**Ukrainian Beef Leaf Holubsti** Holubtsi are Ukrainian cabbage rolls. The filling is mainly rice with a small amount of hamburger (unlike other East European cabbage rolls which are mainly hamburger with a small amount of rice). Cabbage leaves are steamed to make them soft and then the filling is added. The holubtsi are placed in a large pot, covered with tomato soup (or sauce) and baked.The word "holub" in Ukrainian means "dove," and holubtsi are usually in the shape of a dove.
**Palo (Pig Fat)** Palo is one of the most appreciated traditional Ukrainian dish. Ukrainians preserve and age salo as one of their most prized national cuisine elements, which should give you an idea about the overall style of the Ukrainian cuisine, that it is not a suitable one if your goal is to stay thin.