Belarusian cuisine is something of an unknown entity here in the US, but it’s certainly worth finding out about! From fresh spring salads to hearty stuffed pancakes, it encompasses a world of delightfully tasty foods suited for all seasons. Today, we’re going to be sharing with you some great recipe ideas and a little knowledge about Belarusian cuisine to get you in the mood for our upcoming Belarusian Weeks Weekly Specials. Make sure you head in-store to grab some great deals and some in-store tastings at selected locations.
If you’re looking for something to serve at a dinner party, this should certainly be the centerpiece! These melt-in-the-mouth beef rolls stuffed with mushrooms are delicious, and what’s more, right now we have beef top blade steak as part of our weekly specials, letting you make this Belarusian classic for less! Just ask our skilled butchers to slice it extra thinly for you when you are at the meat counter.
Ingredients: 1 lb. thinly sliced beef top blade steak, 1 oz. dried porcini mushrooms, ½ an onion, 2 hard-boiled eggs – peeled, ½ cup breadcrumbs, sliced pickles, 2-4 tbsp. pork fat, salt, pepper, a little flour.
Belarusians really do like their potatoes, but they are much more creative than simply making fries or mashed potatoes! This recipe is one of the best potato recipes you’re ever going to find. It includes a potato pancake stuffed with ground chicken fried until crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy in the middle. Right now, we have some great deals on ground chicken at NetCost Market as part of our Weekly Specials, so it’s worth heading instore now to pick up a great offer!
Ingredients: 1 ½ lb. large potatoes – peeled, 1 medium onion, 1 large egg, 3 tbsp. flour, 1 tbsp. sour cream, 1 tsp. salt, ½ tsp black pepper, olive oil, ½ lb ground chicken.
This simple yet delectable dessert is a real favorite in Belarus. It can be made at short notice and is really a great addition if you want to have a Belarusian dinner party! Luckily for you, we have apples—both Cortland and Cameo apples—as part of our weekly specials. We also have the wonderful USDA Organic Approved Buzz Bloom Organic Honey at a great price!
Ingredients: 4 Cortland or Cameo apples, 1 cup honey, 2 tbsps. powdered sugar.
Belarus is home to some amazing, hearty dishes that we rarely experience here in the US. However, it’s our mission here at NetCost Market to bring you the best food from around the world, which is why we’re currently celebrating Belarusian cuisine as part of our Belarusian Weeks Weekly Specials! Make sure you head down to your local NetCost Market to take advantage of these great deals while they’re on!