English Russia » Russian Food http://englishrussia.com Daily selected things from Russia and ex USSR countries. Published In English. Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:56:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Russian Modern Fastfood http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/21/russian-modern-fastfood/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/21/russian-modern-fastfood/#comments Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:42:00 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168620 If you drive across Russia, sometimes you can meet nice cozy cafes that are made in Russian traditional style, like this one near Smolensk which Russian blogger Aslan has visited recently. It’s called “Russian Courthouse”. And inside its much cooler … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/07/21/russian-modern-fastfood/feed/ 5 Russian Snacks That Should Probably Be Sold Worldwide http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/15/russian-snacks-that-should-probably-be-sold-worldwide/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/15/russian-snacks-that-should-probably-be-sold-worldwide/#comments Mon, 15 May 2017 20:04:15 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=168146 russiansnacks  This is a small selection of eight traditional Russian fast food snacks that you probably won’t find elsewhere, and that’s a big pity, as they could be easily appreciated and enjoyed by people of many other nations. First – … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/05/15/russian-snacks-that-should-probably-be-sold-worldwide/feed/ 12 Russian Man turned a Bus into a Cafe in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/28/russian-man-turned-a-bus-into-a-cafe-in-nizhny-novgorod-russia/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/28/russian-man-turned-a-bus-into-a-cafe-in-nizhny-novgorod-russia/#comments Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:31:37 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167764 Russian businessman has turned an old bus, actually an electric trolley bus into a street cafe. It’s front looks like any other street food joint would look like, however you can see a bus connected to the back wall of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/28/russian-man-turned-a-bus-into-a-cafe-in-nizhny-novgorod-russia/feed/ 3 A Process of Black caviar harvesting in Astrakhan Russia in 1960s [photos] http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/26/a-process-of-black-caviar-harvesting-in-astrakhan-russia-in-1960s-photos/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/26/a-process-of-black-caviar-harvesting-in-astrakhan-russia-in-1960s-photos/#comments Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:55:41 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167721 Black Caviar is one of the most expensive foods in the world. In Russia it was a food and also an income source as Russia exported this delicacy abroad for gold and American currency. The price of one kilo of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/26/a-process-of-black-caviar-harvesting-in-astrakhan-russia-in-1960s-photos/feed/ 4 First American pizzeria in USSR http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/26/first-american-pizzeria-in-ussr/ http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/26/first-american-pizzeria-in-ussr/#comments Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:59:21 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=167717 In late 1980s you could meet a real American food truck on the streets of Moscow. It had a brand name “Astro Pizza” and it was a first example of American fast food coming to Moscow during “Perestroika”. Soviet people … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2017/02/26/first-american-pizzeria-in-ussr/feed/ 4 Soviet Cuisine http://englishrussia.com/2016/10/01/soviet-%d1%81uisine/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/10/01/soviet-%d1%81uisine/#comments Sun, 02 Oct 2016 05:44:05 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=166717 Pickled stuffed peppers 1 kg sweet bell peppers 10 cloves of garlic 450 g parsley 300 g mint 450 g hot chili peppers 2 tbsp salt 1.2 l vinegar Wash peppers, cut off the stalk and clean the pepper from the seeds. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/10/01/soviet-%d1%81uisine/feed/ 2 Elite Foods of the USSR http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/20/food-products-of-the-ussr/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/20/food-products-of-the-ussr/#comments Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:54:21 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=165434 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 Groceries Confectionery Fruit and vegetable preserves Wine & Spirits. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/20/food-products-of-the-ussr/feed/ 1 5 the most popular Soviet salads http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/18/5-the-most-popular-soviet-salads/ http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/18/5-the-most-popular-soviet-salads/#comments Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:08:09 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=165336   Modern young people are accustomed to junk food, Western food, Japanese sushi and other stuff liberally seasoned with flavors. But is it all can be compared with the normal food?  Yes, sometimes it was difficult to get the ingredients … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2016/07/18/5-the-most-popular-soviet-salads/feed/ 0 Almost abandoned Russian city – Sinegorye near Magadan Russia http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/05/almost-totally-abandoned-russian-city-sinegorye-in-magadan-russia/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/05/almost-totally-abandoned-russian-city-sinegorye-in-magadan-russia/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 01:39:31 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=162092 This town in the Magadan region of Russia is called “Sinegorye” or “Blue Mountains”. A very nice name for a town, but in reality this is an almost completely abandoned place, and is now the size of a village. Its … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/11/05/almost-totally-abandoned-russian-city-sinegorye-in-magadan-russia/feed/ 11 Making Russian Pancakes on top of Crimean Mountain http://englishrussia.com/2015/10/05/making-russian-pancakes-on-top-of-crimean-mountain/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/10/05/making-russian-pancakes-on-top-of-crimean-mountain/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 04:28:29 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=161346 A popular Russian language blogger Slava decided to surprise his girlfriend with a breakfast she for sure never had before and which is not soon to forget. For this they climbed one of the tallest rocks in Crimea, near the place they … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/10/05/making-russian-pancakes-on-top-of-crimean-mountain/feed/ 13 Russian Porcini Hunt http://englishrussia.com/2015/09/21/russian-porcini-hunt/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/09/21/russian-porcini-hunt/#comments Tue, 22 Sep 2015 03:55:53 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=161034 It’s fall and in Russia its time to hunt mushrooms. Russian villagers call mushrooms “free pork” – implying that mushrooms have as much protein as meat and also tastes good if prepared correctly. The king of the Russian mushroom hunt is … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/09/21/russian-porcini-hunt/feed/ 4 Volunteers Save Abandoned Pets during the Flood http://englishrussia.com/2015/06/28/volunteers-save-abandoned-pets-during-the-flood/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/06/28/volunteers-save-abandoned-pets-during-the-flood/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:17:11 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=159912 “They bark, cry and ask for people’s help – but nobody is coming”. Alexei together with his team are on a mission to save the pets who were left behind by their owners during the recent floods happening across Russian … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/06/28/volunteers-save-abandoned-pets-during-the-flood/feed/ 11 Moldavia in Soviet Times http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/24/moldavia-in-soviet-times/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/24/moldavia-in-soviet-times/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:57:55 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=156772 So Moldavia was a sunny Soviet republic located in South-Eastern Europe, bordering Romania and known for its fine wines and Soviet pop star Sofia Rotaru. Basically, it was a nice place with pretty much warm climate compared to most of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/24/moldavia-in-soviet-times/feed/ 19 People Eating a Meal from the Shovel and a Sausage Rain http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/20/people-eating-a-meal-from-the-shovel-and-a-sausage-rain/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/20/people-eating-a-meal-from-the-shovel-and-a-sausage-rain/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:43:54 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=156686 ставрополь-политота-песочница-политоты-блины-1961438Russian bloggers were enraged recently by the photos of people that eat the meal that was served on the shovel to them. “They don’t have the dignity, behave worse than animals”, this were main arguments. However to me it looks … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/20/people-eating-a-meal-from-the-shovel-and-a-sausage-rain/feed/ 14 Pastafarian Wedding in Tver http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/17/pastafarian-wedding-in-tver/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/17/pastafarian-wedding-in-tver/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:02:26 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=156648 A couple in city of Tver has married according to Pastafarian tradition. Do you know those pastafarian people – they make photos wearing pasta colanders on their heads for driving licences, and do other things to mock up a traditional … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/03/17/pastafarian-wedding-in-tver/feed/ 9 Inside of Russian Army Rocket Regiment http://englishrussia.com/2015/02/26/inside-of-russian-army-rocket-regiment/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/02/26/inside-of-russian-army-rocket-regiment/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:33:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=156470 On 20th February the Governor of one Russian region was visiting the 39th Russian Rocket Regiment. The press was coming along with a governor and so did Nikolay, the photographer. Now, thanks to Nikolay we can see what’s inside the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/02/26/inside-of-russian-army-rocket-regiment/feed/ 13 Abandoned Milk Factory in Novocherkask, Russia http://englishrussia.com/2015/02/02/abandoned-milk-factory-in-novocherkask-russia/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/02/02/abandoned-milk-factory-in-novocherkask-russia/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:38:39 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=156200 I am not sure, but as far as I recall despite lots of abandoned places posted on this blog, we didn’t feature any milk factories. In Soviet Russia milk factory was basically called a place which under the order of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/02/02/abandoned-milk-factory-in-novocherkask-russia/feed/ 4 Boris Yeltsin in American Supermarket http://englishrussia.com/2015/01/20/borist-yeltsin-in-american-supermarket/ http://englishrussia.com/2015/01/20/borist-yeltsin-in-american-supermarket/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:19:51 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=155934 In 1989 Boris Yeltsin, at times just a Soviet parliament and High Council member, has visited United States of America with an unofficial visit. The program of the visit consisted of visiting different landmarks like a Lindon Johnes Space center … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2015/01/20/borist-yeltsin-in-american-supermarket/feed/ 27 Soviet Family Camping http://englishrussia.com/2014/10/20/soviet-family-camping/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/10/20/soviet-family-camping/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:44:13 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=153638 Just some random Soviet family going camping. Nothing special, nothing more than this. If you are not into this, just ignore this atmospheric post of times that are long gone. So this is the family posing with their pretty much … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/10/20/soviet-family-camping/feed/ 14 Armenian People Celebrating Day of Wine http://englishrussia.com/2014/10/08/armenian-people-celebrating-day-of-wine/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/10/08/armenian-people-celebrating-day-of-wine/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 04:58:44 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=153388 0_13a0be_130f2039_origOn the first Saturday of October, the people of an Armenian mountain village gather for a wine and food festival, taking out their wine stored in the cellars. Lots of food and wines. Most of the people you’ll see still … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/10/08/armenian-people-celebrating-day-of-wine/feed/ 4 Washing Lettuce and Cutting Salads http://englishrussia.com/2014/09/28/washing-lettuce-and-cutting-salads/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/09/28/washing-lettuce-and-cutting-salads/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:26:57 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=152692 From time to time we get our hands on pre-made, pre-chopped salads in fast food chains, or sometimes pre-washed salad ingredients in the stores. I was thinking the salads were chopped on site in the local fast food place, and … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/09/28/washing-lettuce-and-cutting-salads/feed/ 5 Some Empty Shelves http://englishrussia.com/2014/08/11/some-empty-shelves/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/08/11/some-empty-shelves/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:18:21 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=150594 40dacc5a8693A few days ago Russian government has posted a bill to ban import of different foods coming from Europe and US (also Australia and Canada). It was said that this ban would be active for one year long and its … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/08/11/some-empty-shelves/feed/ 45 Russian Harvest of Watermelons http://englishrussia.com/2014/06/23/russian-harvest-of-watermelons/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/06/23/russian-harvest-of-watermelons/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:46:18 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=148440 Not all of the watermelons in Russia are imported from Mexico. In fact, I doubt that any of them are from Mexico at all, most come from the Southern ex-Soviet states, some from Turkey and Israel, and Spain is a … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/06/23/russian-harvest-of-watermelons/feed/ 1 Grannies of Astana Selling their Foods http://englishrussia.com/2014/05/05/grannies-of-astana-selling-their-foods/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/05/05/grannies-of-astana-selling-their-foods/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 05:02:54 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=146606 Grannies of Astana, the Kazakh capital. Sometimes their only option to survive is to sell their homemade food on the streets. Some of them do it to save extra money and help their kids. Some of them are 70 – … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/05/05/grannies-of-astana-selling-their-foods/feed/ 4 Leeches Growing Facility in Russia http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/21/leeches/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/21/leeches/#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:30:42 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=145728 32Medicinal leech therapy made an international comeback in the 1970s in microsurgery, used to stimulate circulation to salvage skin grafts and other tissue threatened by postoperative venous congestion, particularly in finger reattachment and reconstructive surgery of the ear, nose, lip, … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/21/leeches/feed/ 0 Russian Food That Travels to Space http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/18/russian-food-that-travels-to-space/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/18/russian-food-that-travels-to-space/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:35:52 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=145544 d3d3LnN0cmYucnUvQXR0YWNobWVudC5hc3B4P19faWQ9NDg3ODgmSWQ9NjQxMzc=Several research institutes and experimental plants are operating in Russia for the production of food products for space. This country is the only one in the world where operating organizations specialized in the manufacture of food for the space. At … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/18/russian-food-that-travels-to-space/feed/ 2 Preparation for Paskha (Easter) http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/15/preparatin-for-paskha-easter/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/15/preparatin-for-paskha-easter/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:07:51 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=145402   On Paskha (Russian for Easter) some homes used to serve round cakes with sugary decorative toppings which they call Kulich. According to Wikipedia, those kuliches were a tradition of pre Christian slavic people of Russia, which was sort of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/15/preparatin-for-paskha-easter/feed/ 10 Herders of Salekhard http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/11/herders-of-salekhard/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/11/herders-of-salekhard/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:07:37 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=145212 Salekhard is a city on Russian North, was founded in 1595 and has a population 46,650 people. It has schools, colleges, a few factories and a port. However if you take a snowmobile and run sixty miles away from the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/11/herders-of-salekhard/feed/ 0 Fishing for Omul http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/09/fishing-for-omul/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/09/fishing-for-omul/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 01:07:05 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=145156 Nikolai in his blog tells how he took a trip to Baikal lake and took photos of locals fishing for a fish called “Omul” and talked with the locals: “Not much of Omul left in Baikal, before we could get … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/04/09/fishing-for-omul/feed/ 2 Russian Official Army Field Ration http://englishrussia.com/2014/03/29/russian-official-army-field-ration/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/03/29/russian-official-army-field-ration/#comments Sun, 30 Mar 2014 04:09:20 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=143818 Here are photographs of an official army field ration. The package is shielded with aluminum foil to prevent spoilage for longer. Total calorie count is 4287 calories, and it weighs 1.7 kilos (or around 3 pounds). What’s inside? Let’s see. … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/03/29/russian-official-army-field-ration/feed/ 15 A Bath of Milk http://englishrussia.com/2014/03/25/a-bath-of-milk/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/03/25/a-bath-of-milk/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 00:47:56 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=143098 sir2A curious story has surfaced in Omsk, Russia. A few young men, workers at the local dairy factory, have posted photos of themselves taking a bath in some clearly industrial type of tank full of white liquid. The comments they left under … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/03/25/a-bath-of-milk/feed/ 4 These Look Familiar http://englishrussia.com/2014/02/20/fake-chocolate-bars/ http://englishrussia.com/2014/02/20/fake-chocolate-bars/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:31:21 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=139246 NESDo you want a Snickers bar? No thanks, I have “Parkour”, it has nuts and everything. Mars? No, thanks, we have “Maneur”. It even has a soccer ball on its wrapper, checkmate marsophiles. Milky Way? Not at all. I’ve got … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2014/02/20/fake-chocolate-bars/feed/ 3 How to Grow Pikes http://englishrussia.com/2013/05/16/how-to-grow-pikes/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/05/16/how-to-grow-pikes/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 05:17:41 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=123468 The ice and snow have already melted and for someone it means the time of pike. Right now you’ll see some photos from the place where this fish is grown. These guys found a small wooden shed close to the … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/05/16/how-to-grow-pikes/feed/ 3 Classified Eggs http://englishrussia.com/2013/04/09/classified-eggs/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/04/09/classified-eggs/#comments Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:34:56 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=122492 13655180847955I mean, eggs as classifieds. Recently a new trend appeared in some Russian cities to use the mass chicken egg production as a medium for a short text messages that can instantly reach thousands of people in the city overnight, … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/04/09/classified-eggs/feed/ 5 Sermons In The Frost http://englishrussia.com/2013/04/03/sermons-in-the-frost/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/04/03/sermons-in-the-frost/#comments Thu, 04 Apr 2013 05:43:33 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=122250 The Eastern Orthodox Church, the second largest Christian Church in the world, will celebrate Easter in May. But before that there are days of long fasting. Today we’ll look at the life of Russian priests who came to the northern … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/04/03/sermons-in-the-frost/feed/ 13 Ex Air Force Colonel Goes to McDonalds http://englishrussia.com/2013/03/15/ex-air-force-colonel-goes-to-mcdonalds/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/03/15/ex-air-force-colonel-goes-to-mcdonalds/#comments Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:43:24 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=121988 51703_600…as a regular fast food chain worker. He cleans tables and serves customers and generally is fond of his job. “I like my job, it’s much better than to work in security or some other dull business. Here I can … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/03/15/ex-air-force-colonel-goes-to-mcdonalds/feed/ 39 And Hot Sausage for All http://englishrussia.com/2013/03/10/and-sausage-for-everyone/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/03/10/and-sausage-for-everyone/#comments Sun, 10 Mar 2013 18:43:31 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=121830 http://englishrussia.com/2013/03/10/and-sausage-for-everyone/feed/ 7 Business Idea: Grow Oysters in Your Garage http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/17/business-idea-grow-oysters-in-your-garage/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/17/business-idea-grow-oysters-in-your-garage/#comments Fri, 18 Jan 2013 04:10:43 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=118463 Today we are going to see how seafood is grown in a Russian city Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. It where you are served such tasty oysters and where you can visit a special farm these oysters come from. They grow seafood in this … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/17/business-idea-grow-oysters-in-your-garage/feed/ 3 Borsch In the Pot http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/15/borsch-in-the-pot/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/15/borsch-in-the-pot/#comments Wed, 16 Jan 2013 04:22:15 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=118226 Borsch in the pot is exactly what you need on a cold winter day. This is how it used to be cooked some dozens years ago and many Russian people still remember how wonderfully it used to taste. But first … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/15/borsch-in-the-pot/feed/ 3 How Smoked Cheese Is Made http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/14/how-smoked-cheese-is-made/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/14/how-smoked-cheese-is-made/#comments Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:07:05 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=118161 Smoked cheese “suluguni” is quite good as a snack for beer. Its shape resembles threads or macaroni. Here you may see how such cheese is made in Abakan, Khakassia. Cheers!]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/14/how-smoked-cheese-is-made/feed/ 12 Salmon And Caviar Snack: Perfect With Vodka! http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/10/salmon-and-caviar-snack-perfect-with-vodka/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/10/salmon-and-caviar-snack-perfect-with-vodka/#comments Thu, 10 Jan 2013 07:42:39 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=117819 It is Monday evening, you have just come back from work and expect a friend  or a neighbour to come soon. He will be disappointed if you do not treat him to a shot of vodka. But you realize you … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/10/salmon-and-caviar-snack-perfect-with-vodka/feed/ 10 Craziness, Part XI http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/08/craziness-part-xi/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/08/craziness-part-xi/#comments Tue, 08 Jan 2013 07:44:03 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=117402 1357360586_post313572302699870The time when people celebrate holidays always gives a lot of funny moments, so many crazy pictures from this selection are connected with the celebration of New Year 2013, though not all of them. Simple have fun while seeing all … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/08/craziness-part-xi/feed/ 6 Meat Pasties Made By the True Expert http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/07/meat-pasties-made-by-the-true-expert/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/07/meat-pasties-made-by-the-true-expert/#comments Tue, 08 Jan 2013 05:43:07 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=117387 This man used to work with the Crimean Tatars in a cafe which sold tasty pasties “chebureki”. That recipe had not changed for 50 years! He still remembers how to do it and what the first products he needs are … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/07/meat-pasties-made-by-the-true-expert/feed/ 9 The Soup From a Cock http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/03/the-soup-from-a-cock/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/03/the-soup-from-a-cock/#comments Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:33:07 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=116980 Today we are going to cook chorba or “shurpa” as it is often pronounced in Russia. This soup can be made in different ways and from different meat. What we found on our table today was a cock. For a … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/03/the-soup-from-a-cock/feed/ 16 The Sweetest Dish On Your Table http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/01/the-sweetest-dish-on-your-table/ http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/01/the-sweetest-dish-on-your-table/#comments Wed, 02 Jan 2013 02:38:37 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=116660 The most difficult in making baklava is waiting for six hours while it is soaking. If you can restrain from stealing a sweet piece, other members of your family can be less heroic. So you need to hide the dish … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2013/01/01/the-sweetest-dish-on-your-table/feed/ 8 Frozen Treats Sliced Thinly http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/29/frozen-treats-sliced-thinly/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/29/frozen-treats-sliced-thinly/#comments Sat, 29 Dec 2012 15:34:06 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=116591 The cold territory of Russia called Yakutia is very rich in fish. It’s all because there are a lot of lakes here. Tehe population of Yakutia is one million people and for each person there are 3,5 lakes! Some areas … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/29/frozen-treats-sliced-thinly/feed/ 5 Craziness, Part X http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/28/craziness-part-x/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/28/craziness-part-x/#comments Sat, 29 Dec 2012 03:55:39 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=116495 2124026_originalToday in the selection of craziness: funny police, very hungry kids, dangerous games with a ball, huge portions of Russian salad, weird sandwiches, palm trees on the snow and much more. Have happy holidays!]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/28/craziness-part-x/feed/ 4 Unusual Christmas Turkey http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/26/unusual-christmas-turkey/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/26/unusual-christmas-turkey/#comments Thu, 27 Dec 2012 04:33:43 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=116317 Christmas turkey is something cooked in many houses these days. We decided to make it too. But the recipe is not usual at all. We gonna stuff the turkey with cherries and grapes, serve it on pancakes with cabbage and … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/26/unusual-christmas-turkey/feed/ 5 Juicy Ham Stuffed With Cranberries http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/19/juicy-ham-stuffed-with-cranberries/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/19/juicy-ham-stuffed-with-cranberries/#comments Wed, 19 Dec 2012 07:12:55 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=115867 Today we are going to brighten this day with a nice dish: ham stuffed with cranberries and served with garnish from vegetables and fruits and salad mix.  We hope some readers of ER will try to make it. We are … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/19/juicy-ham-stuffed-with-cranberries/feed/ 4 Lamb In Cowberry Sauce Cooked In Steamer http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/17/lamb-in-cowberry-sauce-cooked-in-steamer/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/17/lamb-in-cowberry-sauce-cooked-in-steamer/#comments Mon, 17 Dec 2012 07:47:17 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=115669 Lamb in Cranberry Marinade 1On winter days we especially want something hot, nutritious, flavorful. So we are going to cook lamb in cowberry sauce. The meat is going to be cooked in a bamboo steamer to be tasty and tender. We gonna need: Lamb … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/17/lamb-in-cowberry-sauce-cooked-in-steamer/feed/ 5 Unusual Omelette For Breakfast http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/13/unusual-omelette-for-breakfast/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/13/unusual-omelette-for-breakfast/#comments Fri, 14 Dec 2012 04:08:57 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=115555 This time we are going to cook breakfast. And it’s going to be omelette today. It will be cooked in an unusual way and served with tomatoes and jerked beef. But we need to have necessary ingredients first. For a … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/13/unusual-omelette-for-breakfast/feed/ 5 Meat Roasted The Cossack Way http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/12/meat-roasted-the-cossack-way/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/12/meat-roasted-the-cossack-way/#comments Wed, 12 Dec 2012 07:17:32 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=115458 To make this winter day warmer and cosier we are going to cook meat roasted the Cossack way. This dish is nutritious and tasty: men gonna like it for sure. But we need to buy some products first. Here is … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/12/meat-roasted-the-cossack-way/feed/ 13 Hungrier Than Ever! http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/10/hungrier-than-ever/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/10/hungrier-than-ever/#comments Tue, 11 Dec 2012 02:44:34 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=115311 AKheRecently in the city of Tyumen, Russia, there was made the longest Russian sandwich. The main ingredients they used were bread, ketchup and mayonnaise, lettuce, and sausage. Every guest of the event got some to taste. The total length of … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/12/10/hungrier-than-ever/feed/ 4 The Uzbek Dish For Your Table: Mastava http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/29/the-uzbek-dish-for-your-table-mastava/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/29/the-uzbek-dish-for-your-table-mastava/#comments Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:42:52 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=114722 Uzbek cuisine is like mathematics, it is endless for learning and it doesn’t fit into any books. Mastava is one of Uzbek dishes which is not often mentioned. But it deserves some attention. Shal we cook it right now? There … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/29/the-uzbek-dish-for-your-table-mastava/feed/ 10 Traditionally Russian Apple Candies http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/27/traditionally-russian-apple-candies/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/27/traditionally-russian-apple-candies/#comments Wed, 28 Nov 2012 04:24:38 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=114649 Belev candy is a wonderful originally Russian delicacy. It appeared in far 1888. Its recipe was created by a merchant Amvrosy Prokhorov. He made this product famous abroad too. It used to be served to noblemen of Russia, Spain, Italy, … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/27/traditionally-russian-apple-candies/feed/ 2 Freaking Trashed McDonalds Restaurant http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/24/freaking-trashed-mcdonalds-restaurant/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/24/freaking-trashed-mcdonalds-restaurant/#comments Sat, 24 Nov 2012 21:40:45 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=114362 Снимок экрана 2012-11-24 в 13.34.48Some punks literally trashed the McDonalds place in Russia and got it on video. Warning the following preview might cause you puking outragesly so watch at your own risk. And we don’t know the fate of those employees – have … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/24/freaking-trashed-mcdonalds-restaurant/feed/ 18 Tatar Cake: Chak Chak http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/23/tatar-cake-chak-chak/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/23/tatar-cake-chak-chak/#comments Sat, 24 Nov 2012 00:02:13 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=114021 Chak chak is a popular Tatar sweet cake. It is easy to make and no many products are needed for this. We take five chicken eggs, half a kilogram of wheat flour, one tablespoon of cognac, 700 ml of vegetable … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/23/tatar-cake-chak-chak/feed/ 4 What Does It Mean to Live In Moldova? http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/22/moldova-the-poorest-country-of-europe/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/22/moldova-the-poorest-country-of-europe/#comments Fri, 23 Nov 2012 03:45:19 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=114316 Moldova is the poorest country in Europe. But every tourist who comes there decides by himsilf/herself if it is true or not. However it has been called “the poorest” for some years by mass media. You are about to travel … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/22/moldova-the-poorest-country-of-europe/feed/ 85 How to Cook Pilau On the Fire? http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/16/how-to-cook-pilau-on-the-fire/ http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/16/how-to-cook-pilau-on-the-fire/#comments Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:46:40 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=113710 Pilau on the Fire 2 1We have seen various recipes of cooking pilau, but this one is a bit different. This time we are going to cook it on the fire. We should add sliced onions in the heated sunflower oil. The pilau will get … Read more...]]> http://englishrussia.com/2012/11/16/how-to-cook-pilau-on-the-fire/feed/ 15