugar ½  teaspoon vanilla essence Method Preheat the oven to 110°C/225°F/Gas Mark ¼. Sift the ground almonds and cocoa powder together in a bowl. Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry. […]

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Lamb Mandi – Grilled Lamb With Rice

Ingredients 1 kg lamb shoulder Spice Mix 1 teaspoon cloves ½ teaspoon cardamom pods ¾ teaspoon black peppercorns 1 inch cinnamon ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg ½ teaspoon dried ginger powder 1 teaspoon chilli powder (optional) 2 bay leaves 1½ teaspoon salt Rice 3 tablespoons semn (ghee) or butter 1 onion, finely sliced 4 cloves 1 […]

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Maliqia – Banana Bread Pudding With Honey, Dried Fruit And Cream

Ingredients 2 pita breads 6 ripe bananas 1 teaspoon lime juice (optional) A pinch of cardamom powder 3 tablespoons slivered almonds 3 tablespoons slivered pistachios 3 tablespoons raisins 4 tablespoons honey ½ cup cream, whipped Method Chop the pita bread into pieces and process in a grinder to make coarse crumbs. Transfer to a bowl.Mash […]

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Saltah – Vegetable Stew Topped With Fenugreek Sauce

Ingredients Stew 2 tablespoons oil (Tested with Noor Sunflower Oil) 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 or 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon hawaij, or to taste (refer to Meat Shurbah recipe) 1 potato, peeled and chopped 1 capsicum, chopped 1 cup chopped eggplant […]

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