Categories: "Herbs & spices" or "Garlic"

Перец (часть вторая)

June 10th, 2011 — posted by Don
On Monday I depart for Russia. I love spicy food, so usually when I travel I take a bottle of Tabasco Sauce with me. This year, though, I'm taking a jar of ground chipotles with me: Чипотле — это копчёный перец «халапеньо» A chipotle is a smoked… more »

Хрен (часть первая)

November 4th, 2010 — posted by Don
One spice that Russians really like is хрен horseradish. Many American families never buy horseradish; I don't think my mother ever had it in our household, so it's worth pointing out that the horseradish root looks like this: The root is then… more »

Чеснок (часть вторая)

December 5th, 2008 — posted by Olga
The Russian word for garlic is чеснок. Garlic is not only delicious in certain dishes, but also a very good remedy средство for colds because of its antibacterial properties. My aunt found garlic to be very useful in treating her own flu symptoms.… more »


September 13th, 2008 — posted by Don
Also part of my new urban garden is basil, which in Russian is базилик. dedas Basilikum esla albahaca frle basilic more »


August 30th, 2008 — posted by Don
The Russian word for cinnamon is корица. What color is cinnamon? It's brown, right? And what is the Russian word for brown? It's коричневый. Wow, what a coincidence. deder Zimt esla canela frla canelle more »