The recipe for this slow-cooked dish of beans, brisket, and vegetables was inspired by one that András Singer serves at Fülemüle, his restaurant in Budapest.
This classic beet soup is traditionally served with savory pastries called pirozhki.
This is not your ordinary burger!
We adapted the recipe for this traditional soup from Please to the Table: The Russian Cookbook by Anya von Bremzen and John Welchman.
This dish of sliced beef in a sour cream sauce garnished with straw potatoes was named for the Stroganov family of Russian merchants. The inventor was plainly familiar with French cuisine.
It has been told that these links were invented one evening at an inn called La Iordachi in Bucharest, known for its sausages, when the kitchen ran out of casings.