1 Elite Foods of the USSR

Elite Foods of the USSR

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Andrey

Some delicious Soviet treats from this vintage catalogue that was only available for Soviet elites and foreigners. Take a look, some sections are translated.

Sausages. Canned meat

Canned fish

Dairy products



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    “Canned fish”: left to right, top to bottom

    3. Beef, stewed, highest sort (good old tushonka).

    8. Tourist’s breakfast, pork. (better than luncheon meat, worse than tushonka) *and not the more usual “Tourist’s breakfast” variety, which is beef/pork/mutton with rice/buckwheat/pearl barley.

    6. Sausage mince (lyubitelsky – for a fancier). Lower quality meat cuts, more fat, more kitchen herbs, starch.

    5. Liver pate.

    7. Pork tongue(in it’s own juices).

    not shown:

    4. Pork tushonka
    9. Goulash (no paprika at all)
    10. Meat in white sauce

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