Tag: Estonia

Cowberry and Apple Sauce

Cowberry and Apple sauce

Sour and Sweet Cowberry and Apple sauce is “must be” on the Estonian Christmas table. Important additive and partner for Black Pudding and Roast Pork.

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Semolina Mousse. Mannavaht. Roosamanna

My Grandmother called Semolina Mousse as ” Wind Porridge”. Because it is “fills” but does not feed:)
What name to use, it depends on juice.
White Mousse is ” Mannavaht”. And Pink Mousse is ” Roosamanna”, what means ” Pink Mousse”.

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Semolina Mousse. Mannavaht. Roosamanna

Semolina Mousse. Mannavaht. Roosamanna.

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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A fresh, light dessert

– Mix total 1,5 litre little bit too strong drink
from
natural Apple juice for Mannavaht or
from Red currant or Cranberries juice for Roosamanna
add water and sugar
– 1,5 dl semolina
– vanillasugar
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Barley Scone. Karask

Barley Scone. Karask.

  • Servings: 4-6
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Karask is Estonian National Food. A fresh, oven-warm Karask with fresh butter is delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 litre sour milk
  • 1/2 cup Barley flour
  • 3/4 cup low quality wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, sugar and
  • 1/2 soda
  • seeds, caraway seeds

Directions

  1. In a bowl, toss together flour with salt, sugar, soda.
  2. Add whipped egg
  3. And sour milk and oil
  4. If you wish, add caraway seeds. And/or cover Karask with seeds.
  5. Pour pastry baking paper lined form or oven plate.
  6. Bake 200 C ca 20 min

 

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Chanterelle Pie

Chanterelle Pie

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Before.
Prepare classical pastry.

Ingredients

  • Cut 150 g butter in small cubes.
  • Add 300 g flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 whipped egg
  • ca 100 g sour cream or yoghurt
  • Mixed pastry put in fridge at least for 1/2 hour.

    Cover:

  • 100 g chantarelles
  • 1 oninon,sliced
  • ca 100 g ham
  • 2 eggs
  • ca 300 ml milk or cream.
  • 100 g grated cheese.
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Potato Salad. Estonian Classic.

With peels Boiled Potatos. Peel after boiling. 1 Potato per person.
ca 100 g sausage
2 pickled cucumbers
ca 100 g Canned green peas
2 boiled eggs
(onion)

Dressing:
ca 200 g mayonnaise
ca 50 g sour cream (Creme Fraiche)

Chop components into small cubes. Add dressing. If needed, add more salt. Some mustard and cucumber marinade.

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Freshly Salted Cucumbers

Freshly Salted Cucumbers

Wash with hot water very carefully cucumbers and jars.

For faster results you can  cut off the ends of cucumbers

Boil 1 liter water.
Add 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon salt
and 1 tablespoon food vinegar (30%)

If you do not like vinegar, make just salted cucumbers:
1 litre water
2 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar

Put the cucumbers, garlic, peeled horseradish root, dill roots and flowers and black currant leaves (if any) into the jar.
Add Marinade. Cover, but not airtight. Leave to set  in room temperature. After few hours ready to eat!

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1 litre water
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoon food vinegar (30%)
(other as previous).
Close airtight