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Khachapuri (Хачапури)

Khachapuri (Хачапури)

Khachapuri is a Georgian bread, small pie, or pastry filled or coated with a lot of cheese. Khachapuri comes in several shapes, and there are many recipes depending on the region of origin. Some khachapuri are open-faced pies such as […]

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Kissel or Kisiel (Кисель)

Kissel or Kisiel (Кисель)

Kissel is a beverage typically based on fruit juice and thickened with starch. Occasionally other ingredients such as milk are used although less commonly.  Depending on the degree of thickness, kissel can be considered a […]

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Vatrushka (Ватрушка)

Vatrushka (Ватрушка)

Vatrushka (pronounced vat-ROOSH-kah) is a small, personal-sized open pie filled with fresh cheese. Its appearance somewhat resembles that of a cheese Danish, but it is not the same pastry. Cheese-filled vatrushkas can be sweet and […]

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