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Honey Cake With Walnuts & Prunes

Honey Cake With Prunes and Walnuts

I don’t remember how this recipe came about, all I know is that ever since I was introduced to it at around age fifteen, it was a hit every time it was served at our parties.  The reason for this success is a powerful combination of rich yet refreshing flavor and moist, smooth and feathery physique. For my American friends […]

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Making Russian Napoleon

Nostalgic Musings On Making Russian Napoleon Cake

From time to time, abiding by the unbending code of conduct of first generation transplants, I succumb to strong nostalgic cravings.  In case you are not the first generation transplant, let me explain.  I refer to craving foods I can’t have because there is no place to get them — either they no longer exist or […]

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Carrot Cake On A Dare

Carrot Cake On A Dare

I poke around Russian culinary forums from time to time, for good ‘ole time’s sake.  Once in a while I stumble upon a good recipe or two and feel compelled to translate them for my English readers.  Recently, I had a discussion with a few ladies who happen to be big fans of Belonika. If […]

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Making Strawberry Cake -- ready to eat!

The First Promise Of Summer — Making Strawberry Cake

Strawberries — sweet little kisses of summer…  I know, I know, it’s not summer yet. But can’t a woman dream? Don’t know about you, but I had a perfect Mother’s Day weekend.  Part of the program was a trip to a local strawberry patch, where we gathered three gallons of ready-to-eat picture perfect delicious strawberries […]

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The Pyramid Cake -- do you dare?

Eat Like An Egyptian… The Enigmatic Pyramid Cake

Ages ago, when we had almost unlimited time on our hands and the living was easy, a friend suggested this recipe to me as “quick and simple, but very impressive”.  I trusted her awesome baking skills and made an attempt at one first chance I got — someone’s birthday was just around the corner, and […]

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