The Special Cuisines class at Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast invites the community to join its students, faculty and staff for an á la carte Russian dinner, “The Russian Experience,” on April 5. Community members will get the opportunity to sample traditional Russian fare while supporting students, as they showcase their culinary talents. There will be five courses.
Russian Blini- Caviar, smoked salmon and pickled herring bedded on a baby pancake
Lenivye Bareniki- Cheese dumplings fried in butter and served with two dipping sauces
Canape Sampler- Crab salad on toast, beet root relish on rye bread, chicken liver with bacon pate on toast
Borscht- A rich beet and veggie puree topped with sour cream
Solianka- Veal, ham, and kielbasa sausage
Fresh Spring Salad
Sauerkraut and Cranberries
Served with Medovik (Honey Bread)
Kids menu: chicken strips with French fries
Bef Stroganov (Beef Stroganoff)- Classically prepared with strips of beef tenderloin in a mushroom and onion sauce served alongside fried potato slices and sautéed green beans
Morskoj Jazyks (Sole with vodka sauce and caviar)- Seasoned sole fillets in a creamy herb sauce on a bed of white rice with pan fried zucchini
Kotlety Pojarskie (Chicken Burgers)- An open face sandwich of ground chicken breast seasoned with herbs resting on Russian style slaw served with red potatoes fried in bacon
Veterian Pelmeni- Russian ravioli filled with cheese in a garlic wine sauce, adding a splash of color to this dish will be the veggie ragout and steamed broccoli
Baked cheesecake with fresh berries and a raspberry sauce
Mini Blueberry Pies-
Crimean (Apricot Cream Delight)
Dinners are open to the public. They are located on Ivy Tech’s Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) in the Hospitality Room (enter door 24 on the north side of the building). Cost is $20 per person, cash or check only.
Reservations are taken for times between 5 and 6:30 p.m. and must be made at least 24 hours in advance. To make a reservation, call the Special Cuisines line at 260-480-2002.
For the complete dinner schedule, visit IvyTech.edu/northeast/dinners.