[Sca-cooks] back from war - siege cooking

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Sun Feb 22 05:10:51 PST 2009

> What's a "Zakuska" table?
> Thanks,
>   Stefan

It's a snack table or smorgasbord.  The word derives from the Russian verb 
"zakusit'," "to take a small bite."  It's unclear just when the practice 
developed, but I suspect the modern Zakuska table dates from the 18th 
Century when Russia began to embrace European modernity.


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