This book is a joy to use with colored photos and clearly written recipes for traditional Russian home cooking.
Nothing was too tragic about the pies that couldn't be solved by serving them a la mode, but it's definitely not a recipe I'll repeat.
The wonderful photography sparked my interest and I have now made several of the recipes in this cook book with most success.
I'm an authentic Russian, and this book is just full of fibs! If you'd like my advice, kulitch is the same as panettone (Italian), and the pelmeni dough is the same as pasta dough,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by E. Kay
Presentation is great, full of pictures. I only wish it had more of traditional Russian cuisine. For example, there are a LOT of fish dishes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Elena
Recipes are confusing in thier preparations. Haven't done all the menus but what I did just plain sucked. I'll look for other Russian Cook BooksPublished 14 months ago by F. Hartley McCloskey
Liked the book pictures and recipes. Very happy with purchase cant wait to try recipes nicely layed out book
The book is fantastic, though it lacks some of the recipies which I grew up with such as Napoleon cake and Korolevsky cake. And russian potato salad is missing also. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Helen Cleary
I was looking for an authentic Russian Cookbook as a gift for friends who were moving to Russia. This one is just what I needed. Read morePublished 21 months ago by howlingmonkey
Great book overall. I would have liked the other version of Blimi and I would have loved a "celebration section" with the recipes, especially for Easter, Christmas etc old... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Glenys Watson
It was a gift to my Russian Daughter-in-law. She likes to cook and enjoyed getting recipes from her homeland, many that she was not familiar with and some that she was..Published 23 months ago by Phyllis Dodson