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Russian Food, Cuisine and Recipes



Recent scientific research shows that there are more neurons in our guts than in our brain. Gut flora is a complex system that affects our mood, our well-being, our health, and even our cognitive capacities. So the idea that we are what we eat is not just a metaphor, it’s the truth.

If that is really the case (and even if it is not), to eat like a Russian is to become one. The intensity of Russian food and drinks is not to be underestimated. A typical Russian meal leaves you very satisfied, drunk, and often unable to move. It is a sort of union with the universe that may start in a very extrovert way and finish in a very introvert way.

This kind of journey is not something you will want to do every day, but every person who wants to understand Russia should try it at least three times to really know better. And every food communicates a very specific message that we tried to decipher on the pages that follow.

Russian Food & Recipes - Beverages

Russians like authentic beverages, like vodka or mors (a berry drink).

Bliny - Russian Pancakes

Blini - Блины - is a famous Russian speciality and there’s a lot of different ways to cook them.


Russian Vodka

The magical drink of all times.


Grechka

Grechka (or buckwheat) - Гречка - is an amazing crop very popular in Russia.


Pelmeni - Russian Ravioli

Pelmeni - Пельмени - and Vareniki is the best fastfood you will find.


Russian Bread

One of the central ingredients of the Russian cuisine is the bread - хлеб.


Ryazhenka - Russian Milk Drink

Ryazhenka - Ряженка - is a very special Russian milk drink.


Syrniki

Syrniki - Сырники - is another amazing dish from Russia.


Bashkir Honey

Bashkir Honey - Башкирский Мед - is raw, unrefined, and healing.


Russian Food & Cuisine - Garnishes and Dressings

Garnishes are served with the main courses either to give an added or contrasting flavour to them.


Russian Borsch Soup

Borsch – Борщ - is one of the most famous Russian soups.


Russian Food & Cuisine - Appetizers & Recipes

Appetizers are usually eaten before the main course and sometimes are accompanied with an alcoholic beverage.


Russian Food & Cuisine - Soups & Recipes

Soup is an important part of the day in Russia and usually eaten in the afternoon.


Russian Food & Cuisine - Main Courses & Recipes

Russian main courses are very diverse and nourishing.


Russian Food & Recipes - Desserts

For the sweet tooths – Russian dessert for breakfast and dinner.


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Russian Food, Cuisine and Recipes

Recent scientific research shows that there are more neurons in our guts than in our brain.


Bashkir Honey

Bashkir Honey - Башкирский Мед - is raw, unrefined, and healing.


Pelmeni - Russian Ravioli

Pelmeni - Пельмени - and Vareniki is the best fastfood you will find.

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