Russian Cuisine



Main dishes
  Kotlety Pozharskie

Ingredients
2lb Chicken breasts, boned & skinned or 2lb Turkey breast meat
1/4c Milk
5ea Italian type white bread- slices
1/4lb Unsalted butter
3/4ts Salt, 1/2ts White pepper
2c Dried bread crumbs
10tb Unsalted butter in small pcs


Method
Put 5 bread slices in abowl and pour in the milk. Soak the bread for 15 minutes. Squeeze the bread dry being careful not to tear it up. Grind the chicken fine then combine with the bread slices. Gradually beat in the 1/4 lb of butter that you have softened, along with the salt & pepper, until the mixture is smooth. Make 6 patties from this mixture. Roll them in the bread crumbs coating them completely. take the 10 tablespoons of butter an clarify them in large skillet over a Low heat. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 3 minutes so the whey will settle out. Spoon off the clear butter, dump the whey, and return 6 tablespoons of the butter to the skillet. Place oever a Med. high heat and when hot fry the patties for approx. 5-6 minutes per side or until done to suit your taste. Serve at once, pour remianing butter over the patties. Very good with a dollop of plain yogurt or sour cream on each patty.

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Desserts
  WALNUT SPONGE CAKE

Ingredients
4 large eggs, separated and at room temperature
A pinch of salt
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup sugar, in all
1/3 cup cake flour, sifted with 3/4 teaspoon bakin
½ cup walnuts, toasted and finely chopped
A 9-inch round spring- form pan

Method
Set the baking rack at the middle level of the oven and preheat the oven to 350įF. Line the spring-form pan with wax paper and grease the paper. In a large bowl, using a wooden spoon, stir the egg yolks vigorously with a pinch of salt for 30 second

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Drinks
  Holiday Drink

Ingredients
2 lt. any sort of natural juice
1 bottle of sweet wine (like Cahorís wine)
1 lemon


Description
This low-alcohol drink has a perfect taste and flavor. It is good for health giving energy both to the young and old.

Method
Blend the juice with the wine, add slices of lemon (not peeled but with the seeds removed). Let the mixture refrigerate in a covered bowl until it gets cold. Serve with a cube of ice in each glass. You may take an orange or a grapefruit instead of lemon.

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