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  • noun Plural form of zakuska.

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Examples

  • Over at NPR, I have a guided tour of Russian hors d’oeuvres, called zakuski, each as unsubtle, garlicky and brined as you should expect from my husband’s pickled-crazed people.

    mighty russian morsels | smitten kitchen

  • Over at NPR, I have a guided tour of Russian hors d’oeuvres, called zakuski, each as unsubtle, garlicky and brined as you should expect from my husband’s pickled-crazed people.

    smitten kitchen | mighty russian morsels | print template

  • The restaurant has also a "rumochnaya" (standing-room-only cafe) decorated in the 20th century style where you can sample a variety of vodkas with traditional Russian 'zakuski' snacks.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • The restaurant has also a "rumochnaya" (standing-room-only cafe) decorated in the 20th century style where you can sample a variety of vodkas with traditional Russian 'zakuski' snacks.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • I do, however, take a leaf out of Georgian housewives' books and look to zakuski for inspiration when creating a cocktail-hour menu.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • While I've read a lot about zakuski, I have never hosted such a dining event probably because I do not have the stomach to wash down shots of vodka between mouthfuls of food.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • While the above recipe is a great way to end the night, a fabulous way to start a dinner party is with dips and pâtés or elements from zakuski, a Georgian tradition of small plates of contrasting temperatures and textures.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • We have ‘borrowed’ many dishes from our mighty Eastern neighbours here in Estonia, so black bread, eggplant caviar, pickled everything, and various zakuski are really popular here.

    mighty russian morsels | smitten kitchen

  • Just read an article about Russian zakuski and it all became clear.

    summer loving | smitten kitchen

  • He likes to wash down his appetizers — what the Russians call zakuski, which are often the tastiest part of a meal — with a couple of shots of vodka, and to end his repast with a cognac from Dagestan, a province in Russia's troubled northern Caucasus.

    The Accidental Autocrat

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