Okroshka – Russian summer soup

My wife is Russian. One day recently, she said: “Let’s have Okroshka for supper.” I was left scratching my head. Of course, I had heard of Borscht, but other than that I really didn’t know too many Russian soups. Turns out this one is quite interesting because the soup’s liquid base is Kvass, a uniquely… [Read More]

Varicose Veins

“This summer things will be different. I will be happily wearing shorts and skirts with bare legs, rather than trousers. Not because I’ve lost weight, but because I’ve had my varicose veins treated.” /Patient/