Romanian Creamed Chicken (Ciulama de pui) Recipe on Food52
I wish I could tell you what is so special about this recipe. It's essentially a chicken fricassee, common in many cultures. And yet when my grandmother pulled her big roaster brimming with this creamed chicken from the oven, people scurried to table and undid the top button of their pants as a preventative measure against the inevitable belly-stuffing that lay ahead. That's the power, I suppose, of simple comfort food shared with those we love. Some prep notes: Toss the chicken neck and…
Traditional Vegetarian Russian Cabbage Soup (Shchi)
Fresh cabbage soup or shchi is one of the national dishes of Russia. It also can be made with sauerkraut or a combination of fresh and brined cabbage.