Whole pickled tomatoes are a perennial favorite in Russia.
There are as many recipes for these delicious, bite-size savory pastries as there are Russian cooks.
Not quite croquettes and not quite chicken kiev, these rich, butter-stuffed chicken cutlets are delicious.
This is not your ordinary burger!
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.
This chilled soup—a mixture of chopped vegetables and beef (okroshka means minced in Russian)—offers a refreshing antidote to the heat of summer.
Square egg noodles, called fleckerln, an Austrian favorite, are the basis of this dish.
Pickling is called Russia's national pastime and here is a delicious example of their labor of love.
An easy way to preserve the fresh flavor of summer squash.
Vegetables form the foundation of the cuisine of the Republic of Georgia, and lobios (green beans) are a favorite. This salad is from The Georgian Feast by Darra Goldstein (HarperCollins, 1993).
Sorrels are found in home gardens all over Latvia.