In this blog, you will find recipes used in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean for centuries. The recipes and tips are classic, yet easy to make. Their simple flavors are virtually identical to that of my grandmother's cooking. We also have descriptive articles about family fun and tourist attractions in Las Vegas,a wonderful place to be!!!
Maslenitsa (Russian Pancake Week) is a holiday is celebrated the 7th week before Russian Easter. This year 2011, Maslenitsa celebrations are taking place Feb. 28th through March 6. The symbol of Maslenitsa is pancakes - round, golden and warm, they represent the sun and the welcoming of spring. People enjoy the time with carnivals, food (lots of blini/Russian pancakes), fist fights, bear shows, sleigh-riding, sledding, snowball battles, visiting and re-connecting with your family and friends.