This is a genuine Russian beet and cabbage soup recipe, easy, delicious and heartwarming. Beef, cabbage, beets, potatoes, and no strange additions or "shortcuts" you find in many borscht soups today - Borscht is so popular, that it was even eaten by Soviet cosmonauts in space. Classic Russian Beet Borscht Recipe (Борщ)
Bialy Barszcz (Polish White Borscht) The recipe for this Polish Easter soup calls for fresh horseradish, but it works just as well with the prepared version. This recipe first appeared in our April 2012 issue along with Melissa Pasanen's story Easter Comfort.