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Recipes From Afar: How to Make Belarusian Blini

May 6, 2020
Homemade blini folded into a triangle

Our writer shares this very doable, delicious method for cooking up your own blini … with one surprise ingredient. When I was teaching English in Belarus, blini quickly became my favorite local dish. Many people compare them to crepes, but blini are older than crepes! They originated during the Middle Ages in what is now Russia, and are now a savory alternative to crepes. As Belarus was long…

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Recipes from Afar: How to Make Limoncello

June 1, 2017

      Recipes from Afar: Limoncello, Florence

Glass of limoncello with recipe and photo of Florence.
All photos courtesy of Stephanie Andrews

Limoncello: It’s a tummy tamer, an after-dinner delight. Italy’s liquid courage. Behold the power of lemons and their ability to quickly turn your evening into a whirling dervish if you aren’t careful. This isn’t something you knock back like a pint,…