Soviet Cooking

Almost forgotten recipes from past time
Rare Soviet cookbook published 1955 in the USSR

Rhubarb kissel

Rhubarb kissel

Pieplant kissel
Rhubarb (scape) 45, 32 sugar, starch 8, 2 lemon peel.

The stalks of rhubarb wash in warm water, with a thickened end of the stem to clean off the peel and remove outer fibers.
Then the stalks cut into pieces of 1-2 cm, put into a bowl, cover with cold water and leave it for 15 minutes. At the same time prepare a sugar syrup, dip into it prepared rhubarb, add the lemon zest and cook for 10-12 minutes.
Ready rhubarb wiped again connect with syrup and heat to boiling.

In the rest of the cook kissel, as well as in this recipe.


  1. This sounds great. I have a lot of rhubarb from the garden to use up!

  2. Very simple recipe and I still have plenty of rhubarb to make this dish.

  3. I've always wanted to cook with rhubarb but have always been so intimidated by it! Thanks for posting!


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