Présentation de l'éditeur
Explore the rich and varied cuisine of Eastern Europe in more than 150 classic step-by-step recipes illustrated with over 600 photographs. In this unique celebration of Russian and Polish food, a fascinating introduction provides an overview of national and regional differences, the festivals that mark the year, and the classic ingredients used in homes throughout the area. Following is a unique collection of recipes gathered from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south. With more than 600 beautiful photographs showing each recipe in step-by-step detail, this evocative and inspiring book captures the wonderful essence of Russian and Polish cooking, and enables the reader to create wonderfully authentic dishes in the home. Explore the rich and varied delights of traditional Russian and Polish cooking in over 150 authentic traditional recipes. It provides a comprehensive guide to the typical ingredients of the two countries, as well as information on geography, history, festivals and culinary traditions. It features a wide range of distinctive dishes as well as all the favourite Russian and Polish specialities such as Borscht, Bigos, Chicken Kiev, Pierogi, and Pashka. It includes more than 600 photographs with complete nutritional information provided for every recipe.
Biographie de l'auteur
Elena Makhonko was born in Leningrad/St Petersburg and moved to Sweden in the 1980s, where for her first 10 years she worked in the fashion industry before beginning a new career in Stockholm's biggest test kitchen. Elena has cooked food with celebrities including Roger More and Swedish president Goran Persson. She has more recently written for various food magazines and has also published several books about food. Ewa Michalik jointly owns and runs the Patio Restaurant, one of the oldest and most successful Polish restaurants in London. Having been a guest on a recent broadcast on BBC Radio 5's Sunday morning show, Ewa has also spoken about beetroot on BBC Radio 4's Veg Talk and prepared traditional dishes for various BBC programmes on eastern European cooking.