• Just Slavic Things: Having a Sit by the Samovar

    Enjoy this excerpt from our upcoming cookbook, More Than Borsch. The word samovar means “self-boiler” and is an integral part of tea making and drinking. A samovar-like implement with a central tube covered in soot was discovered in Azerbaijan dating back to the 2nd century BC, but samovars weren’t widely manufactured until the 18th century, […]

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