Typichni Saladchiki – Full of Beets and Smoked Trout

Entertaining, Events, Recipe

What is a proper zakuski party spread without a few choice salads, hearty, yet fresh?  Not much to my mind, and so I’m including a couple of typichni saladchiki (typical salads) for you to add to your little feast.  Among all of the heavier, cream laden dishes, these provide a little relief, with bright flavors,…

Fragrant Duck & Mushroom Brown Rice Bowl

Healthy Eats, London Eats, Recipe, Restaurants

Last week, between raging storms, my dear husband and I treated ourselves to an evening out in Notting Hill to see American Hustle at the Electric Cinema on Portobello Road (if you haven’t been since they remodeled, I urge you to go).  It’s one of those fancy cinemas with comfy leather armchairs and footstools and even individual…