The recipe for this comforting soup is based on one from Budapest chef András Singer, who crumbles matzo to make his matzo balls, giving them a striated texture. We found that using baking powder makes them even more springy and airy.
This recipe is based on one in Please to the Table (Workman, 1990) by Anya von Bremzen.
This Russian favorite is a cool and colorful vegetable salad using beets and potatoes.
This chilled soup—a mixture of chopped vegetables and beef (okroshka means minced in Russian)—offers a refreshing antidote to the heat of summer.
Canning allows you to enjoy of the flavors of summer all winter long.