This is the food Tatyana loves to cook at home―delicious, hearty and comforting meals like Beef Borscht, Chicken Kiev, Pelmeni (Dumplings) with Creamy Dill Sauce, Chicken Shashliki (Kabobs), Savory Blini (Crepes) with Chicken and Mushrooms, and so much more. And of course she’s including her favorite Ukrainian desserts, including Napoleon Torte, Cherry Vareniki (Dumplings), Apple Piroshki (Fried Pastries) and Waffle Rolls with Caramel Filling.
This cookbook will quickly become a beloved treasure for anyone who has ever lived in or visited Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Hungary and the other countries that make up Eastern Europe.
Balancing nostalgic taste with the ingredients available in her California kitchen, Tatyana improves traditional dishes by brightening the flavors, streamlining the methods and curating the recipes to be appealing for today’s busy cook with a sophisticated palate. For those from Eastern Europe, adventurous foodies curious about this part of the world and anyone who loves comfort food, you won’t want to pass this one by.