Everyone thinks that the most favorite Russian drink is vodka, although this is far from being the case
- What are the features of Russian cuisine and traditional dishes?
- Russian national cuisine is simple and reasonable in the recipe and in the design of dishes. Cereals and vegetables (turnip, radish, cabbage) were the basis of nutrition of the Russian people. By the way, the priority of sauerkraut belongs to the Russians. Very popular were pies, carpets, gingerbread, gingerbread, pyshki, pancakes and fritters. And pancakes in Russian cuisine were prepared not only from wheat and rye flour, but often used flour made from buckwheat, oats and millet. The place of honor in the daily diet was porridge. And there is no such variety of soups anywhere in the world. This soup, rassolnik, ear, botvina, okroshka, borsch, beetroot, kulesh and solyanka.
Among Russian meat dishes it is possible to single out a cold meat, corned beef and stuffed pig. In the list of traditional drinks - mors, jelly, kvass, brine, honey, sbiten and vodka with different tinctures on it.
- Are there any special Russian dishes that foreigners like? Which and why?
- Many foreigners like our salads - vinaigrette, olivier and herring under a fur coat. The most popular soup, of course, borsch, although they are more accustomed to broths and cream soup. Buckwheat or pearl barley for a foreigner is an exotic dish, but dairy products they consider incredibly tasty and useful. Russian pancakes with caviar conquered the whole world, but they perceive pancakes with fillings as pies. Everyone thinks that the most favorite Russian drink is vodka, although this is far from being the case. Among the most delicious Russian dishes, foreigners call milk, yogurt, ryazhenka, cottage cheese, fish and bread.
- Is Russian cuisine popular abroad? Which dishes of our cuisine are borrowed?
- There are a lot of Russian cuisine restaurants in the world, but many "Russian" dishes are made from local products, and some ingredients can not be found abroad. At the same time, many foreign companies have already successfully mastered the independent production of popular Russian products. It is kefir or its analogues, sour cream or Crème, olivier (in foreign restaurants it is often called Russian salad or Moscow salad), dumplings (especially popular in neighboring countries), pancakes with caviar and, of course, vodka, which has long become an international product.