Our Tour Leader, Taras, is not just great at making sure you have an amazing experience while on tour, he is also a Ukrainian food specialist and master chef in the kitchen!
Discover Ukrainian cuisine, try Taras’ mouthwatering recipes and check out his two best-selling cookbooks! Read more about Taras here.
Today, Taras shows us some wholesome fall recipes to make with your harvest and serve on your Thanksgiving table!
Join Taras as he cooks up some delicious Pumpkin soup, and “Banosh”, a wholesome cornmeal dish from the Carpathian Mountains. Served with sour cream, crumbly cheese and bacon bits, this unique dish from the mountains will fill you with warmth!
Keep reading for our recipes for:
1) Pumpkin Soup
2) Banosh (Cornmeal)
See the full cooking class video for both recipes here.
Ukrainian cuisine is a delicious combination of traditions, history, and the abundance of our land’s natural wealth. Historically, Ukrainian cuisine and all the dishes we cook day-to-day combine many cultural and culinary influences from various European countries, whilst also being unique in themselves.
Christmas & Easter are beloved celebrations not only in Ukraine, but all around the world. These days are special, as they bring entire families together. Christmas Eve dinner usually consists of 12 traditional dishes – Taras lays out his favourite 12 Christmas dishes in this holiday cookbook, followed by a guide for the essential elements for your Easter basket. Enjoy traditions, holiday recipes, and time spent with family – cooking with Taras’ Kitchen!