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  1. Set to boil the hens with the cold water. Let the pot uncovered until the liquid starts foaming. Remove this foam periodically with the slotted spoon until foaming stops.
  2. Add the bay leaf, the Onion and a little salt.
  3. Cover the pot almost but not completely and let boil, at low temperature.
  4. When the hen is cooked remove it from the pot on the plate.
  5. Add to the soup the vegetables and when they are almost done add the home made noodles or rice and after 5 minutes the borsh (the cleared liquid of fermented grain bran) or lemon juice to taste.
  6. Let simmer for another 5 minutes and add chopped parsley and lovage.
  7. Turn the heat off and cover for a few minutes to rest.
  8. Serve in a bowl with peaces of hen.
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