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A Magic Tablecloth

Author: Darra Goldstein
Illustrations/Images by Anastasia Balatyonysheva

May/June 2012
Page 60   ( 2 pages)

Summary: One of the most vivid images in Russian fairytales is that of the skatert-samobranka, a self-spreading (and self-cleaning) tablecloth. We consider this magical mystery and offer a recipe for delightful pirozhki.

This article appeared in the May/June 2012 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.