Monthly Archives: August 2012

Vitaliy Mahidov's Mother

Awakening Memories Book – Chapter “My Mom”

Who is she, my mom? Her name is Evgenia Mikitivna Magidova. She was born on the 8th of February 1941, during those days when...
Vitaliy Mahidov Awakening Memories Book

Awakening Memories Book – Chapter “In The Beginning”

It all started a “long” time ago. Notice that I put a word “long” in the quotation marks, but I don’t think that a...
Ukraine Chernivtsi Map

Awakening Memories Book – Chapter “Ukraine”

When I was a child, I was asked to write about my country and how much I love it. I got a good grade...

Ukrainian Borsch (beet root soup) – Traditional Version

6 liters of water 1 medium rhead of cabbage 3 big beets (medium/big) 3 medium carrots 3 medium onions 1½ lbs. potato Little bundle of parsley ½ cup paste tomato paste 2...
Vitaliy Mahidov

About Vitaliy Mahidov

I can be sweet, I can be mean, I can see things, and say what I mean, I can pretend but deep within me I'm always Vitaly, and...

Pascha or Paska (Ukrainian Easter Bread)

Although this round-shaped Easter bread is not sweet, it's richer than ordinary bread. The top is decorated by dough ornamentation in the form of...