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Unorthodox Napoleon cake on Orthodox Russian Christmas

This Napoleon cake is rather unorthodox and, quite frankly, the result was spectacular. The cake looks exuberant; it’s lighter and more complex with its different layers of sweetness and tartness.

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Bread & Butter a la russe

Buterbrod means an open sandwich in Russian, from butter and bread in German. Buterbrody are eaten for breakfast (with salami and cheese), accompaniment for lunch and dinner (ha!), vodka chaser and even, as was the case in my family, an