Very simple salad, one of my favourite.
Use white smoked fish. In my photo is boiled egg, but this is not mandatory
Chop in to cubes and mix carefully together
- white smoked fish
- red onion
- sour cream /creme fraiche
- chop lot of green and if needed season with salt and pepper
My intention was make balls from carrot, parsnip and meat. But I bought by mistake white radish. But result was amazing and very tasty 🙂
Carrot in balls gives juiciness and moisture. And indulgence 😉 Almost vegetarian 🙂
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Rosolje is a traditional salad, as Estonian Potato Salad, where all families has their own recipe.
For sure it contains beetroot. And as says name ” rosol” (means (in Russian) cucumber brine,) salted/marinated/fermented cucumbers is very important, as well.
Usually we make this with salted /marinated herring. But I have eaten Rosolje without herring and with meat or without meat and fish, as well.
Rosolje second meaning in Estonian is mess, diverse, colorful. So, this is my recipe
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Amazingly delicious combination of sweet pork, bitter beer and crunchy mushrooms.
Fresh chanterelle: The mushrooms are cleaned without water, with only a clean, dry towel and paring knife. Heat the chanterelle in a skillet without fat/butter until water has evaporated.
Frozen chanterelle : melt, fry slightly.
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If you want a simple, delicious, low-calorie and all natural healthy salad this is it!
Very delicious and nutritious Salad. Recently I heard from one Australian Tv cooking show, that broad bean must be peeled before eating. I do not know. I heard this first time. So, if you have a lot of time, you welcome to clean and peel. But I use and eat broad bean as you can see from photo. Unpeeled.
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delicious sweet and sour marinade from honey and cranberries softening tender poultry.
Horseradish gives a taste and flavour. Wonderful warming dish for autumn dinner.
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Yes. Pink and blue food does not look like very appetizing. But sour and sweet taste of Blueberries complements chicken delicious flavour.
Honey balances the acidity of blueberries and horseradish gives the necessary sparkle and character.
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This is dish from my childhood.
In June or July, when all vegetables start to mature. Carrots are almost always seeded too closely together. And it is important to thin carrots, they will not grow to maturity unless they have space to do so.
So, you have tiny carrots , first small potatoes are sweet peas and maybe even first cabbage.. aand this is mean Summer New Vegetables Milk Soup. Easy to do and very delicious.
Of course, you can cook it all year long, but then,. it is not This Soup.
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A light and easy summer recipe.
Kefir makes a chicken soft and gives the sour taste, dill adds an exciting taste flavor.
And there are no Estonian recipe without garlic. Garlic is necessary to get right touch and taste. Serve with fresh berries combined with honey.
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Lüübnitsa is the small village in Setomaa. South eastern Estonia, near the Pihkva lake. Lüübnitsa has become very famous for her onion and fish fair. If you visit Estonia during summer time, you are welcome 🙂
Setos (Seto: setokõsõq, setoq, Estonian: setud) are an indigenous ethnic and linguistic minority in south-eastern Estonia and north-western Russia. Setos are mostly Seto-speaking Orthodox Christians of Estonian nationality. The Seto language (like Finnish and Estonian) belongs to the Finnic group of the Uralic languages. The Setos seek greater recognition, rather than having their language considered a dialect of Estonian. Along with Orthodox Christianity, vernacular traditional folk religion is widely practiced and supported by Setos.
read more about Setos
Did you know there are dialects in different regions of Estonia? For example, the Setos in southern Estonia have their own dialect and their own kingdom, with about 12,000 speakers. Võru also has its own dialect with about 75,000 speakers. Both dialects are on the UNESCO list of threatened dialects.
Check and google for Seto Kuningriigi Päevad and Lüübnitsa Fish and Onion fair in August
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