Russian Kitchen

Welcome to The Russian Kitchen, a space created for all those who would like to discover more about Russian cuisine and the country’s culinary traditions. Gather around our table to discover exclusive recipes, try out healthier and modern versions of classic dishes and much more, find out useful tips, talk about centuries-old culinary traditions as well as the new trends making their way in the Russian gastronomic landscape. Make yourself at home, but remember your table manners!

Thanksgiving dinner on the Soviet diet

Thanksgiving dinner on the Soviet diet

Although turkey wasn’t common in the Soviet Union, the Book of Healthy and Tasty Food has a recipe for it – and the other parts of a traditional Thanksgiving feast

Delicious TV: Crunchy pickled cabbage

Delicious TV: Crunchy pickled cabbage

Today we’re going to make pickled cabbage. You can use it as an appetizer, stew it or add it to other dishes, like the Russian salad vinaigrette or shchi

In praise of grechka

In praise of grechka

While every Russian is familiar with buckwheat porridge – which can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the ingredients for the simple dish weren’t always so easy to come by

Real food and realistic expectations

Real food and realistic expectations

According to The Book of Tasty and Healthy Food, Soviets were supposed to eat four substantial meals a day, but where were they supposed to find the ingredients?

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