Marina Pustilnik

Marina Pustilnik was born in Russia’s northern Caucasus, but spent her teenage years in Massachusetts and Vermont, attending, in particular, Middlebury College. In 1998 she returned to Moscow and tried her hand at all kinds of trades, working as an internet project manager, newspaper columnist, TV producer, editor-in-chief of online media, at-home baker, bagel maker, and startup co-founder. Today she practices yoga, walks around Moscow, runs a small culinary blog on Telegram, and translates both English and Russian for a variety of causes and clients.


A Glutton's New Year Feast (January/February 2022)
A Perfect Holiday Centerpiece (November/December 2021)
A Crumble for All Seasons (September/October 2021)
Raspberry Yumminess (July/August 2021)
A Taste of Early Summer (May/June 2021)
The Taste of Childhood (March/April 2021)
A Time for Pirogi (January/February 2021)
Taste of the Holidays (November/December 2020)
How to Start a Fall Day (September/October 2020)
A Cold Soup to Beet Summer (July/August 2020)
A Celebratory Cake (May/June 2020)
Cooking with Nettle (March/April 2020)
A Dish for All Seasons (January/February 2020)
Soviet Fruit Cake (November/December 2019)
King Mushroom (September/October 2019)
A Perfect Dacha Day (July/August 2019)
Blast from the Past (May/June 2019)
French Treat (March/April 2019)
A Legendary Glutton (January/February 2019)
Holidays are for Cookies (November/December 2018)
Fungus Among Us (September/October 2018)
Seasonal Eating (July/August 2018)
Russia's Restaurant Boom (May/June 2018)
Russian Tea Drinking Traditions (March/April 2018)
Retaking a Village (January/February 2018)
Sweet Somethings (November/December 2017)
Cooking With Sofia (September/October 2017)

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