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Z Rizdvom Khrystovyn!

I had a really nice Ukrainian Christmas! The food all turned out fairly well (I was disappointed with the holubtsi but 1 out of 12 isn’t all that bad!) and there was MORE than enough food – infact we barely dented some of the dishes (and I had been worried there wouldn’t be enough…). People tried new foods and went back for second and third helpings!!

The menu in the end was:

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Prune pyrohy

Pyrohy can have all sorts of fillings – but my favourites, the prunes, only come out at Christmas (or at least in my family). I decided to make them first – one of my helpers is coming back on Wednesday to help with the cheese & potato + the kapusta pyrohy.

Prep work underway

The cooking for Ukrainian Christmas has begun! I’ve never hosted Ukrainian Christmas before but I felt inspired to go all out this year. Thankfully two of my girlfriends volunteered to help out with the prep work – I’ll admit, once I made the menu I was feeling a bit overwhelmed.


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