Russian cuisine is very famous and popular all over the world. Traditional Russian cuisine has a lot of interesting secrets. Cuisine is a very important part of culture of every nation. That 's why ethnorgaphs always start researches of any culture from learning national cuisine.
Russian cuisine is the most interesting between all cuisines in the world. It's attract everybody by its national colouring. Russian borsh, Russian kasha, Russian pirogi, Russian kvas, Russian shi, Russian blini are well known in many countries. Russian food is not only very filling, but also - what is very important - healthy. Russia is mainly a northern country with long-lasting cold winter. The food should give us much energy and warmth to survive during the winter time. So, the essential components of Russian cuisine are the ones, which provide more carbohydrates and fat rather than proteins.
Fresh fruits and vegetables are rarely used in food. So, the top five components of a Russian meal are potatoes, bread, eggs, meat and butter. Other popular foods include cabbage, milk, sour cream, mushrooms, cucumbers, tomatoes, apples, berries, honey, sugar, salt, garlic, and onions.
There are a lot of Authentic Russian Recipes on this site that will help you to make your own menu more various and healthy. Many of these recipes are my mother's and my grandmother's. I used them in my cooking in Russia where I was born and lived before I came to the USA and I still use them a lot.
With Russian Recipes you always can prepare tasty and healthy meal even with a small amount of money and surprise your family and friends.