Gołąbki - Stuffed Cabbage


1 white cabbage
1 cup rice
1 large onion
⅓ cup (80 g) butter
10 oz (300 g) ground meat (half beef, half pork)
1 egg
Salt, black pepper


2 tsp butter
2 tsp flour
1 can tomatoes
1 garlic clove
½ cup (125 ml) chicken stock

Pear-blue cheese salad

Use slightly firm pears for this recipe. The fruit should give a little under thumb pressure and be juicy when you cut into them.


1 recipe Holiday Dijon Vinaigrette or 3/4 cup favorite purchased vinaigrette
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup pecan halves
1 tablespoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
16 cups torn curly endive (chicory), romaine lettuce, or spinach
3 ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced
1 cup crumbled blue cheese

Irish Fruit Delight - Red Fruit Pudding with Bailey’s

Serves 4

8 oz (250 g) blackcurrant
8 oz (250 g) and 4 oz (100 g)redcurrants
8 oz (250 g) and 7 oz (200 g) raspberries
½ cup (120 g) sugar
¼ cup (60 g) cornstarch
Bailey’s Irish Cream
Sponge fingers



Kartofelniy Salat po-russki - Russian Potato Salad


2 lb (1 kg) potatoes
2Tbs chopped scallions
2 Tbs finely chopped dill
5 pickled gherkins, diced
5 radishes, thinly  sliced
A bunch of dill          


 5 Tbs mayonnaise
 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
 1 Tbs ketchup
      2 Tbs white wine
      A little horseradish

How to Make Russian Kulich Bread

The Kulich is a traditional Easter cake. Sometimes thought of as a bread owing the method by which it's made, it's much more of a cake than a bread but it can be viewed either way. Kulich is made mainly for Orthodox Easter celebrations and usually consists of a mixture of dried and candied fruits and spices, shaped like a tower. There are many variations on the recipe for the kulich; this recipe is the most common, classical one.

1 kg, 35.2 oz flour
50 g, 1.76 oz yeast
1-1.5 cups of milk