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 (especially beef) and butter.
Other popular foods include cabbage, milk, sour cream, mushrooms, cucumbers, tomatoes, apples, berries, honey, sugar, salt, garlic, and onions.
COOKING POT EVENT held in November 2011 included cooking demonstration and hands on experience of traditional cooking styles.
There are some recipes of the Russian style food:
If you would like to share your favorite recipe please put it in the comments field and we will add them to our RECIPE page.