The Authentic Ukrainian Kitchen

Recipes from a Native Chef
by Yevhen Klopotenko

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Celebrate Ukraine’s independent spirit and unique culture in 100 recipes from the “powerhouse” chef “on the frontlines of defending democracy” (José Andrés, World Central Kitchen).

Now, more than ever, Ukrainian cuisine and culture deserve to be known around the world. Here, Yevhen Klopotenko shares modern recipes for the dishes that...
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Published By Voracious

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 288

Publication Date 05/14/2024

ISBN 9780316559393

Dimensions 8.25 inches x 10.6 inches

“Yevhen is a powerhouse: You can feel his presence when he walks in the room. He is one of the chefs who is not only feeding the few at his restaurant, he is feeding the many of Ukraine. The recipes in this book are the recipes of the people, by a man who is on the frontlines of defending democracy.”

— Chef José Andrés, Founder of World Central Kitchen

“Today more than ever the world needs to learn about Ukraine, and what better way to do so than through the country’s delicious food. These recipes are a brilliant introduction to the classics as well as regional gems, with a perfect balance of personal and historical insight. This book will take its prideful place on my bookshelf next to other wonderful Ukrainian titles from Olia Hercules and Anna Voloshyna.”

— Alissa Timoshkina, author of Salt and Time and co-founder of the #cookforukraine campaign

"Chef Yevhen Klopotenko aims to bring 'real Ukrainian cuisine out of hiding' with this treasury of 100 recipes."

— Epicurious

"With one of the country's most beloved chefs as your guide, let this book introduce you to the comforting, flavorful dishes of Ukraine's regional cooking."

— Food & Wine

"MasterChef Ukraine winner and restaurateur Klopotenko celebrates Ukrainian cuisine both old and restrictive, with rules against using herbs and spices other than salt and pepper, and modern and innovative, in which borsch and rye bread take on new forms and flavors."

— Booklist