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Alexander Sherstobitov

14 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Alexander Sherstobitov grew up throughout the Amur region and is a portrait and food photographer based in Blagoveshchensk.


How the Upper Crust Dined

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2015
The nineteenth-century St. Petersburg aristocrat Petr Pavlovich Durnovo regularly entertained at his mansion on the city’s fashionable English Embankment. Thanks to a trove of his dinner menus from 1857-1858, we can get a good sense of the foods that the mid-century aristocracy enjoyed.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

A Classic Treat

Russian Life: May/June 2015
Stuffed prunes. So much more than you think they are. Luxurious and tasty, and a perfect treat for spring.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

May the Borshch Be With You!

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
The new year is a perfect time to try borshch, which has an interesting history.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

A Russo-Finnish Delicacy

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2014
Tyanushki - hot caramel sauce - over cranberries is a perfect treat as fall sets in.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

Summer on the Amur

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2014
What could be more Russian than enjoying freshly cooked shashlyk at the summer dacha? Yet summer has many "seasons" of its own. And they vary even within regions.
Author: Alexander Sherstobitov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson

Instinct for Preservation

Russian Life: July/Aug 2014
On the Russian art of food preservation, and a refreshing summer recipe for melon preserves.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

Volga River Mousse

Russian Life: May/June 2014
It's spring, and that means rhubarb! Join us in whipping up a bit of rhubarb mousse.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

Pies to Brighten Bleak Winter Days

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2014
These rich, slightly sweet pies from Karelia will warm up your end of winter days.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

Dine Like a Pomor

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2014
Cod was once scorned in Russia. Now it is properly seen as a delicacy. Start the New Year off right with this version of the fish with an egg and butter sauce.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov

A Mythical Dessert

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2013
Explore a rich dessert named after the gourmand and minister of finance under Tsar Alexander I: Guriev Kasha.
Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Sherstobitov
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