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Cooking from Mamushka

Cooking From Mamushka

When Mamushka was published last year, it was all anybody could talk about. Social media (or at least, the feeds that I follow religiously) was awash with praise for this collection of recipes “from Ukraine and beyond” for a good few weeks. Naturally, it’s taken me about 6 months to actually get round to bringing it into my kitchen. Now that I finally have, I’m happy to report that the hype is absolutely to be believed. I’m super into learning about new-to-me cuisines, so flicking through Mamushka has been a delight for me. It’s far from a vegetarian recipe book, but I still found plenty of dishes that got me properly actually excited. I’m particularly eager to work my way through the breads and pastries chapter – one recipe down, more on that later – and find an excuse to make baked Ukranian cheesecake, using cottage cheese and semolina, because I feel like it’s going to be delicious in ways I’ve never experienced deliciousness before. This is a truly lovely recipe book. As soon as …