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Cooking Our Way Around the World | Russia
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Planning my Russian meal was the biggest headache of all so far. Nothing was just making me so “Yes! I want to make that!”
Except for Pumpkin Olad’yi, or Russian pancakes. I found them on Global Table Adventure and I really wanted to try them. The only thing is, I had to figure out what else to make with them to complete Russian breakfast…for dinner.
After much searching and searching, I decided to do the olad’yi topped with honey and berries, sausage (a common breakfast item), Russian rye bread and Russian tea.
Sadly, I did not get any pictures taken with my camera. I realized a little too late that my battery was dead.
Russian Menu :
What did I like most about this meal?
Olad’yi. Pancakes. Pancakes with honey and berries. I may never eat pancakes with syrup again and that’s saying a lot. I loved the honey, berries and pancakes combination way more than I ever expected.
Tea. Russians are big tea drinkers and it is very common to add jam to their tea. I thought I would find this weird. I like jam but I’m weird but I actually liked it. I picked orange marmalade for my jam because I’m fancy.
What did I like least about this meal?
Well, the bread. But, only because I never got it made. I thought that I was amazing and could make the bread without a mixer or bread machine. I tried, really really hard but I just couldn’t get mixed correctly. Then, I sent Kaleb to the store to buy rye bread but he returned empty handed. So, no bread.
Hard to find ingredients
Not applicable in this case!
давайте есть 🙂
What is your favorite Russian food?
Up next is…Cameroon!