All posts tagged: Pink

PINK but not dangerous Russian salad or “My Dressed herring”

This fun looking salad is one of the must have dishes on the New Year’s eve table for nearly every Russian family. It is also known as shuba or seledka pod shuboi (cеледка под шубой in Cyrillic), and is basically a layered salad made of diced pickled herring coated with chopped boiled vegetables and covered with mayonnaise. There are numerous variations of this recipe and all of them are fantastic! And today I want to share my version of Dressed herring. Traditional recipes use a lot of Mayo and eggs, however, I prefer it to be more light, so instead of having eggs, I mix in some apples for additional crunch. I hope you will like it! INGREDIENTS: 2 fillets of pickled herring in oil, chopped 2 large boiled potatoes, cooled, peeled and finely chopped 3 large carrots, cooled, peeled and shredded 2 large beets boiled, cooled, peeled and shredded (alternatively, you can buy pre-boiled beets) 1/2 of medium onion, finely chopped 2 apples, grated 1 cup of mayonnaise Black pepper Parsley or dill for garnish (optional) CREATING PINK …

Pretty in Pink: Raspberry & Banana pudding

“You eat with your eyes first”, I bet most of you have heard this expression at least couple of times before. Good news there are plenty of ways to make all your senses happy. Whizz your gorgeous pink breakfast for a good morning start. Silky with a nutty spin, accompanied by bits of dark chocolate and a hint of mint. Delicious!  I must say – it’s super easy to make,  and my family loves it. Preparation time: under 5 min / A petit treat for 2/ Veg-friendly We would need: 1 medium banana, sliced Handful of raspberries 3 tsp. of nut granola 1 tsp. of honey 1/2 cup of almond milk (can substitute by  regular milk, soy or rice milk) Topping: Add berries, fruit, nuts&seeds, whatever you like. On the picture: banana slices, raspberries, goya seeds, bits of dark chocolate, almond flakes and mint leaves. DIRECTIONS: In a blender combine banana, raspberries, granola, honey and almond milk. Blend until smooth. Pour into small glass cups, garnish with your favourite toppings and enjoy! With love, Marie   …