Vodka Balls! Borscht! Here's the Russian Food Festival's Full Menu
Bring your appetite for blinis, borsht and Baltika beer because Boise's annual Russian Food Festival is going down Friday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church.
I heartily recommend the crisp chebureki (pictured above, far right), but here's the full menu for your perusal:
RUSSIAN FOOD FESTIVAL MENU:
ENTREES Beef Stroganoff with rice or noodles (the stroganoff is gluten free) Shish Kebab (2 skewers) with rice SIDE DISHES Russian Crepes filled with beef and mushrooms or homemade cottage cheese Piroshki - filled with meat, cabbage, or apples and dried fruit Stuffed Peppers Chebureki - spiced meat or potato filled pockets SALADS Spicy Carrot Salad Mushroom Zakuson - Russian style marinated mushrooms Vinaigrette (beets, carrots, potatoes, sweet onion, cabbage, and pickles) Cabbage Salad SOUP Vegetarian Borscht DESSERTS Napoleon Cake (layered puff pastry with vanilla patisserie cream) Medovik (honey cake) Oreshki (caramel and almond filled cookies) Anastasia's Coffee Shariki (vodka balls) Apple Strudel with walnuts and raisins Baklava Mad Ivan's Honey Vodka Mix DRINKS Baltika Beer Bottled water or soda