Tag Archives: non-vegetarian

Have you ever cooked a hedgehog? I have.

  Bet you haven’t.   Seriously though, of course these aren’t real hedgehogs being cooked, but rather a typical Russian childhood food made of beef mince. The dish is called “the hedgehogs” or “yozhiki” in Russian because of its looks. … Continue reading

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Olive pork: extra lean pork stir-fried with green olives and onion.

I love pork. And onions. And olives. And I have once had an idea of cooking with only 3 main ingredients (which, of course, has not worked out well for me as I love loads of stuff) so here we … Continue reading

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Home made chicken kievs and such things with various fillings (mushroom and bacon).

<- I have troubles naming them. Any suggestions? Stuffed chicken cutlets? Stuffed chicken? The top one is filled with mushrooms and the bottom one is, in fact, a chicken kiev (which conveniently has got a proper name). Upon request I … Continue reading

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Mixed mince and potato lazy bake.

  This definitely cannot be regarded as the greatest recipe of all times, but it’s very simple, tasty and makes a perfect main (for me).     Cooking time: about 1 hour 20 minutes, but most of it is just … Continue reading

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Borscht (also borsh, борщ, call it whatever, it’s awesome).

            This was my take on the famous Central/Eastern European soup, borsht. It’s a thick, filling, delicious beef and veg red-coloured soup that is quite low in calories, fat and quite healthy, if you make … Continue reading

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