Eastern European Cuisine Guides

Curious about the cuisines of Eastern Europe? Read our guides and essays to deepen your knowledge of Eastern European food history, cooking techniques, ingredients, and more.

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Slow-Cooker Pork Paprikash Recipe
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Mushroom Duxelles-Stuffed Chicken Paprikash Recipe
A bowl of goulash with a spoon.
The Best Goulash (Hungarian Beef and Paprika Stew) | The Food Lab
Chicken Paprikash Recipe
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The Long and Short Paths to Chicken Paprikash | The Food Lab
Mushroom-stuffed chicken breast paprikash, sliced in half and drizzled with sauce on a colorful plate.
Stuffed Chicken Adventures: Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Paprikash
From a Polish Country House Kitchen's Hunter's Stew (Bigos)
Polish potato, kielbasa, and cabbage soup in a blue bowl, with torn bread on the left periphery.
Polish Potato, Kielbasa, and Cabbage Soup (Kapusniak) Recipe
From a Polish Country House Kitchen's Pierogi With Potato, Cheese, Bacon, and Peas Filling
'From A Polish Country House Kitchen's Barszcz
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Spinach and Artichoke Dip-Filled Pierogi Recipe
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How to Make Fried Sweet Cheese Pierogi
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Meat Lite: Polish Cabbage, Potato, and Bacon Casserole
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Paczki Recipe
A small white bowl of ajvar, Serbian roasted red pepper sauce
Ajvar (Serbian Roasted Red Pepper Sauce) Recipe
A bowl of vegetarian borscht with a dollop of sour cream on top.
Dinner Tonight: Vegetarian Borscht Recipe
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How to Make Blini at Home
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Hot Ukrainian Borscht Recipe (With Beets, Beef, Pork, and More)
Susan Feniger's Street Food's Romanian Sweet and Sour Eggplant
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Herb Spätzle with Speck and Peas Recipe
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Cevapi (Southeastern European Meat and Onion Sausages) | Grilling
Sunday Supper: Beef Stroganoff Recipe
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Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff Recipe
Chocoholic: No Knead Chocolate Babka
How to Brew Coffee Using a Kalita Wave Dripper