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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Hot Cabbage Soup

This classic hearty soup is similar to famous borscht and is very rich in nutrients. Plus, it tastes heavenly. This soup is just what you need in a gloomy winter day!
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 lamb shanks
  • 1 tbsp leeks, chopped
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 2 beef or vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • Water, 3 cups
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage


Combine water, lamb, pepper, bouillon cubes and salt in a pot. Cook on low heat until the meat gets soft.

Add parsley, leeks, carrots, potatoes to the pot. Cook until potatoes and carrots get soft.

Add cabbage to the pot and boil for 5-10 min until the cabbage is cooked properly. Reduce the heat.

Serve hot along with sauces and pepper.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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