Easy spinach borscht (soup) recipe

In Ukraine green shav borscht with is not cooked in small portions. As a rule it is meant for the whole family for several days. Neither is it cooked with spinach. But what to do if schavel is not available in some countries? Here comes the idea of this wonderful green borscht with spinach. The …

Green borscht (soup) with sorrel recipe

To cook green soup with sorrel is an easy and delicious way to welcome spring. Green borscht has its name because of the main ingredient used in it. Ukrainians call it schavel. It gives the dish specific green color. What is schavel Schavel is a wild or garden plant used in cooking soups or sauces. …

Ukrainian korovai (wedding bread) recipe

Since old times a traditional wedding korovai has been considered the symbol of fertility and family happiness, a step from careless single life to the one full of responsibility. A home-made wedding bread is a great gift for spouses to be from loving relatives. Ingredients To bake a traditional Ukrainian korovai prepare: flour – 7-9 …

Ukrainian wedding dress

Many of ancient wedding traditions came up to modern times. It goes not only about baking wedding bread or braid untwisting. Nowadays Ukrainian brides often choose traditional gowns not only to show their appreciation for national traditions but because this kind of style gives wide scope for variations. Traditional wedding dress in Ukraine An embroidered …

Ukrainian wedding bread korovai

Wedding ceremony is a wonderful and memorable event in each couple’s life. It takes a long time to properly get ready to this occasion. An important tradition is a wedding bread korovai. In ancient times it was considered to be a protective amulet for newlyweds. History and meaning Wedding korovai is not only delicious pastry, …

Famous actresses of Ukraine

Although Ukraine is full of talents the actresses born there prefer going abroad and become successful outside the country. But there are of course those who are happy to emphasize their Ukrainian origin even working in foreign projects. Maria Zankovetska (1854-1934) A Ukrainian actress and theatre worker, a prominent star of the XIX-XX centuries devoted …

Chicken borscht recipe

There are sometimes more debates around borscht than politics. Nobody actually knows what a Ukrainian borsch recipe is. Nowadays there are numerous: with fish, mushrooms, apples, spinach etc. The main rule says – it must be delicious. Lighter version No doubt red borscht with meat, tasty pampushky and tasty salo is eaten with great pleasure all …

Ukrainian vyshyvanka

Vyshyvanka is national Ukrainian clothing which has lately become popular not only inside the country but also abroad. One can more often see Hollywood celebrities wearing this outfit not only in the streets but also to social events. History According to Herodotus the Skythians used to brighten their outfit with different symbols. Silver plaques with …

Ukrainian rushnyk

Rushnyk plays a unique role in culture of Ukraine. The handmade embroidered towel can tell everything about Ukrainian people – about history and traditions, about joys and sorrows, about art and mystery, about hospitality and faith, about generosity and entirety of Ukrainian soul. Meaning So, what is the meaning of Ukrainian rushnyk and why is …

Kharkiv National Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University is one of the best universities for medicine in Ukraine. Review KNMU was established in 1804 as a Medical Faculty of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. The great opening took place in January 1805. In 1920, it was reorganized into the Kharkiv Medical Academy. Since 1951 KMNU has become an …