Russian Recipes

Russian cuisine (Russian: Русская кухня, tr. Russkaya kuhnya) is diverse, as Russia is by area the largest country in the world. Russian cuisine derives its varied character from the vast and multi-cultural expanse of Russia. Its foundations were laid by the peasant food of the rural population in an often harsh climate, with a combination of plentiful fish, poultry, game, mushrooms, berries, and honey.

Crops of rye, wheat, barley, and millet provided the ingredients for a plethora of breads, pancakes, cereals, beer, and vodka. Soups and stews full of flavor are centered on seasonal or storable produce, fish, and meats. This wholly native food remained the staple for the vast majority of Russians well into the 20th century.

Why not taste it for yourself with some of these quick & easy Russian recipes:

Russian cuisine (Russian: Русская кухня, tr. Russkaya kuhnya) is diverse, as Russia is by area the largest country in the world. Russian cuisine derives its varied character from the vast and multi-cultural expanse of Russia. Its foundations were laid by the peasant food of the rural population in an often harsh climate, with a combination of plentiful fish, poultry, game, mushrooms, berries, and honey.

Crops of rye, wheat, barley, and millet provided the ingredients for a plethora of breads, pancakes, cereals, beer, and vodka. Soups and stews full of flavor are centered on seasonal or storable produce, fish, and meats. This wholly native food remained the staple for the vast majority of Russians well into the 20th century.

Why not taste it for yourself with some of these quick & easy Russian recipes:

Beef casserole – Zharkoye

This is a wonderful ancient Russian dish with a surprisingly delicious taste and tempting aroma. Ingredients 650 g beef, diced 500 g potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 carrot, sliced 4 tbsp melted butter 2 onions, sliced 150 g beef stock 100 ml white wine 1 bay leaf salt, pepper, parsley sour cream (optional) Heat half …

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Savoury pancakes – Blini s myasom

These beef-filled Russian pancakes make a tasty and tempting supper. Ingredients For pancakes 250 g flour 500 g milk 3 eggs 30 g sugar 1/2 tsp salt For savoury filling 700 g lean beef 1 tsp salt 5 pepper corns 1 onion, finely chopped Mix eggs, salt and sugar in a blender, add milk and flower and continue …

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Buckwheat with mushrooms and onions – Kasha

Orthodox Lent follows the Pancakes week. No meat, poultry or dairy products are allowed for the whole duration of Lent. This is one of the traditional Lenten dishes. Ingredients 150 g buckwheat 500 ml water 250 g mushrooms, sliced 2 onions, chopped 2 scallions, chopped parsley and dill, chopped (optional) oil for frying salt, freshly …

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Pancakes with cottage cheese – Blini s tvorogom

Pancakes filled with sweet cottage cheese can make a light dessert. Ingredients For the pancakes 250 g flour 500 g milk 30 g sugar 1/2 tsp salt 3 eggs  For cottage cheese filling 500 g cottage cheese 1 tbsp sugar 1 egg vanilla essence (optional) Mix eggs, salt and sugar in a blender, add milk and …

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