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Borscht recipe, by Oksana Chadaieva

Updated Oct 21, 2020 at 9:43 AM EST

To the uninitiated, borscht is a humble, reddish beet soup, often served with a generous dollop of sour cream on top. But in its simplicity is a cultural significance that transcends borders, one that could create a culinary spat between Ukraine and Russia. Read the story

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To the uninitiated, borscht is a humble, reddish beet soup, often served with a generous dollop of sour cream on top. But in its simplicity is a cultural significance that transcends borders, one that could create a culinary spat between Ukraine and Russia.