Beets And Garlic Salad
Aug21

Beets And Garlic Salad

Beetroot was offered to Apollo in his temple at Delphi, where it was reckoned to be worth its own weight in silver! The Romans began to cultivate it in earnest, and early recipes included cooking it with honey and wine. Apicius, the renowned Roman gourmet, included beetroot in recipes for broths and even recommended making it into a salad with a dressing of mustard, oil and vinegar in his book ‘The Art of Cooking’. In early times, the...

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Russian Cold Beet Soup Recipe
Jun05

Russian Cold Beet Soup Recipe

The word Svekolnik came from word svekla, which is beetroot. As the name implies, the recipe must include beetroot. Delicious soup is obtained with young petty beets. Svekolnik can be prepared on a beet broth with the addition of kvas or cucumber and cabbage marinade, yogurt, kefir, or sour milk, and even mineral water. In the old Russian recipes in svekolnik recommended to add a little wine. Svekolnik, or as it is sometimes called...

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