Vareniki or varenyky is a staple dish in Russian and Ukrainian cuisines. They are half-moon shaped dumplings that are boiled in salted water. Vareniki fillings may vary, but the most common version is the potato version. Depending on the filling, they can be served as a starter or as a dessert.
Kapusniak or Kapusnyakis a traditional Ukrainian dish the main component of which is sour cabbage. The cabbage imparts a special flavor and sourish taste to the soup what makes it so delicious. As with most dishes, the recipes differ from cook to cook and from region to region.
Chicken Kiev is a dish made of chicken fillet pounded and rolled around cold butter, then coated with eggs and bread crumbs, and either fried or baked. The Chicken Kiev is one of the most famous Ukrainian dishes – an indispensable position in world restaurant's menus.
The Lamb Dushenina is an age-old national Ukrainian dish, that as a matter of fact is meat braised with vegetables.The dish is cooked either in a deep casserole over stove, or in a clay pot in oven, that also depends on cooker’s wish.
The mazuricks are extremely juicy and crisp turkey cutlets with melted cheese. It is considered to be one of the popular festive dishes of authentic Ukrainian cuisine. Beef certainly could be substituted for this dish but ground turkey is typically leaner and more authentic to Ukraine.
The golubsti (cabbage rolls) is a traditional Ukrainian dish. It is a peculiar cabbage roll stuffed with minced meat and rice, and braised in tomato sauce. Such a combination of products provides cabbage rolls with an unusual taste.
Banosh is one of the most popular Hutsul dishes in Ukraine dish prepared from cornmeal with added śmietana, topped with pork rind, mushrooms and bryndza etc. By tradition men usually cooked it in the open air. Banosh is considered to be one of the variants of mamaliga.
Ukrainian Borscht is traditional sweet and sour soup made with beets, cabbage, garlic and dill in Eastern Europe. Then served with a dollop of sour cream and rye bread. The Borscht is also a staple dish in Russian and Polish cuisine.