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Commission original, organic and relevant content for your brochure, promotional collateral, or website on historical, cultural, and culinary aspects of your destination or brand.

I can also provide discerning reviews of travel guides, accommodation, cruises, and guided excursions.



Partner with me for food-related content including original features, recipe development, and sponsored posts for your product.

I also review select restaurants, culinary tour operators and schools, and cookbooks.


Lifestyle & History

Subject to mutual availability, I am a private guide and public lecturer for tour and specialty groups. Some of my topics include the cuisines of Russia and the Caucuses, the Russian Revolutions of 1917, Russian history and literature, and European Royalty.

I am also available to research and create custom content for your brand or product.


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Maslenitsa and Pancakes

Buttery Blini for Russian Maslenitsa

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Break out your crepe pan! It’s Maslenitsa, Russia’s raucous and riotous Shrovetide! A weeklong carnival before Orthodox Lent begins, whose origins and traditions, including its signature pancakes, are much older.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Longevity Noodles

Longevity Noodles for the Lunar New Year

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Longevity Noodles are easy to assemble, infinitely flexible, redolent with the flavors and symbolism of Chinese New Year, with a pleasing ratio of effort to reward: perfectly suited to the…
The history of Russia’s iconic New Year’s dish: Salad Olivier

Salad Olivier: The Centerpiece of Russian New Year

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The classic Soviet New Year’s menu is as resistant to change as the current regime. It all hinges on two mandatory, incredibly labor-intensive, mayonnaise-based cold salads: Salad Olivier and Herring…