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Russian Cuisine Traditional Russian Dishes You Should Try
July 4, 2018 17:15


Do you want to feel the real taste of Russia? Then keep reading to learn about the staples of Russian cuisine and find their

authentic recipes here. 

 

Soup 

The tsar of Russian cuisine is, certainly, the soup. A Russian lunch can't do without soup. The range of Russian soups is huge: borsch (beetroot soup), shchi (cabbage soup), solyanka (a spicy soup of vegetables and meat or fish), okroshka (cold soup of raw vegetables, boiled meat, pot-herbs, and kvass), etc. And each of those has dozens of versions! French writer Alexander Duma was so impressed with the traditional Russian cabbage soup (shchi) that he asked for the recipe and included it into his private cookbook. Find traditional Russian soup recipes here

Cooking tour in Soviet Dacha with interactive excursion

Borsch is probably the most widespread dish in Slavic cuisines. This type of vegetable soup got its name after the old Slavic name of beetroot – “byrsch” – the vegetable compulsory for this dish. The major veggie bulk in borsch is that of cabbage and beetroot; besides, borsch needs carrot, onions, parsley, celery, tomato paste or tomatoes. Borsch can be based on meat broth, and fattened with ham, bacon, salted pork fat, sausages, duck, or goose. At times it is cooked on fish broth. Beetroot soup can also be vegetarian: enriched with beans or mushrooms, or even seasoned with prunes and other dry fruit, or made from vegetables only. Learn everything about Russian beetroot soup, borsch

Interactive excursion to Soviet Dacha with lunch in Russian style

 

 

Traditional Russian Rye Bread

 

From time immemorial Russian people ate rye bread which was both dear to their taste and easy on the pocket. In the beginning of the 20th century consumption of rye flour products comprised over sixty percent. Today this figure is much less, reaching only about 10 to 13 percent. But till now Russia is in the top five of the largest manufacturers of rye. A star of a medical science A.I.Kuptsov wrote: “Unvaried diet of black rye bread among Russian poor population never led to deficiency disease, and it testifies that rye bread belongs to the category of food most corresponding to requirements of a human body”.

 

Learn to bake traditional Russian rye bread

 

 

 

Russian Kasha

 

"You can't feed a Russian without kasha", as a saying goes... Porridge ("kasha" in Russian) is undoubtedly a primordial Russian dish. Moreover, porridge is a cult dish. According to Old Russian traditions, on their wedding ceremony the groom and the bride necessarily cooked porridge. It was evidently this tradition that brought about the saying: “One cannot possibly cook porridge with him/her” meaning that the person is not reliable. Even entire history of the Russian state is inseparably linked with porridge. So, Russian porridge can be justly called the most important dish of the national Russian cuisine. Buckwheat porridge has always been the most popular porridge in Russia.
Find recipes of Russian porridges here  

 

 

 

Pancakes

 

Haven’t you tried pancakes with caviar or cottage cheese stuffing? Then you are still far away from the real taste of Russian cuisine. We like to eat pancakes with different types of fillings, such as meat, mushrooms, cottage cheese, caviar, and what not.
Here are some recipes of Russian pancakes for you 

 

 

Stuffed Pies

 

Oh those age-old Russian tea drinking ceremonies with the traditional samovar and a variety of stuffed pies steaming hot! Their recipes seem to be unfading: they seem to have not changed throughout centuries. Among the favorites are mushroom pies and cabbage pies


Bon appetite...

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Sources: http://russia-ic.com https://uznayvse.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Russian Cuisine Traditional Russian Dishes Recipes of National Russian Dishes   

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