These Georgian dumplings are traditionally made with a spiced meat filling; this cheese and herb version, once meant for religious fasting days, is now enjoyed year-round.
This polenta-like pudding, a staple across Romania, has a firm texture and a briny flavor from a salty, feta-like cheese mixed in at the end of cooking. A topping of more cheese and sour cream makes this a satisfying side dish.
This classic Russian dish known as captain's chicken turns an ordinary chicken into the very likeness of a captain, with tomato buttons, a hard-cooked egg head, and a carrot nose.
Serve these blintzes with sour cream on the side and applesauce too, if you like.