Olivier Salad, Little Mingling Squares

As the view of the buildings out my kitchen window. Olivier (салат Оливье, salat Olivye, pronounced ah-liv-yeh with a silent r), a traditional salad dish in Russian cuisine, which I have enjoyed on numerous occasions here in Belarus. It is most often served on New Year’s and birthdays, but anytime really. It’s so popular that markets always have theContinue reading “Olivier Salad, Little Mingling Squares”

Welcome, October

Hello, harvest moon. Good day, little suns and stars and smiles who gather here and light up this beautiful place and make more room. So much room. Welcome, October. I made woodland caramel apples just for you, and for my son whose birthday is later this month but I happen to celebrate it all 31Continue reading “Welcome, October”

Delicious Autumn

Every leaf,each drop of splendor and color,gracefully flowing togethereffortlessly,beautifully. Dear little kitchen window, How did it happen? At the end of the day, as the sun winked his see you tomorrow, a tiny sliver of a room became a palace. A R O M A. Pleasantness that transforms all. A L L. And walk in love, asContinue reading “Delicious Autumn”