Eastern European Food Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Rhubarb Has That Sweet-Tart Flavor Often Paired with Strawberries
Rhubarb is the darling of spring and can be used in everything from jams to soups to desserts to salads.

Spring Greens Are Refreshing in Salads and Sandwiches
Spring greens include watercress, arugula, chard, spinach and more. Use them in these recipes.

Fennel Is a Great Licorice-Flavored Vegetable
Fennel can be found in these Eastern European recipes.

New Potatoes Are Immature Potatoes Harvested in Spring
New potatoes have a buttery flavor with a very thin skin that is perfect in these recipes.

Spring Peas Have a Bright, Crisp Flavor
Spring peas take center stage in many recipes including soups, salads and just eaten out of hand. Here are some recipes.

Recipes for Eastern European Asparagus Dishes
Eastern Europeans love asparagus and use it in as many recipes as possible. Here is a selection of asparagus recipes perfect for spring or year-round.

Polish Royal Mazurek (Mazurek Królewski) Recipe
This Mazurek or Mazurka recipe is for a flat Polish cake made with a non-yeast dough and topped with preserves. Links to other mazureks are provided.

Polish Pork Lard Spread (Smalec) Recipe
Rendered and flavored pork fat (smalec) is a popular appetizer when spread on bread in Poland and eaten with pickles. You'll love this recipe.

Polish Ham Hocks with Beer-Honey Glaze (Golonka) Recipe
Polish pork hock (aka ham hocks or pork knuckles) are called golonka in Poland, and considered a national dish. This recipe produces fork-tender meat.

Homemade Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing Recipe
This recipe for homemade creamy garlic salad dressing was concocted by my Aunt Reggie after having it at a restaurant. It's delicious with romaine lettuce.

UUkrainian Soft Rolls (Bulochky) Recipe
This recipe for Ukrainian soft rolls or bulochky is frequently eaten with garlic oil as a side accompaniment to a hearty soup like meatless beet borshch.

Ukrainian Meatless Beet Soup (Borshch) Recipe
Ukrainian meatless beet soup or borshch has a little tomato paste in it along with reconstituted dry mushrooms, potatoes, cabbage, onions and other vegetables.

Polish Fruit Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Polish fruits.

Polish Pork Hocks in Beer (Golonka w Piwie) Recipe
This recipe for Polish pork hocks or pork knuckle, known as golonka, is a hearty dish that is braised slowly in beer for tender juiciness.

Czech Easter Customs, Traditions and Food
Here is how Easter is celebrated in the Czech Republic. Easter is considered the holiest day of the year in the Roman Catholic tradition.

Russian Meat Dumplings (Peljmeni) Recipe
This recipe for Russian little meat dumplings is known as peljmeni or pelmeni. They are similar to Polish uszka and Ukrainian varenyky.

Romanian/Russian Salata de Boeuf/Salat Olivje Recipe
This authentic recipe for Salata de Boeuf/Salat Olivje is a traditional Romanian/Russian salad offering that was originally invented by a French chef.

Russian Dessert Recipes - Recipes for Russian Desserts
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Russian desserts.

Russian Christmas Spice Cookies (Pryaniki) Recipe
This traditional recipe for Russian Spice Cookies or Pryaniki date to the 12th century and are traditionally served with hot tea, especially at Christmas time.

Slovenian Bean and Sauerkraut Hotpot (Jota) Recipe
This recipe for Slovenian bean and sauerkraut hotpot, known as jota in Slovenian, is a hearty dish that is a cross between a soup and stew.

Russian Herring Under Fur Coat Salad (Shuba) Recipe
This traditional recipe for Russian Herring Under Fur Coat, known as Shuba or Seledka Pod Shuboi, is a layered salad of beets, potatoes, carrots and eggs.

Royal Icing Recipe - Gingerbread House Glue
Royal icing is the mortar or glue that holds a gingerbread house together. Here are the tips to making this easy three-ingedient recipe.

How to Freeze Leftover Egg Whites for Future Recipes
Here is an easy way to freeze leftover egg whites. Now you will have whites on hand anytime you want to make an egg white-only recipe.

Polish Easter Monday (Smigus-Dyngus) Casserole Recipe
This easy casserole of American origin is a great way to use up sauerkraut and sausage from Easter dinner. It's usually made on Easter Monday or Dyngus Day.

Polish Celebration of Wet Monday Is Smigus-Dyngus Day
Smigus-Dyngus Day is a Polish tradition observed on Easter Monday when boys douse girls with water.

Busia Is the Americanized Polish Word for Grandpa
Busia is the Americanized Polish word for grandmother. Read about the correct way to say

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Definition of a Babka Cake Also Known as a Baba
Babka is a rather rude Polish word for

How to Freeze Leftover Egg Yolks for Future Use
When recipes call for egg whites only, you are left with the yolk. What to do? Freeze them! Here's how. 1 tablespoon thawed yolk equals 1 large fresh yolk.

Polish Prunes Wrapped in Bacon (Sliwki w Boczku) Recipe
This traditional Polish appetizer recipe for prunes wrapped in bacon (śliwki w boczku) is fast, easy and delicious and requires only three ingredients.

Romanian Mamaliga Balls (Cornmeal Porridge Balls) Recipe
Romanian mamaliga balls is another example of Eastern Europeans' love of food tucked inside other food. Here polenta balls are stuffed with salami.

Russian Beef Stroganoff (Bef Stroganov) Recipe
This recipe for Russian beef stroganoff or bef stroganov or govjadina po strogonovski is made with beef tenderloin, onion and a sour cream sauce.

Serbian Christmas Eve Hot Brandy (Vruca Rakija) Recipe
Serbian Christmas Eve wouldn't be the same without a strong alcoholic drink known as vruca rakija made with slivovitz or plum brandy and served hot.

Bulgarian Easter Customs, Traditions and Food
Here is a description of how Bulgarians celebrate Easter.

Bulgarian Easter Bread (Kozunak) Recipe
This Bulgarian Easter bread recipe (also served at Christmas), known as kozunak, is a slightly sweet yeast-raised bread with raisins.

Croatian Easter Customs and Food
Here is a description of how Croatians celebrate Easter. Croatia is a largely Roman Catholic country and so Easter is considered the holiest day of the year.

Lithuanian Noodles
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Lithuanian noodles, dumplings and pancakes.

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How to Make Lithuanian Cepelinai (Zeppelin) Dumplings
Photo instructions for making Lithuanian cepelinai or zeppelin dumplings -- one of the country's national dishes. Meat and cheese varieties are common.

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Easter Molded Cheese (Paska) Dessert Recipe
This recipe for Easter molded cheese dessert is common among Russians, Ukrainians, Lithuanians and other Eastern Europeans. It is known variously as paska or paskha.

How to Make Polish Royal Mazurka (Mazurek Królewski)
Step-by-step instructions for making a Polish Royal Mazurka (Mazurek Królewski), a flat pastry popular year-round but particularly for Easter.

All About Polish Flat Pastries Called Mazurka or Mazurek
A Polish mazurek, or mazurka in English, is not only a dance, it's also a flat pastry popular at Easter time but served year-round. The varieties are staggering.

Polish Easter Traditions - How Polish People Traditionally Celebrate Easter
Most Poles are Roman Catholic and for them, Easter is the holiest day of the year. Following a 40-day Lenten fast, Easter Sunday is celebrated with church services and a feast.

Recipes for Edible Gift Baskets
Homemade gifts of food are really the gift of time and the quintessential way of saying you care.

Pączki Day in the States Is Time for Eating Polish Doughnuts
All about PÄ…czki Day -- the Polish celebration of Fat Tuesday, or Shrove Tuesday, the last chance to indulge before the fasting days of Lent.

Fruit Butter Information and Recipes
Fruit butters let the real taste of the fruit shine through because they use less sugar and no pectin.

Serbian Krsna Slava Celebrates Patron Saint Of Family
Krsna Slava in the Serbian tradition is the celebration of a family's patron saint. It is a time for feasting with friends and family.

St. Martin's Day Is Celebrated with Feasting on Nov. 11 in Europe
St. Martin's Day is celebrated on Nov. 11 throughout Eastern Europe. It is a time for general revelry and the eating of St. Martin's Croissants.

Eastern European Herbs and Spices Starting with A to H
Here you will find an alphabetical listing of herbs and spices, beginning with the letters A through H, commonly used in Eastern European cooking.

Polish Christmas, New Year and Three Kings Day Customs
Polish Christmas Eve, known as Wigilia, and Christmas Day are two of the holiest days of the year, along with Easter, for Roman Catholics.

Where Pure Vanilla Extract Comes From
Pure vanilla extract is so important in baking. When you're going to take the time to create a delicious Eastern European dessert or pastry from scratch, use pure vanilla extract. Artificial vanilla simply won't do. But did you realize where it comes from? Read on.

All About Selecting And Using Peaches In Recipes
Peach trees abound in Eastern Europe and the recipes vary from region to region. But they are used in everything from soup to pickles to dessert.

Spit-Roasting Lamb and Hog (Pig): Overview
Spit-roasted lamb and pig are very popular with many Eastern Europeans, especially Serbians, Croatians, Bulgarians, Lithuanians, and more.

Difference Between Fruit Butters, Marmalades, Jams, Jellies
Before refrigeration, Eastern Europeans preserved the fresh fruit flavor of summer by making butters, conserves, curds, jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves.

How Orthodox Serbians Celebrate Easter
Easter is considered the holiest day of the year for Orthodox Christians. It is a time for religious observance and feasting with family and friends after a strict Lenten fast.

The Countries That Make Up Eastern Europe
Through war and politics, Eastern European borders have fluctuated for years, but the countries thought to fall into this area are discussed here.

Eastern European Foods Defined
Discover what makes Eastern European foods quintessentially Eastern European, their similarities and differences and the countries that influenced them.

Strawberry Fruit Facts, Tips and Recipes
Strawberries are the quintessential fruit for lovers because they're shaped like a heart. And they're heart healthy.

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Pierogi (Polish Dumplings) Dough and Filling Recipes and How-To Tips
Pierogi are filled Polish dumplings that can be sweet or savory. Here are links to recipes and step-by-step tips.

Kolbasz (Traditional Hungarian Sausage): Overview
This is description of many Hungarian sausages or kolbasz.

Common Eastern European Herbs and Spices From I to P
Here you will find an alphabetical listing of herbs and spices, beginning with the letters I through P, commonly used in Eastern European cooking.

Definition of the Vegetable Known as Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is a cruciferous vegetable that is common in Eastern and Central European recipes. This little-known vegetable is actually high in antioxidants.

Definition of Polish Chrusciki or Angel Wings
Polish chruściki are fried strips of dough that look like bow ties and are a favorite dessert for Fat Tuesday, holidays and at weddings.

Polish Easter Week and Easter Celebrations and Traditions
For Poles, Easter is considered the holiest day of the year. Following a 40-day Lenten fast, Easter Sunday is celebrated with church services and a feast.

What Is the Difference Between Potica and Povitica?
Potica or povitica is a yeast-raised dough rolled around a sweet or savory filling (traditionally walnut). It is a common dessert among Slovenians and Croatians.

How to Proof Yeast Before Mixing Doughs
Make sure your yeast is still active before you start on a sweet or savory yeast dough by proofing it.

Fruits Used in Eastern European Cooking - Common Fruits Found in Eastern European Recipes
Here you will find information about and recipes for fruits commonly found in Eastern Europe.

Eastern European Herbs and Spices - Herbs and Spices Used in Eastern European Cooking
Here you will find pictures and definitions of herbs and spices commonly used in Eastern European cooking.

Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes
While noodles, dumplings and pancakes are technically considered starches, they play such a huge role in Eastern European cooking, they deserve special treatment. Learn how to make everything from pierogi to finger dumplings. You will learn when to roll them, when to drop them, when to steam them, when to boil them.

Polish Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes Recipes - Recipes for Traditional Polish Noodles, Dumplings, Pancakes, Placeks
Here you will find recipes for many Polish noodles, dumplings, pancakes, crepes and placeks. The three most common filled ones are pierogi, nalesniki and uszka.

Eastern European Fruits, Vegetables and Potatoes Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Fruits, Vegetables and Potatoes Side Dishes
No Eastern European meal would be complete without the sides -- fruits like cherries, strawberries and plums, starches like potatoes, rice and grains, and vegetables like beets, cucumbers and kohlrabi. And no mention of vegetables would be complete without a discussion of mushrooms and cabbage, the most beloved ingredients of Eastern European cooks.

Eastern European Herbs, Spices and Ingredients - Herbs, Spices and Ingredients used in Eastern European Cooking
Every culture has its quintessential herbs, spices and ingredients. Learn what they are for Eastern Europeans and how to use, store and preserve them. Dill, for example, can be found in everything from potatoes to cucumbers to gravies.

Crosscultural Eastern European Fruit Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for fruit shared by many Eastern European countries.

Polish Nalesniki, Pierogi and Uszka Fillings Recipes - Recipes for Polish Nalesniki, Pierogi and Uszka Fillings
Polish dumpling fillings can be sweet or savory. They run the gamut of sweet prune, plum, apricot, blueberry and cherry fillings to savory fillings like mushroom, cheese, potato, kraut, cabbage and more.

Eastern European Apple Recipes - Crosscultural Apple Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for apples that are shared by many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Cherry Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Cherry Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for cherries shared by many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Peach Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Peach Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for peaches common to many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Pear Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Pear Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for pears that are shared by many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Plum Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Plum Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for plums that are common to many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Blueberry Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Blueberry Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for blueberries that are shared by many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Cranberry Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Cranberry Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for cranberries that are shared by many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Raspberry Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Raspberry Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for raspberries that are shared by many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Strawberry Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Strawberry Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for strawberries common to many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Watermelon Recipes - Crosscultural Eastern European Watermelon Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for watermelon that are shared by many Eastern European countries.

Eastern European Citrus Recipes
Here you will find sweet and savory Eastern European recipes that use citrus fruits in their list of ingredients.

Eastern European Herbs and Spices Beginning with A-H - Eastern European Herbs and Spices
Here you will find pictures and descriptions of herbs and spices commonly used in Eastern European cooking beginning with the letters A through H.

Appetizers - Eastern European Appetizers
Eastern Europeans believe in gracious hospitality and a meal before the meal is a given in most homes. Appetizers range from kajmak and bread to mini golabki.

Beverages - Eastern European Beverages
Whether with a strong demitasse of coffee, sweet tea, ice-cold vodka, mulled wine or plum brandy, Eastern Europeans believe in toasting to your good health, good wealth, good life.

Breads Recipes - Eastern European Bread Recipes
From braided sweet breads like houska to hearty ryes topped with caraway seeds, breads are served at every meal in Eastern European kitchens. Not only are they great with butter, they're perfect for sandwiches, French toast and for sopping up every last bit of soup or gravy.

Eastern European Easter Traditions - Celebrations of Eastern Europeans at Easter Time
Easter is the first major holiday of spring and, for many Christians, is considered the holiest day of the year. Everything centers around new birth. Eggs, green vegetables, and spring lamb figure prominently in the Eastern European cuisine.

Eastern European Herbs and Spices Beginning with I-P - Eastern European Cooking Herbs and Spices
Here you will find pictures and descriptions of herbs and spices commonly used in Eastern European cooking beginning with the letters I through P.

Eastern European Main Courses Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Main Courses Entrees Meals
Eastern European main courses place a heavy emphasis on comfort food and run the gamut of cabbage rolls to roast duckling to stuffed loin of pork. With the renewed interest in retro and ethnic foods, these easy recipes will have you wowing your guests in no time.

Eastern European Recipes for Vegetables - Recipes for Eastern European Vegetables
Eastern European cooks pride themselves on cooking with the seasonal bounty, whether from their own garden or the farmers market. Cabbage, mushrooms, kohlrabi, cucumbers are all favorites.

Bulgarian Appetizer Recipes - Bulgarian Appetizer or Meze Recipes
Here you will find recipes for many Bulgarian appetizers.

How to Make Eastern European Appetizer Step by Step Instructions - How to Make Eastern European Appetizer Recipes Step by Step Directions
Here you will find many step-by-step instructions for Eastern European appetizers.

Polish Beverage Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Polish beverages.

Russian Appetizer Recipes - Zakuski
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of Russian appetizers or zakuski.

Croatian-Serbian Bread Recipes
Here you'll fid recipes for any Bohemian-Czech breads.

Bohemian-Czech Noodles, Dumplings and Pancake Recipes - Recipes for Traditional Bohemian-Czech Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes
Here you will find many recipes for Bohemian-Czech noodles, dumplings and pancakes.

Hungarian Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes Recipes - Recipes for Traditional Hungarian Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes
Here you will find recipes for many Hungarian and Old World noodles, dumplings and pancakes.

Romanian Bread Recipes - Recipes for Romanian Breads
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Romanian breads.

Slovenian Bread Recipes - Recipes for Traditional Slovenian Breads
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for many Slovenian breads.

Czech Easter Traditions - How Czechs Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions in the Czech Republic.

Jewish Main Course Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Jewish Main Courses
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Jewish main courses.

Jewish Noodle, Dumpling and Pancake Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Jewish Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes`
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Eastern European Jewish noodle, dumpling and blintz recipes.

Christmas Traditions in Eastern Europe - How Eastern Europeans Celebrate Christmas
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of Christmas traditions in Eastern Europe.

Cross-Cultural Eastern European Main Courses Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Main Courses Dinners Entrees Meals
Here you will find recipes for main courses that easily can fit into the cuisine of any Eastern European country.

Eastern European Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras Traditions - How Eastern Europeans Celebrate Paczki Day Mardi Gras Shrove Tuesday Maundy Thursday Lent Easter
Fat Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras, is a time for feasting before the fasting of Lent begins the next day with Ash Wednesday.

Eastern European Food Products and Ingredients - Latest Eastern European Food Products and Ingredients
Here you will find the latest and greatest products in the culinary world as they relate to Eastern European cooking.

Eastern European Salads Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Salads
Eastern European cuisine is based on fresh, seasonal ingredients and nowhere is that seen more clearly than in their salads. They can be simple affairs made with crisp lettuce and a squeeze of lemon juice, or elaborate concoctions that appeal to the most discriminating palate.

Eastern European Sausages Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Sausages
Sausages range from cevapcici and kielbasa to kiszka in Eastern European kitchens. The fillings vary from country to country but they are usually smoked or eaten fresh.

Eastern European Recipes for Soups - Recipes for Eastern European Soups
Eastern European soups warm the body and the soul. They are so hearty, they can serve as the main course, but most cooks use them to stimulate the appetite for the delights that are to follow.

Eastern European Recipes for Starches, Potatoes, Grains - Recipes for Eastern European Starch Side Dishes Potatoes, Grains
Starches go beyond potatoes and rice in the Eastern European kitchen. Discover everything from bulgur wheat to buckwheat groats.

Sweet Pierogi and Nalesniki Filling Recipes
Here are sweet filling recipes for Eastern European dumplings like pierogi and crepes like nalesniki.

Polish Pierogi Dough Recipes - Recipes for Polish Pierogi Doughs
Pierogi are dumplings made with sweet or savory fillings. They are typically fried and then sauteed in butter.

Polish Vegetables - Recipes For And Descriptions Of Polish Vegetables
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Polish vegetables.

Lithuanian Sausage Recipes - Recipes for Lithuanian Sausages - Desra
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of Lithuanian sausages or desra.

Savory Fillings for Pierogi Nalesniki and Krokiety
Here are savory filling recipes for pierogi, nalesniki and krokiety.

Slovenian Soup Recipes - Recipes for Slovenian Soups
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of Slovenian soups.

Jewish Soup Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Jewish Soups
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Eastern European Jewish soups.

Jewish Starch Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Jewish Starches
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Eastern Eropean Jewish potato, grain and other starch recipes.

Jewish Vegetable Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Jewish Vegetables
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Eastern European Jewish vegetables.

Polish Alcoholic Beverage Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for many Polish alcoholic beverages.

Polish Nonalcoholic Beverage Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Polish nonalcoholic beverages.

Czech Christmas Recipes and Traditions
Here you will find recipes for Czech Christmas dishes and descriptions of traditions.

Bulgarian Main Course Recipes
Here you will find recipes for many Bulgarian main courses, some with step-by-step photo instructions.

Cookbooks
Heres's the place to come for a listing of the old classic cookbooks and those hot off the presses dealing with Eastern European food, plus general cook books useful in any kitchen. And when you've exhausted these and still can't find what you're after, try the church ladies' self-published cookbooks. They're a real treasure.

Polish Soup Recipes - Eastern European Polish Soup Recipes
Here you will find many recipes for Polish soups.

Lithuanian Vegetable Recipes - Recipes for Lithuanian Vegetable Dishes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for many Lithuanian vegetables.

Croatian Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Croatian salads.

Eastern European Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Eastern European salads.

Hungarian Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Hungarian salads.

Lithuanian Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Lithuanian salads.

Polish Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Polish salads.

Romanian Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Romanian salads.

Russian Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Russian salads.

Serbian Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Serbian salads.

Ukrainian Salad Recipes
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Ukrainian salads.

Jewish Sukkot Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

Eastern European Rosh Hashanah Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah.

Crosscultural Eastern European Beverage Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of beverages common to many Eastern European countries.

Jewish Fruit Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and Jewish recipes that use fruit.

Russian Beverage Recipes - Russian Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Beverage Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Russian beverages.

Russian Fruit Recipes - Russian Recipes Using Fruit
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Russian fruits.

Serbian Beverage Recipes - Serbian Alcoholic And Nonalcoholic Beverage Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Serbian beverages.

Ukrainian Beverage Recipes - Recipes for Ukrainian Alcoholic And Nonalcoholic Beverages
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Ukrainian beverages.

Hungarian Fruit Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for Hungarian fruit recipes.

Serbian Fruit Recipes
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for Serbian fruit recipes.

Which Countries Are Considered to Be Eastern Europe
The borders of Eastern European countries have floated back and forth for centuries. Discover how the foods of Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania and the Czech and Slovak republics, while maintaining their separate identities, have blended into a rich culinary stew.

Eastern European Cheeses Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Cheeses and Descriptions
There is a wealth of cheeses available to Eastern Europeans. Many fresh cheeses, like kajmak is still handmade in kitchens across the United States today.

Hungarian Main Courses
Here you will find recipes for Hungarian main courses, some of them with step-by-step photo instructions and a history of the dish.

Eastern European Cooking Ingredients - Ingredients Used in Eastern European Cooking
Here you will find pictures and descriptions of ingredients commonly used in Eastern European cooking.

Polish Main Courses
Here you'll find recipes for Polish main courses, their history and traditions. In some cases, step-by-step photo instructions are provided for the recipe.

Eastern European Strudel Recipes - Strudel and Filling Recipes for Eastern European Strudels
Strudels, whether made with filo dough, puff pastry or flaky strudel dough, are an important part of every Eastern European sweets table.

Slovak Noodles, Dumplings and Pancakes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Slovak noodles, dumplings and pancakes.

Name Day Celebrations - Namesday Celebrations - Feast Days of Patron Saints
In many parts of the world, name day or the feast of one's patron saint is more important than one's birthday.

Jams, Jellies, Fruit Butter Recipes - Recipes for Jams, Jellies, Butters, Curds, Conserves
Here you will find recipes for jams, jellies and other conserves.

Jewish Bread Recipes - Recipes for Eastern European Jewish Breads
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Eastern European Jewish breads.

Romanian Dessert Recipes
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Romanian desserts.

Valentines Day in Eastern Europe
Here you will find descriptions of how Valentine's Day is celebrated in Eastern Europe.

Eastern European Cooking Equipment - Cooking Equipment Used in the Eastern European Kitchen
Here is the place to check out the must-have tools for any kitchen plus new gadgets, and tutorials on how to use a knife and more.

Nontraditional Pecan Sandies Cookies Recipe Made with Corn Flakes
This pecan sandies cookie recipe is egg-free and corn flakes replace half of the pecans regularly called for, making it more affordable to make.

Polish Almond-Cocoa Cake with Pears ( Ciasto Migdalowe Z Gruszkami) Recipe
This Polish loaf cake is made with almond meal, cocoa and pears. Its Polish name is ciasto migdałowe z gruszkami.

Slovenian Potato Bread (Krompirjev Kruh) Recipe
This Slovenian bread recipe is made with cooked potatoes and is excellent as is or for sandwiches, French toast, stuffing, bread pudding and more.

Slovenian Rye Bread (Rzeni Kruh) Recipe
This rustic Slovenian rye bread recipe is made with a sponge that imparts a tangy flavor.

Vegan and Gluten-Free Spiced Zucchini Quick Bread Recipe
Gluten-free, vegan desserts never tasted so good as in this moist Spiced Zucchini Loaf.

Bread Recipe Made With Wine and Cheese
This easy bread recipe is a good way to use up wine and cheese leftover from a party. The recipe makes one large round loaf of tasty bread.

Blueberry Muffins (Babeczki Z Jagodami) Recipe
This easy blueberry muffin recipe can be made with fresh or frozen berries.

Chutney Recipe Made With Green Tomatoes and Red Peppers
Use unripe (green) tomatoes or tomatillos in this chutney recipe combined with red peppers and golden raisins.

Decadent Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
Cheesecakes using cream cheese instead of farmer's cheese are really catching on in Central and Eastern Europe. This recipe makes a decadent chocolate version.

Easy Chocolate and Vanilla Marble Cake Recipe
This chocolate and vanilla marble cake recipe uses only 7 ingredients and comes together quickly for an inviting presentation.

Polish Tripe Soup Recipe - Flaczki or Flaki Zupa
Polish Tripe Soup, known as flaki or flaczki, is considered a hangover cure.

Walt Gach's Slovak Bobalki With Sauerkraut Recipe
This meatless Slovak dish of baked bread dough balls and fried sauerkraut is typically served on Christmas Eve but can be enhanced with sausage year-round.

Passover Nut Sponge Roulade Recipe
This gluten-free, flour-free nut-sponge roulade recipe is made with nuts, eggs and cream and is perfect for the Passover holiday.

Bulgarian Fried Peppers with Cheese Recipe - Recipe for Bulgarian Appetizer of Fried Peppers with Cheese
Bulgarian fried bell peppers with feta cheese are usually served as an appetizer or light snack, but the recipe can be made as a main course.

Junior's of New York Original New York Cheesecake Recipe
This recipe for Original New York Cheesecake is from the iconic Jewish deli in New York known as Junior's.

Chicken and Mushroom Stuffed Crepes (Blini) Recipe
These chicken-mushroom stuffed crepes are known as blinchiki in Russian.

Bulgarian Fried Cheese (Kashkaval Pane) Recipe
Bulgarian fried cheese, also known as kashkaval pane, is a popular appetizer that is made by breading and frying kashkaval cheese.

Bulgarian Kiopoolu Recipe - Bulgarian Eggplant Pepper Spread Recipe - Recipe for Kiopoolu Bulgarian Eggplant Pepper Spread
Kiopoolu is a Bulgarian roasted eggplant and pepper spread used as an appetizer spread on bread or as an accompaniment to grilled meats.

Hungarian Goat Cheese Spread (Korozott) Recipe
Hungarian goat cheese spread or korozott is similar to liptauer spread and is pinkish in color from the sweet paprika.

Russian Baked Mushrooms Recipe - Gribi V Smetane
This Russian appetizer recipe features mushrooms baked in a sour cream sauce and topped with melted cheese.

Chef Michael Symons Pierogi Lasagna Recipe
This recipe for Pierogi Lasagna is from chef Michael Symon and would be perfect for a potluck, carry-in or any party, especially Super Bowl.

Chef Michael Symons Polish Boy Recipe
This recipe for Polish Boy sandwiches is from chef Michael Symon and would be perfect for a tailgate or Super Bowl party.

Swiss Walnut and Chocolate Cake Recipe
This walnut-chocolate cake recipe is easy to make and has a fudgy, brownie-like interior that needs no frosting.

Hungarian Fried Bread With Cabbage Recipe - Kaposztas Langos
Lángos is Hungarian fried bread sometimes called Hungarian pizza. This recipe is filled with cabbage and bacon.

Eastern European Sauerkraut Balls Appetizer Recipe
This recipe for Sauerkraut Balls combines ham, sauerkraut and onion and would make a great potluck, tailgating or entertaining dish.

Yellow And White Easter Bread Recipe - Yellow and White Paska Recipe
This yellow and white Easter bread recipe is known as paska and is common among Ukrainians and Slovaks.

Polish Sweet Potato Pierogi, Nalesniki, Uszka Filling Recipe
This sweet potato pierogi filling recipe also can be used in nalesniki, uszka, varenyky, koldunai and other Eastern European dumpling recipes.

Traditional Czech Bread Dumplings Recipe
This is a traditional Czech recipe for bread dumplings or houskovy knedlik. They usually accompany roast loin of pork and braised sweet-sour cabbage.

Romanian Potato Bread (Paine de Cartofi) Recipe
This rustic Romanian potato bread is baked in a covered enamel pot to produce a crisp, chewy crust.

Slovak Cottage Cheese Rolls Recipe - Tvarohova Strudla
This Slovak cheese roll or tvarohova strudla resembles a braided coffee cake that is filled with cream cheese and creamed cottage cheese.

Russian Potato Bread (Kartofel' Khleb) Recipe
This Russian potato bread recipe is made with white and whole-wheat flour, caraway seeds and fresh chopped dill.

Eastern European Sourdough Black Bread Recipe
This Eastern European black bread recipe requires a rye sourdough starter and a special pan called a pullman pan.

Homemade Polish Rhubarb Cordial Recipe
Polish rhubarb cordial - likier rabarbaru - is a great way to use an abundance of springtime rhubarb.

Eastern European Mushroom Strudel Recipe
Pungent, aromatic wild mushrooms are plentiful in the woods of Eastern Europe and they find their way into many dishes including mushroom strudel.

Baked, Lower-Fat Paczki (Polish Doughnuts) Recipe
A baked pÄ…czki recipe (Polish doughnuts) lower in fat than the ones fried in hot oil. PÄ…czki are eaten on Fat Tuesday in America and on Fat Thursday in Poland.

Polish Blueberry Cordial (Likier Borowkowy) Recipe
Polish blueberry cordial, likier borowkowy, needs to mature for several months before drinking, so plan accordingly. It makes a great hostess gift.

Hungarian Potato Bread with Caraway (Komenymagos Krumplis Kenyer) Recipe
This egg-free Hungarian Potato Bread is a moist, rustic loaf that stays fresh for a long time especially if stored in the refrigerator.

Serbian Easter Egg Bread Recipe - Recipe for Serbian Braided Easter Bread with Red Eggs
Serbian Easter egg bread is braided and topped with red hard-cooked eggs.

Easy Easter Polish Babka Recipe
Babka is a slightly sweet Polish bread with raisins traditionally served for Easter.

Czechoslovakian Bublanina Fruit Dessert Recipe
Bublanina is a simple dessert made with whatever fruit is most plentiful at the time.

Bohemian-Czech Braided Egg Bread Recipe
This yeast bread, known as houska to Bohemians and Czechs, chalka to Poles, and challah to Jews, is slightly sweet and rich, like French brioche.

Serbian-Croatian-Macedonian Pogacha Bread Recipe
Pogacha is a round loaf of utilitarian white bread. It accompanies nearly everything on Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian tables and is a favorite with kajmak and ajvar.

Russian Sourdough Dark Rye Bread Recipe
Russian sourdough dark rye bread has the tang that Russians love.

Bohemian-Czech No-Egg Bread Dumplings Recipe
There are many versions of Bohemian-Czech bread dumplings - houskove knedliky. This one has bacon and onion in the dough.

Strawberry Cordial Recipe - Recipe for Polish Likier Truskawkowy or Strawberry Cordial
Polish strawberry cordial - likier truskawkowy - is made with vodka and needs to age a few months before drinking.

Bulgarian Apple Walnut Banitza Recipe - Recipe for Bulgarian Sweet Apple Walnut Banitza
Bulgarian apple-walnut banitza recipe is a sweet dessert version of savory banitza served as an appetizer or vegetarian main course.

Light Rye Bread With Caraway Seeds Recipe
A hearty rye bread is a satisfying accompaniment to any Eastern European meal.

Bulgarian Sweet Cherry Strudel Recipe - Chereshata Shtrudel - Recipe for Bulgarian Sweet Cherry Strudel
Bulgarian Sweet Cherry Strudel or chereshata shtrudel uses a non-yeast-raised dough and Bing cherries in the recipe.

Bulgarian Bird of Paradise Bread Recipe - Recipe for Bulgarian Khliab Raiska Ptitsa or Bird of Paradise Bread
Bulgarian bird of paradise bread, or Khliab Raiska Ptitsa, is a yeast bread that gets its name from its decoration.

Bulgarian Pumpkin Banitza Recipe - Recipe for Bulgarian Sweet Pumpkin Banitza Dessert
Bulgarian pumpkin banitza recipe is a sweet dessert version of savory cheese banitza served as an appetizer or vegetarian main course.

Quick Serbian Kajmak with Feta Recipe
This quick version of kajmak uses feta cheese, sour cream and cream cheese and only takes about 10 minutes to prepare.

Serbian Traditional Pork Shish Kebabs (Raznjici) Recipe
Serbian raznjici can be made with pork or veal, or a combination of the two, threaded on a skewer and grilled.

Balkan Cheese Pie (Burek) Recipe
This cheese burek recipe has been Americanized with the addition of Jack cheese to the filling, but it is a delicious variation on the Balkan favorite.

Bulgarian Rice Pudding Recipe - Bulgarian Rice Pudding with Rose Petals and Pistachios or Oriz Puding
Bulgarian Rice Pudding, or Oriz Puding, is one of the most frequently served Bulgarian desserts.

Serbian Custard Slice (Krem Pita) Recipe
Serbian custard slices or krem pita are similar to French napoleons and are made with puff pastry and a rich custard filling.

Bosnian Chicken Pot Pie Recipe - Traditional Recipe for Bosnian Kvrgusa - Pot Pie
Bosnian chicken pot pie recipe - kvrgusa - features a batter crust instead of a flaky one with juicy chunks of chicken.

Traditional Eastern European Blueberry-Almond Cake Recipe
Blueberry Almond Sour Cream Cake recipe uses three ingredients beloved by Eastern Europeans.

Blueberry Dumpling Dessert Recipe - Blueberry Cobbler Recipe - Blueberries with Dropped Dumplings
Blueberry dumpling dessert has a sweet biscuit topping similar to the savory type used on stews and is similar to a fruit cobbler.

Recipe for Blueberry Summmer Pudding
Summer puddings are popular across the board in Eastern Europe including Britain. They make good use of leftover bread and ripe fruits.

Recipe for Serbian White Bean Soup (Pasulj)
Serbians prefer the tetovac legume in their white bean soup, but most cooks use Great Northern beans because they are easier to find and less expensive.

Recipe for Serbian Kajmak Unripened Cheese
This quick version of kajmak only takes about 10 minutes to prepare.

Vegetarian White Bean Soup Recipe - Recipe for Serbian Meatless Pasulj or White Bean Soup
Serbian meatless white bean soup - pasulj - is perfect for Lent and other fasting times, or for vegetarians.

Classic Brandied Fruit Recipe
Enjoy the taste of summer year-round by preserving fruits in brandy. Brandied fruit is delicious on ice cream or pound cake.

Croatian-Serbian Sweet Cheese (Palacinke) Recipe
Palacinke are Croatian and Serbian crepe-like pancakes filled and rolled with sweet or savory fillings like blintzes.

Vanilla Custard Sauce or Creme Anglaise Recipe
This recipe for easy vanilla custard sauce takes much less time because cornstarch speeds up the thickening time.

Structural Gingerbread House Dough Recipe
This gingerbread house dough recipe, while edible, is not meant to be eaten. It is firm and sturdy enough to support decorations.

Easter Lamb Pound Cake Dessert Recipe
This Easter lamb cake recipe is made in a cast-iron mold.

Recipe for Quick Pear Streusel Coffee Cake
This pear streusel coffee cake recipe is from Gale Gand and it's easy to make. The use of pears instead of apples makes this recipe unique.

Recipe for 10-Inch Double Crust Pie Dough
This pie crust makes enough dough for a 10-inch double crust pie.

Plum Tart Recipe - Recipe for Open-Face Rustic Plum Tart
This easy rustic plum tart starts with a flaky cream cheese pastry dough, followed by a plum-almond filling topped with apricot preserves.

Recipe for Russian Tea Cakes or Cookies
Russian tea cakes are actually cookies and are popular among Eastern Europeans.

Vanilla Charlotte Dessert Pastry Recipe
Vanilla Charlotte Dessert is a cross-cultural pastry commonly found in the Eastern European kitchen.

Smoked Pork Butt Recipe with Potatoes and Cabbage
Smoked pork butt is a versatile piece of meat that can be cooked with potatoes and cabbage and the leftovers can be turned into many different meals.

Quick and Easy Smoked Pork Chops Recipe
Smoked pork chops are quick and easy to prepare and make a satisfying meal with braised cabbage and your choice of vegetable.

Recipe for Hearty Tomato Beef Barley Soup
Tomato beef barley soup is hearty enough to be a main course when served with a salad and crusty bread.

Eastern European Oxtail Barley Soup Recipe
Oxtail-barley soup is a hearty offering that can be enjoyed winter or summer. It spans the boundaries of Eastern European countries and can be found in most kitchens.

Sweet Cheese Strudel Filling Recipe
Besides apple, a common Eastern European strudel filling is sweet cheese.

Czechoslovakian Green Beans Recipe - Recipe for Fazolove Lusky na Paprice or Green Beans Paprika
Czechoslovakian green beans paprika - fazolove lusky na paprice - are served with a creamy sauce.

Polish Poppy Seed Bread Pudding (Makowki) Recipe
Polish poppy seed bread pudding uses leftover raisin bread like hoska, chalka, or challah.

Traditional Polish Pączki (Doughnuts) Recipe
Paczki or Polish doughnuts are eaten on Fat Thursday in Poland and Fat Tuesday in the United States. It's the last splurge before Lent begins.

Polish Makowiec (Poppy Seed Roll) Recipe
Poppy seeds are a favorite ingredient in Eastern European cooking and find themselves whole in savory dishes like noodles and ground to a paste in pastries like poppy seed rolls.

Serbian-Croatian-Slovenian Nut Roll Recipe
This recipe for nut roll, known as potica, povitica and orehnjaca, is a sweet yeast bread with a walnut filling.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake Dessert Recipe
The cream cheese in this buttery pound cake makes it a winner on its own or dressed up with strawberries and whipped cream.

Recipe for Polish Buttermilk Rum Baba Cake (Babka Rumowa)
The dense crumb on this buttery rum baba soaks up the rum syrup for a spirited dessert.

Traditional Peach Butter Recipe
This Peach Butter recipe calls for just three simple ingredients - fresh peaches, water and sugar.

Croatian and Serbian Strudel Dough Recipe
Croatian strudel dough is different from filo or puff pastry strudel doughs. It is a flaky dough that bakes up golden brown and light.

Pickled Peaches Recipe - How to Make Eastern European Pickled Peaches
This Pickled Peaches recipes is a common way for Eastrn Europeans to preserve summer's fruit year-round.

Lower-Sugar Pumpkin Butter Recipe
Pumpkin Butter is a favorite of Eastern Europeans both as a spread and as a component of other dishes. As with all fruit butters, this recipe is lower in sugar.

Serbian Stuffed Cabbage (Sarma) Recipe
Sarma is the Serbian version of stuffed cabbage.

Serbian Slava Bread (Slavski Kolac) Recipe
Slava bread is a traditional food for Serbians celebrating their patron saint day, or Krsna Slava.

Hungarian Cream Puffs Recipe - Traditional Hungarian Indianer or Moors Heads or Cream Puff Recipe
This recipe for Hungarian Cream Puffs or Moors Heads - Indianer - is filled with sweetened whipped cream.

Traditional Hungarian Esterhazy Torte Dessert Recipe
Esterhazy torte is a rich dessert consisting of chocolate buttercream sandwiched between four layers of sponge cake.

Hungarian Chicken Paprikash (Paprikas Csirke) Recipe
Chicken Paprikash is a classic Hungarian comfort food dish featuring a paprika-sour cream sauce and served over nokedli or other dumplings or rice.

Hungarian Beef Goulash Recipe - Marha Gulyas
Hungarian Beef Goulash is another delicious one-pot offering with the trinity of onions, tomatoes, green peppers and, of course, paprika.

Hungarian Sweet Cabbage Strudel Recipe - Recipe for Hungarian Poor Man Apple Strudel
Hungarian Sweet Cabbage Strudel pinch hits for Hungarian apple strudel.

Recipe for Traditional Hungarian Esterhazy Rostelyos
This Hungarian steaks Esterhazy recipe - Esterhazy rostelyos - is purportedly named after 19th-century Prince Esterházy of Hungary.

Hungarian Sausage and Potato Casserole Recipe - Recipe for Hungarian Rakott Burgonya or Sausages and Potatoes
Hungarian sausage layered with potatoes and hard-cooked eggs smothered in sour cream makes a great luncheon dish.

Hungarian Cold Peach Soup Recipe - Traditional Hungarian Recipe for Cold Peach Soup - Hideg Oszibarack Leves
This recipe for Cold Hungarian Peach Soup - Hideg Oszibarack Leves - is sweet enough to be eaten as dessert.

Hungarian Tomato-Pepper Stew (Lesco) Recipe
Hungarian lecso is a vegetable dish of stewed tomatoes, peppers and onions. It can be served as an accompaniment to a meal, an appetizer or the main meal itself, depending on its preparation.

Recipe for Polish Bigos or Hunter's Stew
Bigos or Polish Hunter's Stew recipe traditionally was made with the fruits of the forest -- venison, mushrooms, dried fruits. Today, anything goes.

Burek Sa Sirom (Cheese Pie) Recipe
Burek sa sirom is a Croatian-Serbian cheese pie made with flaky filo dough. This recipe goes great with a glass of cold kefir.

Recipe for Serbian Roast Leg of Lamb
Roast leg of lamb is the crowning touch to a splendid Serbian Easter feast.

Serbian Stuffed Cabbage Recipe - Recipe for Serbian Sarma or Stuffed Cabbage
This is another version of Croatian / Serbian stuffed cabbage known as sarma.

Polish Salmon Turnover Recipe - Recipe for Polish Salmon Kulebiak or Salmon Turnover
Salmon and seasoned rice in a flaky pastry is known in Poland as kulebiak. It can be made with a variety of fillings, including cabbage and mushroom, and is akin to a pocket meal.

Savory and Sweet Sandwich Recipes with Eastern European Flair
Sandwiches are the perfect portable meal for busy on-the-go types. Try one of these in the Eastern European style.

Balkan Pork and Peppers Recipe - Recipe for Balkan Pork and Peppers or Selsko Meso
Selsko Meso is a dish of stewed or grilled stewed meat and peppers beloved of the Balkan peoples, especially Macedonians, Serbians and Croatians.

Polish Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage) Recipe
Every Eastern European country has its version of stuffed cabbage rolls. For Lithuanians, it is holubki, for Poles it is golabki, for Serbs, it is sarma. However they are spelled, stuffed cabbage rolls are the original pocket meals.

Hungarian Pinched Noodles (Csipetke) Recipe
Hungarian Pinched Noodles or Csipetke are usually cooked directly in soups or stews and are a favorite with goulash and goulash soup.

Potato Finger Dumplings Recipe - Recipe for Polish Kartoflane Kluski or Finger Dumplings
Potato Finger Dumplings can be eaten as a side dish with butter or as the main course when combined with caramelized onions and bacon or other smoked meats.

Hungarian Stuffed Peppers (Toltott Paprika) Recipe
This recipe for Hungarian stuffed peppers or toltott paprika is made with paprika and tomato sauce, two common ingredients in Hungarian cooking.

Father's Day Gift Guide
These gift ideas are sure to please the dad figure in your life for Father's Day.

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Recipe - Recipe for Vegetarian Serbian Sarma or Stuffed Cabbage
Lenten Sarma are cabbage rolls stuffed with vegetables only in strict observance of the Lenten fast.

Lasagna Noodle Pierogi Casserole Recipe
This easy casserole is a good substitute for homemade pierogi.

Croatian Plum Dumplings (Knedle s Sljivama) Recipe
Croatian plum dumplings, known as knedle s sljivama, are made with a mashed potato dough and are coated with buttered bread crumbs and sugar.

Stuffing Vs Dressing - What Is The Difference?
Do you know the difference between stuffing and dressing? It depends where you put it! Read on as I spell it out for you.

Top Eastern European Dried Fruit Recipes - What To Do With Dried Fruit
Here are top Eastern European sweet and savory dried fruit recipes.

Hungarian Savory Pancakes (Palacsinta) Recipe
Hungarian savory palacsinta are pancakes like French crepes, Polish naleśniki or Serbian/Croatian palacinke. This recipe is for savory fillings.

Recipe for Cream Cheese Pierogi Dough
This pierogi dough recipe uses cream cheese as one of its ingredients.

Recipe for Basic Polish Pierogi Dough
This basic pierogi dough recipe is a simple combination of flour, eggs, water and salt.

Traditional Romanian Recipe Collection
Here are recipes for 12 authentic, traditional Romanian foods.

No-Egg, No-Dairy Pierogi Dough Recipe
This pierogi dough recipe uses no eggs and no dairy in the recipe.

Homemade Potato-based Pierogi Dough Recipe
This pierogi dough uses potatoes as one of its ingredients.

How to Make Eastern European Coffee Cakes
Coffee cakes are a tradition along with hot tea or coffee when guests come to visit an Eastern European home. Here are top coffee cake recipes.

How to Make Eastern European Coffee Cakes
Coffee cakes are a tradition along with hot tea or coffee when guests come to visit an Eastern European home. Here are top coffee cake recipes.

Polish Blueberry Pierogi, Nalesniki, Uszka Filling Recipe - Recipe for Polish Blueberry Pierogi, Nalesniki, Uszka Filling
This blueberry pierogi filling recipe also can be used in nalesniki, uszka, varenyky, koldunai and other Eastern European dumpling recipes.

Sweet Cheese Pierogi Filling Recipe
Sweet cheese filling using farmer's cheese is a favorite with pierogi eaters.

Polish Plum Pierogi Filling Recipe - Traditional Polish Pierogi Sliwkowe Recipe
Polish plum filling for pierogi can be made with damson or Italian prune plums.

Charlotte French Dessert Definition
A charlotte is a type of molded dessert of French origin that is also seen in Eastern European kitchens.

Recipes Made With Eggs for Lent
These egg recipes are suitable for Lent because they contain no meat, however they do contain cheese and other dairy products.

Potato-Cheese Pierogi, Nalesniki, Uszka Filling Recipe - Recipe for Potato-Cheese Pierogi, Nalesniki, Uszka Filling
This recipe for potato-cheese filling can be used in nalesniki, pierogi, uszka, varenyky, koldunai and other Eastern European dumpling recipes.

Recipes Made With Eggs for Lent
These egg recipes are suitable for Lent because they contain no meat, however they do contain cheese and other dairy products.

Polish Pumpkin Pierogi with White Wine Cream Sauce Recipe - Pumpkin Pierogi Filling Recipe
Polish pumpkin pierogi can be eaten as a main course or dessert.

Valentine's Day Gift Guide - Gift Guide for Valentine's Day
Here is my 2012 Valentine's Day Gift Guide for the person in your life who appreciates fine food and drink, and the tools and cookbooks to make them.

Recipe for Russian Pierogi Filling
This pierogi filling uses mushrooms, onions, hard-cooked eggs and cracker crumbs as ingredients.

Collection of Traditional Eastern European Stew Recipes
Eastern Europeans know the value of a long-simmered piece of meat turned into a succulent stew. Here are top stew recipes.

Traditional Polish Easter Babka Wielkanocna Recipe
This traditional Polish Easter Babka recipe is a sweet, yeast-risen bread with raisins and candied citrus rind.

Bulgarian Alcoholic Beverages - What Bulgarians Like to Drink - Recipes and Descriptions for Bulgarian Alcoholic Beverages
Here you will find recipes and descriptions for many Bulgarian alcoholic beverages.

Bulgarian Nonalcoholic Beverages Recipes - What Do Bulgarians Like to Drink - Descriptions of Bulgarian Nonalcoholic Beverages
Here you will find descriptions and recipes for many nonalcoholic Bulgarian beverages.

Polish Pierogi Dough Recipes - Recipes for Polish Pierogi Dough
Here you will find recipes for different kinds of pierogi doughs. Most cooks find the one that works best for them and stick with it.

Bulgarian Fruits
Here you will find descriptions, recipes and uses for many Bulgarian fruits.

Bulgarian Soup Recipes - Recipes for Soups from Bulgaria and the Balkans
Here you will find recipes for many Bulgarian soups.

Bulgarian Vegetables Recipes - Recipes and Descriptions of Bulgarian Vegetables
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Bulgarian Vegetables.

Croatian-Serbian Soup Recipes - Croatian-Serbian Recipes Soups
Here you will find many recipes for Croatian-Serbian soups.

Cross-Cultural Eastern European Soup Recipes - Eastern European Soup Recipes
Here you will find recipes for soups that are common to many Eastern European countries.

Hungarian Soup Recipes - Hungarian Eastern European Recipes Soups
Here you will find many recipes for Hungarian soups.

Traditional Polish Buttermilk Rye Bread Recipe
This moist, easy Polish rye bread recipe uses buttermilk instead of a sour to create the tang associated with rye breads.

How to Make Eastern European Soups Step By Step - Step By Step Instructions for Making Eastern European Soups
Here you will find many step-by-step photo instructions for Eastern European soups.

Croatian-Serbian Vegetable Recipes - Recipes for Croatian-Serbian Vegetables
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Croatian-Serbian vegetable dishes.

Strudel Doughs
Strudels can be made with

Strudel Fillings
The fillings for strudels range from nuts to apples and other fruits to cheese, poppysseds, almond paste and more.

Lithuanian Soup Recipes - Recipes for Lithuanian Soups
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Lithuanian soups.

Czech-Bohemian Soup Recipes - Recipes for Czech-Bohemian Soups
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Czech-Bohemian soups.

Croatian Christmas Recipes and Traditions - Recipes and Traditions for Croatian Christmas
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Croatian Christmas foods and traditions.

Nalesniki Recipes
Polish crepes or blintzes are known as nalesniki. They can be stuffed with sweet or savory fillings, and rolled or folded.

Slovenian Sausage Recipes - Recipes for Slovenian Sausages
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Slovenian sausages.

Top 10 Eastern European Recipes in 2011 - Top 10 Most-Popular Eastern European Recipes in 2011
These are the top 10 Eastern European recipes on this website in 2011.

Cookbook Reviews - Reviews of Old and New Cookbooks
Here you will find reviews of new and older cookbooks geared toward Eastern European Cooking.

Where to Find Eastern European Ingredients - Eastern European Food Sources
If you are having trouble finding Eastern European cooking ingredients like poppyseed paste or someone who makes slavski kolac, these websites should help.

Lithuanian Christmas Traditions - Recipes and Customs of Lithuanian Christmas
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for many of the traditions and foods associated with Christmas in Lithuania.

Serbian Orthodox Easter Traditions - How Serbians Celebrate Orthodox Easter
For Orthodox Christians, Easter is the holiest day of the year. It marks the resurrection of Christ from the dead and the end of 46 days of fasting with a sumptuous feast.

Polish Christmas Traditions - How Poles Celebrate Christmas
Here you will find decriptions of and links to recipes for a traditional Polish Christmas.

Croatian-Serbian Step By Step Recipes - Step By Step Instructions for Croatian-Serbian Recipes
Here you will find many step by step instructions for Croatian-Serbian recipes.

Serbian Christmas Traditions - How Serbians Celebrate Christmas
Here you will find descriptions of Serbian Christmas customs and links to recipes for many of the dishes enjoyed during this holy season.

Polish Uszka Recipe - Recipe for Polish Uszka or Little Ears
Here you will find recipes for a Polish dumpling known as uszka or

Ukrainian Christmas Traditions - Traditions and Recipes for Ukrainian Christmas
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for a traditional Ukrainian Christmas.

Romanian Christmas Traditions - Traditions and Recipes for Romanian Christmas
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for a traditional Romanian Christmas.

Romanian Soup Recipes - Recipes for Romanian Soups
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of Romanian soups.

Russian Soup Recipes - Recipes for Russian Soups
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Russian soups.

Ukrainian Soup Recipes - Recipes for Ukrainian Soups
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Ukrainian soups.

Eastern European Cooking Ingredients Beginning with Q-Z - Eastern European Cooking Ingredients
Here you will find pictures and descriptions of ingredients beginning with the letters Q through Z commonly used in Eastern European cooking.

Eastern European Ingredients Beginning with A-H - Eastern European Cooking Ingredients
Here you will find pictures and descriptions of ingredients beginning with the letters A through H commonly used in Eastern European cooking.

Eastern European Ingredients Beginning with I-P - Eastern European Cooking Ingredients
Here you will find an alphabetical listing of ingredients, beginning with the letters I through P, commonly used in Eastern European cooking.

Eastern European Herbs and Spices beginning with Q-Z - Eastern European Cooking Herbs and Spices
Here you will find pictures and descriptions of herbs and spices commonly used in Eastern European cooking beginning with the letters Q through Z.

Bulgarian Easter Traditions - How Bulgarians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions of Bulgaria.

Russian Easter Traditions - How Russians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions in Russia.

Lithuanian Easter Traditions - How Lithuanians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions in Lithuania.

Romanian Easter Traditions - How Romanians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find the Easter recipes and traditions of Romania.

Ukrainian Easter Traditions - How Ukrainians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions of Ukraine.

Croatian Easter Traditions - How Croatians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions of Croatia.

Slovenian Easter Traditions - How Slovenians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions of Slovenia.

Hungarian Easter Traditions - How Hungarians Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions of Hungary.

Slovak Easter Traditions - How Slovaks Celebrate Easter
Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions of Slovakia.

Bulgarian Cheese Recipes and Descriptions - Recipes for and Descriptions of Bulgarian Cheeses
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of Bulgarian cheeses, including kashkaval, brinza, Bulgarian feta and more.

Bulgarian Sausages Recipes - Recipes for and Descriptions of Traditional Bulgarian Sausages
Bulgarian sausages range from the very spicy to the mild and are popular on meze or appetizer trays.

Croatian Serbian Sausages Recipes - Cevapcici Sausage and Other Serbian Recipes
Here you will find recipes for many Croatian Serbian sausages.

Czechoslovakian Vegetable Recipes - Recipes for Czechoslovakian Vegetables
Here you will find recipes for and descriptions of many Czechoslovakian vegetables.

Hungarian Sausages Descriptions and Recipes - Traditional Hungarian Kolbasz Descriptions and Recipews
Here you will find descriptions of and recipes for many Hungarian sausages, known generically as kolbasz.