The Olympics

Sochi’s Opening Ceremony is just minutes away from starting. I found a live feed to watch online, and the sounds of Russia are blaring from my computer.

Rossiya

If I had my ducks in a row, I would’ve made a huge Russian feast for this day, but my ducks are swimming all willy nilly, as it were, so for now I’ll give you a roundup of all the Russian/Eastern European recipes posted on the blog.

Pskov

To start, a few infused vodkas and a cocktail:

Ginger Vodka

Lemon Vodka, Pepper Vodka, The Slippery Russian

Lemon Vodka II

Some appetizers and snacks:

Tomato and Dill Salad

Badrijani nigvzit (Georgian Eggplant Rolls) and Baklazhanaya ikra (Eggplant Caviar)

Perepechi with Meat and Mushrooms and Perepechi with Cabbage (Udmurt Rye-Crust Savory Pastries)

Syrnyi Pashtet s Chesnokom i Morkovyu (Cheese Garlic Carrot Spread)

A few heartier dishes:

Vegetarian Borsch

Skorospelye Gurievskie Blini (Quick Blini, Guriev-Style)

And for your tea, a few preserves:

Varenye iz Yablok (Russian Apple Preserves)

Apricot and Blueberry Preserves

basil

Enjoy the games, everyone!

Kara

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3 thoughts on “The Olympics

  1. Linda says:

    Kelly loved exploring Russia with you!

  2. alinalucky says:

    Кара, очень здорово!!! ) И фотография классная! Ты смотришь церемонию Открытия Олимпийских игр? )) балет и музыка понравились?

  3. Спасибо, Алина! Да, смотрю – балет и музыка замечательные!

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