Vkusno i Polezno: Autumn in the City

The October issue of Vkusno i Polezno magazine looks at autumn in the city. Summer finished long ago, everyone has returned from their vacation or travels and the holiday season has ended. Autumn is the time for get-togethers with friends and partying in pleasant company. Vkusno i Polezno recommends the following dishes: baked ham, sparkling punch, a simple appetizer and salads based on recipes in the magazine. And, of course, traditional dishes from cabbage, including cabbage schnitzel, classic sauerkraut and also Shchi — traditional Russian cabbage soup.

Also in this issue:

The magazine’s head chef, Konstantin Zhuk, offers simple lessons for making meat dumplings, ravioli and steamed buns by hand; the finer points of preparing pastas and the sauces that go with them; baking with apples: testing pies and deserts.

Every issue of Vkusno i Polezno contains the best recipes submitted by bloggers and readers, a plat du jour and tips from a nutritionist.

Commercials supporting the October issue will run on the Yeda (Food), Telecafe and Kukhnya (Kitchen) TV channels and on Romantika radio. The Woman.ru portal will provide Internet support.

The issue went on sale Oct. 1.