[Sca-cooks] "Zakuska" table

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Mon Feb 23 06:31:42 PST 2009

On Feb 23, 2009, at 8:55 AM, Susan Lin wrote:

> sorry, I do not often read email on the weekend.
> The term "zakuska" became popular as Stefan said in the late 1700 -
> 1800.  It was put out before the meal.  It could be a cold table or
> hot or a combination.
> As it was described by a Russian friend - it is the meal before the
> meal.  Full of little bites.

I always thought of it as Russian tapas.


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when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's  
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