'This is a game-changer of a book.' - The Sunday Times '...a joyful celebration of Eastern European cooking' - Observer 'My present to myself: not to be played with until my own writing is done!' - Nigella Lawson 'Exotic, earthy dishes, vibrant colours, big flavours. This is real cooking, written about with so much love' - Diana Henry 'From stuffed cabbage leaves to garlicky poussins, Olia Hercules's recipes are redolent of long summers in her mother's Ukrainian garden; rich, nourishing and enhanced by her stint as an Ottolenghi chef' - Observer Food Monthly ...a beautiful, fascinating and sumptuous tome. - Tom Parker Bowles 'There's something wonderful about food writer Olia Hercules' - The Telegraph 'The hottest new voice in food' - delicious. Magazine 'she will enchant your kitchen' - Grazia Debut cookbook from the Observer's Rising Star in Food Award 2015, Mamushka is a celebration of the food and flavours of Ukraine and the Wild East , with over 100 recipes for fresh, flavourful and unexpected dishes from across the region. From the Moldovan giant cheese twist and Ukrainian buns with potatoes & shallots to Garlicky Georgian poussins with spicy plum chutney and Armenian pickled wet garlic; to Napoleon cake, Wasp nest buns and Apricot & sour cherry pie. To top it off, why not enjoy a digestif of Winter punch or Blackcurrant vodka?