Traditional Russian cuisine
Power in Russia is characterized by the fact that there is a sufficient number of catering establishments, perfectly meet the demands of tourists.
The only thing you can encounter problems during the weekend in small towns and villages - many restaurants and cafes are often closed here on special service (organized private banquets).
Food in Russia
Russians prefer high-calorie, fatty and sweet foods. Their diet contains:
- Sour dishes (juice, rye bread, sauerkraut);
- First dishes (mushrooms, fish soup, cabbage soup, borsch, okroshka);
- Porridge (oatmeal, buckwheat, rice);
- Dishes of offal (dish of liver, kidney, tongue, jelly).
Favorite Food Russians - dish of pork, beef, chicken, sausages, fish, dairy products (yogurt, cottage cheese, yogurt).
Hotels in Russia, you can taste traditional Russian dishes - soup, pies, pancakes, dumplings, red and black caviar.
Depending on the visit to the region, youIt will be able to taste the local cuisine. For example, came to Buryatia and Irkutsk region, you can try the poses, and in Tatarstan and Bashkortostan - echpochmak and baursak.
Drinks in Russia
Traditionally Russian drinks are juice, kvass, sbiten vodka.
No less popular drink in Russia - wine. If desired, you can go to the Krasnodar region: you will be able not only to get acquainted with the region's wine production by visiting the big factories and small wineries (Abrau-Durso, Phanagoria Semigorye, Lefkadia), but also to taste the different wines and champagne.
Gastronomic tour in Russia
Gastronomic tourism is not yet widelydeveloped in Russia, but, nevertheless, using the services of travel agencies, gourmets will be able to go on an interesting journey. Going to a gastronomic tour, you can get acquainted with the peculiarities of Russian cuisine while visiting the best restaurants.
And, for example, you can use a program called "Dinner in the Russian hut" in the Yaroslavl region, which is organized according to the traditions of the people living in this territory.
The peculiarity of this program is that you will be welcomed in a rustic house, the owners of which will take you as a dear guest in accordance with the Russian hospitable traditions.
The advantage of this tour is the ecological purity of products used for cooking.
In opting to holiday in Russia, eachable to enjoy the mild climate and relax in the Russian resort beaches, improve your health in boarding houses and sanatoria, where the main therapeutic factors are mud and mineral water, as well as get an affordable and varied diet.