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Russian cuisine : traditional and contemporary home cooking
Depenweiller, Maria, author.
Publication Information:
Vancouver, BC : Whitecap, [2015]

Physical Description:
x, 236 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm.
NATIONAL & REGIONAL CUISINE. Discover the fascinating details of Russian history, culture and eating habits and enjoy the tasty delights of the vast country that spans through 11 time zones and brings together more than 180 ethnic groups. Detailing the evolution and development of traditional Russian cooking, this book gives a better understanding of the foods that are now known as classical Russian dishes. Through the words of native Muscovite, Maria Depenweiller, who was born and raised in Moscow before immigrating to Canada, Savours and Flavours covers not only Russian cooking methods such as the Russian oven samovar, but also the impact of Russian politics on its food. Discover how the Soviet Revolution impacted Russian eating habits. Or how the Russian tea drinking tradition got started. Learn about the home cooking of the Russian Empire and try schi and rasstegai. Delight your guests with marvelous assortment of zakuski or ant hill torte from the classical Soviet cuisine.
General Note:
Includes index.
Origins of traditional Russian cuisine -- The kitchen garden and pantry tour -- Traditional Russian tea -- Traditional old recipes -- Soviet era recipes.
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