Vodka and Food Pairings
I am hosting an event that revolves around Russian vodka and am looking for some creative hors d'oeuvres ideas. Caviar is already part of the menu (in abundance) but I was thinking perhaps something with a little Russian Fusion? Any thoughts or ideas?
some quick ideas that come to mind are mini blinis with creme fraiche and chives, mini potato pancakes, poached salmon, (if you have them) little cups of borcht.
I think you could do a handful of amuse bouche and it'd be kinda cool.
when I was in Russia, nothing was fusion, though you could try some interesting combos of perogies...
smoked fish: salmon, sablefish
manti (meat dumplings like potsticker's)
Piroshki (baked meat pie in short pastry) served room temp
Here's a thread I started after a very lovely and filling party attended at a Russian home with loads of authentic eats and delicious vodka:
tiny fingerling potatoes served as twice-baked
phyllo triangles stuffed with duxelles
black bread smeared with radish cream cheese
chicken kiev, but use tenders