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      January 8, 2019

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  • Alina
    May 3, 2014

    Hello Natasha,
    I love every cake you make!!! Just divine! πŸ™‚ but there is one cake I can’t figure out to make πŸ™ was wondering if a baking master like you can do one!? I am sure you can. It’s a delicious light cake loved by many Russian/Ukrainian folks maybe you’ve tasted it…called tuxedo truffle mousse cake. I would be GLAD to see it on your website! My birthday is coming up and wanted to request it from you!! πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      May 3, 2014

      I don’t have a recipe for that cake but if I find one, I’ll be sure to share it πŸ™‚ Reply

  • ilene king
    April 23, 2014

    coconut coleslaw Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      April 23, 2014

      Ilene, have you tried the coconut coleslaw I have posted? Reply

  • Esther Moseichuk
    April 20, 2014

    Hey Natasha! Just wanted to thank you for this blog. Every time I open your website, my tabs add up with all the awesome recipes I wanna try and your recipes never fail. I’m newly married and know almost nothing about cooking yet you make it so easy. So thank you a ton πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      April 21, 2014

      I’m so happy you are enjoying the site. It’s comments like yours that make me want to cook and post more! πŸ™‚ God bless you in all your cooking adventures! πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Cristina
    March 30, 2014

    New Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe the best ones!! Reply

  • Cristina
    March 28, 2014

    Vanilla Cupcakes Reply

  • Allie
    March 27, 2014

    Perfect vanilla cupcakes Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 27, 2014

      Thank you so much Allie! πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Dora
    March 10, 2014

    Love your recipes! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 10, 2014

      Thanks Dora!! And thank you for visiting my blog πŸ˜‰ Reply

  • Olga
    February 26, 2014

    Chicken plov in rice cooker Reply

  • jessica
    February 11, 2014

    yummy Reply

  • David
    February 8, 2014

    Hi Natasha,
    I just tried to make your mashed potato pancakes for my family and failed miserably. It seams that when I tried to form them they just fell apart. When I put them in the flour and tried to pick them up they fell apart. When I tried to turn them over in the pan they fell apart. What did I do wrong? Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      February 9, 2014

      What was the consistency of your mashed potatoes before you started to turn them into patties? Did you happen to use boxed mashed potatoes? Thought I’d ask πŸ˜‰ Reply

      • David
        February 12, 2014

        Hi Natasha
        No I did not use potato’s from a box (My wife does not believe in anything that is processed). The potato’s were the consistency of mashed potato’s (they stuck to a spoon). They were left overs from a few nights before? I did make your regular potato pancakes, and they were awesome!! Reply

        • Natasha
          natashaskitchen
          February 13, 2014

          I just wanted to be sure :). I’m not sure why that would be. It’s so hard to say without being there. I do have 2 recipes for mashed potato pancakes. Which one did you try? https://natashaskitchen.com/?s=mashed+potato+pancakes Reply

          • David
            February 15, 2014

            I made the first recipe called “easy mashed potato pancakes”. I will however try the other recipe, one day when we have some extra mashed potato’s. Thank you!

  • Robin
    January 26, 2014

    Idea for tomorrow night. Reply

  • RoseAnne
    January 19, 2014

    Here’s the recipe πŸ™‚ Reply

  • mary uhelski
    January 13, 2014

    great food Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      January 14, 2014

      Thanks Mary πŸ™‚ Reply

  • December 25, 2013

    Hi Natasha,

    I have really enjoyed your recipes and the information on your site. I would to have you featured on Essential Pieces Magazine. Please contact me via email and/or 601-709-9577 Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      December 25, 2013

      Hi Ashley! I wasn’t able to open your Essential Pieces Magazine page. That sounds very cool! Can you tell me a little more about it? Reply

  • Inna
    October 30, 2013

    Hi Natasha! Your blog is awesome! I have mentioned that every time I coment on your recipes. I have a question, why for some reason when I add a recipe from your blog to zip list it doesn’t have a picture. I just love zip list and I like to save my favorite recipes. For example the baked salmon recipe doesn’t have a pic and some other. Sorry if its a weird question. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      October 30, 2013

      It’s a perfectly valid question. I’ll send an email to ziplist. That seems weird. Thanks Inna!! πŸ™‚ Reply

      • Inna
        October 31, 2013

        Looks like some are fixed but some aren’t like the parsley rice recipe. Sorry if I am annoying. Reply

        • Natasha
          natashaskitchen
          October 31, 2013

          Were they fixed after you cleared your browsing history? I haven’t changed anything on my end since I don’t see anything unusual when I open the page. I’m not sure what else could be causing it, but thank you so much for letting me know! I really appreciate it. Reply

  • ana zinat
    October 28, 2013

    Hi, I am new in your website. I like your Kiev cake recipe. I have a question. If I assemble the cake one day ahead of the serving day, how could the meringue keep crunchy for the serving day? Could you please tell me? My meringue became soft and soggy on the serving day.
    Thanks Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      October 28, 2013

      I haven’t had that happen with mine. I heard that butter cream increases the longevity of this cake. I’ve been thinking to post a new Kiev Cake with butter cream, its on my list. Reply

  • liuda
    October 24, 2013

    Well my family is from Moldova, and somehow i found your site and i love it,my husband is vegan the rest of us mostly, we usually like to be un the healthy side so i just want to say that u got some great recipes good job !!!! πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      October 24, 2013

      Thank you Liuda for your sweet comment :). Reply

  • Larisa
    October 4, 2013

    hello, Natasha! I just wanted to thank you for such hard work and amazing job on your website! I have tried many recipes and all come out better than I imagined. All credit goes to you!
    I wanted to ask you if you could post Thanksgiving recipes if you had some… Also, I am Bulgarian and we love feta πŸ™‚ Do you have any recipes with feta (besides salads)? …. Thanks a lot! God bless! πŸ˜‰ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      October 4, 2013

      I love feta too but I don’t have any recipes currently with feta cheese. I’ll see what I can do. I’m so glad you enjoy the recipes on my blog πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Aimee
    September 18, 2013

    Hi Natasha,

    My husband is Russian (from Kazakhstan) and I’ve enjoyed learning through your site, how to cook more Russian recipes. I’m not of Slavic decent but have many friends in California who are. (Thus, how I met my husband. :)) We moved from Sacramento, CA to Salt Lake City, UT nearly 2 years ago. There’s not a very big Russian community here, as compared to Sacramento. I have 2 little boys ,we are Christian and I work nights as a Respiratory Therapist. So I feel I can relate to you quite a bit! Thanks for sharing your experiences and recipes. I really enjoy your site! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      September 18, 2013

      HI Aimee, welcome to the blog πŸ™‚ Learning the Slavic cuisine is a great culinary adventure. I hope you are enjoying it! πŸ™‚ It’s so nice to meet you through this blog and yes, it sounds like we have a lot in common!! Reply

  • karen
    August 11, 2013

    Could you please work on doing a section on dairy free recipes and intolerances, especially the puds. I know there is a lot of interest in this and any new recipes and ideas would be appreciated, thanks πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 11, 2013

      That’s a great idea. I’ll add it to my to-do list. I’m sure I have plenty of dairy free recipes, I just haven’t categorized them that way. Gluten free would also be a good one πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Kei
    July 23, 2013

    Can you please tell me approximately how many quarts you use in your peach preserves? Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      July 23, 2013

      Once they are pitted, peeled and sliced, it’s about 20-22 cups of peaches. I filled my pot and measured πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Lilly
    July 23, 2013

    Hi Natasha,
    Where can I order pelmeni mold, oreshnitsa, trubochki mold? I live in CA and would like to order somewhere local rather then directly from Russia. Thanks!
    Lilly Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      July 23, 2013

      Check the shop tab at the top. I have all 3 of those things there from Amazon. Reply

  • Anna
    March 14, 2013

    P.S. My attempt at Kiyevskiy cake based on your recipe was successful from the very first time πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 14, 2013

      Thank you Anna :). Reply

  • Anna
    March 14, 2013

    Natasha, visiting your website, or FB, or Instagram, etc, it soon becomes quite clear that what you do is appreciated by MANY. I am just one of those “many” and I, too, would like to say a big THANK YOU for sharing all of this priceless, glorious, delicious gooness with us. As a child of immigrant parents and growing up in a subculture here in US it was always a bit challenging (to say the least) to “measure-up” to the great and century-long standards of our mothers’ cooking. At times, with some recipies, it was almost impossible. I remember wanting to make that “Kiyevskiy” cake and failing (miserably) every time, having nothing but wasted ingredients and disappointment showing for all my sincere efforts and a day’s worth of toiling in the kitchen. Well, how could I not fail when the recipe given to me was often passed on by a precious, experienced russian lady who gave it all to me in russian, “measure 100g of this and 200g of that”, which meant she pretty much lost me at the part where she said “grams.” Also, needless to say, most of our cuisine was prepared by moms and grandmas who stayed home and often cooked dishes that would take a day or two to make or at least several hours (golubtsi, vareniki, etc). Although insanely delicious, also quite intimidating to our generation and pretty muchimpossible with our busy schedules that require juggling babies, full time work, church involvement and, often, school. Needless to say, as I observed my own journey and that of my peers and friends, I began to see a pattern of disappearing appeal of russian/ukrainian cooking for those like myself, because it was near impossible. Talk about a defeating feeling. The danger of this was not only lack of desire to attempt any type of exquisite cooking, it was also the tragedy of perhaps, eventually, loosing touch with our roots.

    And here came you and your site, at least into the lives of most of the russian/ukrainian girls that I know, those who were brought here (US) as little babies. You brought not just Ukrainian/Russian cuisine back into our lives, but you brought it in a way that speaks to us, a way that is accessible and doable and actually helps us achieve success from the first attempt at any of your recipies. Natasha, I will not hesitate to assume that I speak for many when I say that you brought the confidence of cooking into our lives. You brough us hope into our own ability to revive the rich roots of our culture and cuisine. You brought back the chance at the joy of cooking for our families and the feeling of deep satisfaction at simply being able to.

    Thank you. You are a pioneer and we are so grateful for your courage and a kind and genuine heart.

    Happily cooking,

    Anna Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 14, 2013

      Anna, that is just about the sweetest comment I’ve ever received. I was almost tearing up reading it. You have blessed me so much. Thanks for writing in. It means a lot to me. Dang, I’ve never thought of myself as a pioneer. I could get used to that! πŸ˜‰ lol. God bless you dear and It’s so nice to hear from you! -Natasha Reply

  • February 26, 2013

    Hi Natasha,
    Just served the Korolovsky cake for the Edgartown Library movie crowd. We’re showing “Russian Ark” tonight, and I thought the cake was appropriately regal for this beautiful film. They’re still watching the film, but the cake was a big hit!
    Thanks for the great recipes.
    Virginia Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      February 26, 2013

      That’s wonderful. Sounds like a beautiful event πŸ™‚ I’m so glad you all enjoyed it! Reply

  • Inga
    January 6, 2013

    Natasha, I love your site!! It helped me so much the last few months. I wanted to ask if you knew how to make a black poodle cake? I believe that’s what it is supposed to be called. Thank you!!! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      January 6, 2013

      I’ve never even heard of that! Is it a Russian/Ukrainian cake? What does it look like? Reply

  • Anna
    December 20, 2012

    You made me love to bake!! Keep up with the great recipes and God bless Reply

  • Natalya
    November 28, 2012

    Hello Natasha!
    You can try stuffing it with apples. Works very well. ;))) Reply

  • Irena
    September 2, 2012

    Π’Π°ΠΊ Π·Π°Π΄ΠΎΠ²ΠΎΠ»Π΅Π½ΠΈΠΉ Ρ‰ΠΎ я знайшов ваш вСбсайт. Π― народився Ρƒ Π‘Π΅Π»ΡŒΠ³Ρ–Ρ—. Обидва ΠΌΠΎΡ— Π±Π°Ρ‚ΡŒΠΊΠΈ Π±ΡƒΠ»ΠΈ ΡƒΠΊΡ€Π°Ρ—Π½ΡΡŒΠΊΡ–……..Π”ΡΠΊΡƒΡŽ… !!!! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      September 2, 2012

      Irena, welcome to the site! Reply

  • Alison Bukreyev
    August 30, 2012

    Hello Natasha,
    I love your recipes!!! Very easy to follow the steps, clear, and just absolutely perfect! Since you know a lot of Russian cuisine. Can you tell me what’s the Russian’s/Ukranian’s greasiest food? (for my nutrition class) Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 30, 2012

      Greasiest? Hmmm… I’d say anything that’s cooked in oil such as : https://natashaskitchen.com/2011/05/18/meat-piroshki-belyashi/ but even this is way healthier than going out and eating anything deep fried; since all your ingredients are from scratch and you only use the oil once rather than 500 times πŸ™‚ And, let me tell you these are amazingly good and they haven’t made me fat. lol. Reply

  • Karina
    August 25, 2012

    Hi Natasha,

    I was wondering do you have a recipe for making rullet c makham? I’ve always wanted to make one, but was always afraid to do it. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 25, 2012

      Hi Karina, I don’t have it posted yet, but I plan to. My mom makes the BEST rullet c makham. The dough is the same recipe as the buchty recipe; ultra soft. I don’t have a mak mix recipe posted yet, but I plan to also. Reply

      • Karina
        August 28, 2012

        Ok thank you so much! I can’t wait for it! Reply

  • Ira
    August 24, 2012

    I wanted to ask do you do crockpot recipes? if so do they have a certain category? I have started to use my crockpot more often, and looking for yummy recipes πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 25, 2012

      Hi Ira, I don’t have a category necessarily. These are the only two recipes I have posted using a crock pot. I’m working on adding more because I love using the crockpot too. Reply

      • Ira
        September 1, 2012

        Thank You, Cannot wait! Reply

  • August 19, 2012

    Hey Natasha!!! I am so excited to have discovered your site… My husband is Ukrainian, and his mom cooks the most wonderful food! I just perused through your previous posts and so many pictures looked just like what she makes at home! Can’t wait to try out your recipes πŸ™‚ The only Ukrainian type inspired post I’ve done so far on my blog is homemade Kombucha tea that my mother-in-law makes, we just started our own. She calls is Chai Kvass, just delicious πŸ™‚ Can’t wait to see what your blog brings in the future! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 19, 2012

      Welcome to the site Lauren, I hope that you will find some new favorites πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Mary
    August 8, 2012

    Hi Natasha,
    My sister told me about your website and I love it. Everything I had made from your website turned out to be AMAZING and I am a first timer in the kitchen but I think I am doing pretty good thanks to you:) I do have a question, do you know and good cake pop recipes? I have been looking forever for a good one and gave up but I know if u post one up its gonna be a good one. Hope you can some time:) Thanks. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 9, 2012

      Mary I have one from my cousin that is the Russian version of cake pops. It sounds amazing but I haven’t tested it yet. Reply

  • Kristy
    August 2, 2012

    I was wondering would you happen to know any good recipe for “chocolate kielbasa”? it’s a Russian dessert usually made out of sweet store bought cookies crumbled, condensed milk, butter, cocoa you can add walnuts or coconut it’s optional and you freeze it before serving it. Ever hear of such dessert? Reply

  • Oksana
    August 1, 2012

    Hi Natsha, I just got married 1 month ago and I was so worried about cooking for my husband, because he is Ukrainian and he loves to eat traditional Russian/Ukrainian food. I found your site through olgasflavorfactory, and I love both of your sites so much! I cook something new almost everyday and my husband just loves my cooking and cannot get enough of it πŸ˜€ Thank you so much for posting Russian/Ukraine recipes. Oh and I just love the fact that that you put God first, it’s just amazing!! God bless your family and your site!!

    With Kindness,
    Oksana Mitityuk πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 1, 2012

      Welcome to the site πŸ™‚ Reply

  • kerrie
    July 24, 2012

    hi natash just love your web site the way you take picture for the recipes I was just wondering if you have a recipe for munte (the steamed pumpkin ones )me and my sister inlaw would love to make these …. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      July 24, 2012

      Hi Kerrie, thank you very much for the complement. Currently I don’t have any recipes for munte, but you got me curious. I will look in to that πŸ™‚ Reply

  • inna
    July 18, 2012

    hi natasha! i love all your recipes and went looking for a true russian kapusniak recipe and couldn’t find it. do you by chance ever fix that dish? if so, how ? thanks! Reply

    • inna
      July 18, 2012

      updated my email this time. innalopatyuk@gmail.com Reply

      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        July 18, 2012

        please resubscribe with the new email and it will send you a confirmation. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      July 18, 2012

      My mom has a good recipe for one, so I will make one soon and post it. πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Alyona
    June 23, 2012

    Hi Natasha, Thank you so much for your wonderful recipes! You make my weekly meal planning easier:) I was wondering if you knew of any similar type of blog but for toddler meals, where they explain and how pictures like you do? I have 1.5 yr old who is very picky eater and i’m having a hard time finding meals for her. Any advice? Thank you!!! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      June 23, 2012

      I don’t know any off the top but I’ll ask my sisters if they know of any. Reply

  • May 29, 2012

    I was going to make the Meat Pirsohki recipe but unless I am missing something there is an error:

    The ingredients calls for 4c plus two tbs of flour. But the instructions in the bread mixer section say that it is 2c plus two tbs. It does say “divided” but I see no mention of how to divide. Is this for the extra flour to dust the cutting board.

    Thanks Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      May 29, 2012

      Check step 1. “add the ingredients in the following order: Oil, water, 2 cups flour, salt, sugar, 2 cups + 2 tbsp flour*, yeast.

      The salt and sugar is between the 4 cups of flour. Reply

  • Evelin
    May 8, 2012

    You have the best recipes Natasha!!!Love your website soo much!!! God bless you much!!! Reply

  • Irina
    April 30, 2012

    Hello Natasha πŸ™‚
    I was wondering what kind of meat
    you put on the sandwhich on the
    picture of Ana’s baby shower 7? Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      April 30, 2012

      Irina, it’s smoked salmon from Costco; they now have one with cracked peppers on the edges πŸ™‚ It’s good, but a little pricey in my frugal opinion. Reply

      • Irina
        April 30, 2012

        Thank-you! πŸ™‚ Reply

  • Valerie
    April 23, 2012

    Hi Natasha!

    Where can i buy sorrel ? I went to Albertsons Haggans, they didnt even know what it is. Ah, i so wanted to make the sorel soup. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      April 23, 2012

      They usually have it at the specialty type stores and also check farmers markets. If you plant it, it re-grows every year. Reply

  • Gulyana
    April 18, 2012

    Natasha, I love your website, you do a great job and your recipes have saved me not once! Do you know any recipes with turnip (Ρ€Π΅Π΄ΡŒΠΊΠ°)? Thank you so much and God bless you πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      April 18, 2012

      Hi Gulyana, I’ve never worked with turnips before. I guess that’s going on my list :). Thank you and God bless you too! Reply

  • Aleonka
    April 5, 2012

    Hello Natasha, Thank you for the website, and for all of your ammmmy….. recipes!
    I was reading comments for Boccone Dolce Cake Recipe, and came to notice that you been talking to a girl name Anastasia. And she mentioned that she also has her own cooking website. I have looked her website online, however, no luck…
    If it’s no problem for you, could you give me a hint a name of her website. I would really appriciate any help, thank you again!
    And if you don’t mind me asking… which state are you living in? You sometimes post some places to go and visit, for example (cafe….) and i’m sure in what state it’s located….
    Thank you,
    Aleona. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      April 5, 2012

      Hi Aleona πŸ™‚ I live in Idaho (Boise/Meridian/Nampa Area is what I usually post about). Anastasia had a typo in her website name. I fixed it. It’s actually: mamarazzimadness.blogspot.com Reply

      • Aleonka
        April 5, 2012

        Thank you, and i live in Denver, Co…. Nice to meet you…. I have been meaning to write to you earlier, but did not had time. I just want to ask a question, between being a mom and doing medical school, where do you fine a time to keep the blog going? As far as i know you do cook the food before you posted, online, right?
        Aleona. Reply

        • Natasha
          natashaskitchen
          April 5, 2012

          Yes it is difficult to keep it up. Everything takes longer because of the photography (backgrounds, lighting, presentation) and documenting the steps, etc,. It all takes lots of time. I guess I make it a priority. My program keeps me super busy, but I feel like I’ve had a life outside of school because I have kept my priorities straight (or I’ve tried to!). :)Of course, yes I do cook the food myself. Many times I cook with my hubby which is always a huge help! He is my hero with the blog because he sometimes even posts a couple on his own! He does the majority of the photo editing and helps me behind the scenes. He’s wonderful. I am blessed to have such a husband πŸ™‚  Reply

          • Aleonka
            April 5, 2012

            Glad to hear that, and thank you and your hubby for doing such a great job. My sisters sugested your site, and i’m glad they did.
            Keep up a good work, and many blessings.
            Aleona.

          • Natasha
            natashaskitchen
            April 5, 2012

            Welcome to the site πŸ™‚ God bless you as well. Hope you find some new favorite recipes!

  • March 30, 2012

    Sure. What are your contacts? Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 30, 2012

      I will email you πŸ™‚ Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      April 6, 2012

      Liana, I received the tea today and have already tried a couple. I’m loving this summer peach tea as I type. It’s perfect! Thank you so much! Reply

  • March 30, 2012

    I think that Rooibos Tropica would be close to tropical taste instead of berry (the one we have). But I can definitely send you these ones. Is peach tranquility a black tea? What is your preference among the teas? Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 30, 2012

      I like herbal and black tea, but the peach one I have is herbal, but too weak, so maybe peach black tea would be better? Reply

  • March 30, 2012

    Yes, we do sell teas. Our teas are similar to Teavana’s but not all of them are exactly the same. For example, Teavana makes its own blends and it means they have their own recipes for them. But teas that come without fruits and flavors (pure white, green, black, oolong teas) are the same. We carry a large variety of more than 200 different teas, which many of them we blend ourselves. The favorites of course, depend on people’s personal preference. I just love the following: Pomegranate Green, Mango Tango, Cafe Caribbean, Summer Peach, Snowberry, Annie’s Secret Garden, Rooibos Berry, Lemon Blast, Roses’s Tea Room, Earl Grey Fancy, etc. If you would like to try something, I will be more than happy to send it to you. Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 30, 2012

      I’m currently hooked on Teavana, but that’s only because I’m kinda stubborn to try new things. My favorites at Teavana are Rooibos Tropica mixed with Jasmine Dragon Pearls. Would that be the same as rooibos berry plus the jasmine dragon phoenix pears that you have? I’d love to see how it compares. I also really like their peach tranquility; that’s probably similar to your summer peach. I’d love to try those! Reply

      • Elena
        November 25, 2013

        Natasha,

        I tried to bake Finnish Meringue Cookies and they didn’t came out right.
        The white filling was liquid and didn’t stay on the dough. It was hard to roll. How did you make 32 coolies? What I did wrong?

        Thank you,
        Elena Reply

        • Natasha
          natashaskitchen
          November 25, 2013

          It sounds like you need to beat your egg white mixture longer. Was the bowl that you beat the egg whites in super clean and dry? Also, it works best if the egg whites are at room temperature. Reply

  • March 29, 2012

    Hi Natasha,
    I have been your “secret” fan for almost half a year already. Your site taught me soo much! Thank you for all the wonderful recipes! Truly, can not have enough of it… I always check out for the new recipes. I just love to experiment too. Usually, everything comes out right the first time (thanks to your detailed directions and pictures). I spread the word as much as I can because I enjoy your website. It is a great vision you have about this blog. Surely, a LOT of work. May God bless you richly and give you strength to continue, so others may be blessed the way I am!
    Liana Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 29, 2012

      Liana, thank you so much!! I always love to hear from my readers and am blessed by your comments. I see you have a tea website. I love tea! What is your absolute favorite from your website? How does it compare to teavana? Reply

  • Keri
    March 13, 2012

    Hey Natasha my daughter and a group of three other kids are studing about Russia and they have have to cook some kind of Russian food. I figured a dessert would probably be easiest do you have any suggestions? The easier the better:)
    Thanks
    Keri Reply

  • Simona Stan
    January 30, 2012

    Ciao Natasha,

    I love your recipes.
    My name is Simona I was born in Romania and I live in Sydney Australia.

    I came across your site when I was searching for the Russian Neapolitan cake. I have a friend from Moldova who asked if I know how to cook this cake.

    I am happy to have found your site.

    Kind Regards,

    Simona Stan Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      January 31, 2012

      Welcome to the site! It’s awesome to know there are people here from all over the world! πŸ™‚ Reply

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