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Lunch in Ages Past
March 01, 2010

Lunch in Ages Past

By Darra Goldstein

A consideration of the Russian notion of lunch, Zinaida Serebriakova's painting "At Lunch," and a recipe for Raisin Buns that will warm your winter day.

Southern Comforts
September 01, 2009

Southern Comforts

By Darra Goldstein

Boris Kustodiev's "Merchant's Wife at Tea" is the takeoff point for a discourse on revolution, nobility and fine food, in this case Rogaliki - Walnut Crescents.

Farm Preserves
July 01, 2009

Farm Preserves

By Darra Goldstein

While variety may be the spice of life, it is the simplest food that fosters friendship, especially when it is offered from the heart. Columnist Darra Goldstein remembers her time as a guide at a US Exhibit in Moscow and shares a recipe for salted mushrooms.

Proletarian Delights
November 01, 2008

Proletarian Delights

By Darra Goldstein

"Raw beets and carrots," Ninotcha said in the eponymous film, when asked what she wants to eat. "This is a restaurant, not a pasture," the maitre de responds. What an appropriate segue into this issue's recipe for a tasty beet and carrot salad...

Olga's Ferment
July 01, 2008

Olga's Ferment

By Darra Goldstein

Mead has a long history in Russian culture and, it turns out, diplomacy. Join us in a round of cranberry mead.

Russian Food With a Twist
May 01, 2008

Russian Food With a Twist

By Darra Goldstein

At Moscow's fashionable GQ Bar, Chef Konstantin Ivlev cooks up a new style of Russian cuisine. Here we present a flashy Baked Chicken Breast with Garlic, Potatoes and Truffles.

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