Top 10 Russian dishes that you don't wanna miss

If you ever think of traveling to the biggest country on earth, you've got to get familiar with many aspects and diversity of the people there as well as the legal entry into Russia.
Another point that you take into account is food choice.
Here is top 10 Russian dishes that won't leave you indifferent.

1. Pelmeni 

Pelmeni are dumplings of Russian cuisine that consist of a filling wrapped in thin, unleavened dough. So called brother of Pelmeni is Vareniki, a perfect dish for vegetarian as it is stuffed with potatoes, apple puree or sweet cottage cheese. 



2. Pierogi 

Pierogi - small stuffed pies are probably one of the most famous dishes of Russian cuisine. It is made of yeast dough and stuffed with meat, vegetable or fruit filling. Usually pirozhki are baked, but you may find a fried variation of it.

3. Blini 

Blini is a Russian version of crêpes and also can be stuffed with meat, cottage cheese or berry jam.
But the traditional condiments are smoked salmon, caviar, smetana (a thick and heavy sour cream).


4. Golubtsy 

Golubtsy are stuffed cabbage leaves. They are usually filled with meatballs, but for vegetarians it might be  with mushrooms and rice and those are delicious too. 


5. Olivie 

The most frequent guest on Russian table is Olivie salad. It consists of vegetable and sausage cubes, some replace sausage with tiny beef cubes.
6. Solyanka 

Solyanka is also a delicious spicy and sour soup. The list of ingredients sounds a little incongruous – pickled cucumbers, olives, sausage, lemon and cabbage. Russians say "whatever you have i your fridge, can be added into solyanka". But trust me, it is very tasty.


7. Borscht

Borscht hardly needs an introduction – this beetroot soup is a bit of an international celebrity. Even though it is originally Ukrainian dish, but it does not really matter after you try the first spoon.

8. Ukha

If you are a seafood lover, you should definitely try, ukha, fish soup with clear broth. It can be cooked with any type of fish. And it is the most common dish to cook while fishing or hiking.


9. Shashlyk

Russian kebabs are called shashlyk. Like any kebab, it consists of cubed meat and veggies grilled on skewers.


10. Kvass

Kvass is a fermented drink made of rye or bread and it contains malt, just like beer. Unlike beer it supposedly has minuscule levels of alcohol, which is why Russian children are allowed to consume it in copious amounts.


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