In English, the word horilka means Ukrainian vodka distilled with red chili pepper. But in Ukraine, horilka is not only that drink, but any vodka, including the home-brewed one known as samohon, or moonshine. Usually, wheat or rye is used to produce ...
Salo is what solid animal fat is called in Ukrainian and Russian. It develops as a result of over feeding. The most commonly eaten is pork salo, whether fresh, salted, smoked (as bacon), melted (“smalets”), braised, or fried (cracklings). Salo is ...