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Saturday, May 27, 2006

Cutlets "Crimea"

Ingredients:

2.5 lb turkey breast
0.5 lb grated nuts
0.25 lb butter
2 eggs
1 shallot onion
Garlic, greens, and salt on taste
Flour, bread crumbs

Method:

Cut onions, greens, and (optional) garlic.
Blend butter, grated nuts, greens, and (optional) garlic. Cool it.
Cut turkey breasts into slices; chop them to 1" thick.
Put butter mix in the center of every slice; cover the mix in the "envelope" of slices.
Roll every "envelope" in flour, then dip in slightly whipped eggs, and roll in breadcrumbs.
Cook "envelopes" on a heated skillet for 3 minutes on a side.
Put them in an oven-safe dish greased with butter, and bake until ready (25 minutes).

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Appetizer "Mushrooms from eggs"

Ingredients:

4 hard-boiled eggs
1 can sprats (or other fish preserves)
2 tbsp mayo
Greens on your taste
0.5 cup strong boiling tea

Method:

Peel eggs; cut the top third of the whites.
Boil these “cups” in a strong tea until they turn brown color, light or dark, as you like.
Grate yolks, and cut sprats into small cuts.
Cut greens.
Mix yolks, mayo, greens, and sprats, and blend.
Fill the whites with this mix.
Sprinkle serving dish with greens.
Place filled eggs over the greens (cutoff up or down), and cover them with brown “cups”.

Saturday, May 13, 2006

Potato balls

Ingredients:

4 lb potatoes
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 lb champignons
½ cup flour
Salt on taste

Method:

Peel and boil half of the potatoes (2 lbs), make puree with them.
Peel and grate the second half of potatoes, drain.
Make dough with flour, puree, grated potatoes, and salt.
Make balls from this dough, and boil or fry them.
Wash, slice, and fry the mushrooms with 1 tbsp oil.
Serve potato balls and fried mushrooms.
Optional: pickled vegetables.
Note:
This is a fast dish.

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Finnish Salad

Ingredients for 4:

2 salt herring fillets
½ lb cold boiled beef
4 cold boiled potatoes
½ lb pickled beets
2 medium pickled cucumbers
1 large shallot onion
1 hard-boiled egg
½ cup whipped cream
Apple puree on taste
Fresh-ground black pepper on taste

Method:

Soak fillets in water, tea, or milk for 12 hours, then dry and cut into small cubes.
Cut beets, peeled potatoes, onions, cucumber, beef, and peeled egg into small cubes.
Mix all this, add apple puree and black pepper, and mix very well.
Whip whipped cream, and mix with all other ingredients right before serving in a large salad bowl.