Russia

Gastrobar «Muksun»

At last the much awaited summer has come and I mean not only the season but also the temperature. So let’s go out and enjoy the sun. And if you want somewhere to eat, we recommend to visit the new gastronomic point of St. Petersburg gastrobar “Muksun”. The bar is located on the Petrograd side, near …

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Happy Orthodox Easter!

Congratulations to all with orthodox Easter. This is a “Kulich” – the most popular Russian pastry today. If you are traveling in Russia, you can buy it at any bakery or order it in a restaurant. This is a cake made from pastry similar to the Italian Panettone, but some make dough with the addition …

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Vareniki

Vareniki (or “varenyky”) is a Slavic dish which is very popular in Russian and especially Ukrainian cuisine.According to statistics, the most popular are vareniki with potatoes, then vareniki with cottage cheese (or “tvorog” in Russian) and only then vareniki with cherries, blueberries and other berries. The foreigners love this dish. For example, in Canada in 1991, …

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Slavic tea machine

A samovar ([səmɐˈvar], literally “self-brewer”) is a heated metal container traditionally used to heat and boil water in Russia. The first samovars were made in the Urals in the end of the 18th century. Alongside the Tula pryanik, the samovar is regarded as one of the most distinctive brands of the city of Tula (180 km …

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Traditional Russian cuisine in the center of St. Petersburg

We continue to share with you restaurants with Russian cuisine. Katyusha is a restaurant located in the heart of St. Petersburg opposite the Kazan Cathedral. The interior resembles a summer cottage with openwork lace, shades of calico, floral wallpaper and a buffet with painted dishes. Here you can try traditional Russian cuisine: rich borsch, far …

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