How about a drink to start? Make this with our very own potato-based LIV vodka.
2 oz. LIV vodka
1 oz. fresh lime juice
Good ginger beer
Combine vodka and lime juice in a highball glass with ice. Top with ginger beer and lime wedge. Go ahead, have two.
Serves six to eight.
3 cups boiled, peeled, diced waxy potatoes
You know how when you order food in a restaurant and you wait and wait and wait and it’s been like 45 minutes, so then you get up to use the loo and lo and behold, your food arrives at the table? That’s what this column is about. Eastern European food. The hearty, heavy, frigid-weather cuisine that keeps the Georgians and Hungarians and their neighbors fortified during long miserable winters.