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Victory Day – May 9th

By |2019-05-11T10:50:01+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Holidays, Victory Day May 9|Tags: , , , |

What did the our soldiers eat at the front World War II ? "Our cook made various soups and, sometimes, main dishes, called "vegetable disorder" - it was healthy and besides super tasty. Maize (corn) groats was sent by the allies, at the end of the war - spring of 1944. This was something new, therefore [...]

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May Day: Russian Traditions for the Spring Holiday

By |2019-05-03T15:50:58+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Holidays, Recipes, Special Holidays|Tags: , , , |

May is upon us and that means longer days and warm sunshine. In Russia, the first ten days of May have come to be known as “May Holidays” (Maiskie Prazdniki). Basically this is a time when the entire country goes on Spring break. In the late 1800s, Russians introduced May 1st as International Solidarity of Workers [...]

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Russian Easter Foods and Traditions

By |2019-04-04T21:04:19+00:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Easter, Holiday Ideas, Holidays|Tags: , , |

Today is the Russian Easter, or Pascha as it is more commonly known across Russian-speaking countries. Celebrated in most of Eastern Europe. It is a lively holiday that marks the resurrection of  Jesus Christ and the coming of Spring. These days in Russia, Pascha is more than a question of faith - it is a celebration [...]

The great range of Russian Candy – how to make a choice?

By |2019-03-22T15:17:41+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Halloween|Tags: , |

Russian Candy - a treat that pleases our taste buds, uplifting and adds energy Candy – a treat that pleases our taste buds, uplifting and adds energy. In this article we’ll talk about the types of sweets are produced in Russia, how they differ and how they are called in Russia. This will help to make [...]

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Add To Your Homes Interior With A Beautiful Russian Themed Calendar

By |2019-03-22T15:20:32+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Special Holidays|

Add To Your Homes Interior With A Beautiful Russian New Year Calendar 2019 year of Yellow Earth Pig! The year of financial success, well-being, family happiness, enhanced childbearing. You'll need all your optimism, clear goals and conscientious hard work. Pig is very optimistic, sincere and hardworking, does not tolerate tricks, freeloaders, hypocrites. So make your [...]

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Cottage Cheese Paskha (Easter Cake)

By |2018-04-07T13:59:48+00:00April 7th, 2018|Categories: Easter, Uncategorised|

For Orthodox Christians Easter is one of the most anticipated holidays after the New Year and Christmas. This bright spring holiday is preceded by a great preparation. It involves not only a great fast, during which each person strives to become a little better, do good deeds and fill his heart with love. But people [...]

Shrovetide – Maslenitsa. Russian Pancakes

By |2018-02-18T15:51:09+00:00February 18th, 2018|Categories: Maslenitsa|

Pancake week can rightly be considered the most fun time of the year after the New Year hustle and bustle. It heralds the onset of spring and gives people a few carefree days in the winter succession of daily routine. Maslenitsa is unimaginable without pancakes in all their diversity with different fillings and toppings - [...]

Christmas Table

By |2018-01-10T07:53:21+00:00January 10th, 2018|Categories: Christmas & New Year|

Celebrations of the New Year all over the world strive for the global common denominator, while Christmas on the opposite has a special atmosphere in every country. Every family has its own little and great Christmas traditions. Christmas celebrations in Russia start on the night before Christmas and continue until the Epiphany. During these days [...]

Kozuli – Russian Christmas Gingerbread

By |2017-12-29T12:14:47+00:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Cookies/Sweets, Russian|

Today icing decorated gingerbreads are coming into fashion. They are prepared for the holidays, given as presents, and even used for cake decoration. But few people know that Russia has its own tradition of cooking this delicacy with a deep history and meaning. The first kozuli were cooked by Arkhangelsk Pomors. These cakes were prepared [...]

Herring Under a Fur Coat (Dressed Herring)

By |2017-12-25T09:53:09+00:00December 25th, 2017|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Russian, Salads|

The word fur (“shuba” in Russian) used to have quite a different meaning in the past. The word “shuba” used to stand for "Boycott and Anathema to Chauvinism and Decline". This opinion is stated in one of the most popular versions of the appearance of this dish. According to it, Dressed Herring is the dish [...]

Sweet Christmas gifts

By |2017-11-25T06:16:59+00:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Gifts and Souvenirs, Special Holidays|

Buy Christmas Candy Sweet Christmas gifts New Year's time is coming. It is a time of incredible atmosphere, filled with anticipation of wonder, dreams and fun entertainment. Of course, kids love this holiday more than anybody. Sweet New Year gifts are, perhaps, traditional for people all over the world. A sweet gift can be an [...]

Easter Bread Kulich Recipe

By |2019-04-17T15:01:11+00:00April 9th, 2017|Categories: Easter, Food|Tags: , , |

It just wouldn’t be Easter Sunday in Russia without Kulich. This tall, cylindrical sweet bread is the centerpiece of a traditional Easter feast. Not to be confused with paskha, a molded sweet cheese dessert made with farmer cheese and dried fruit. Kulich is a delicious combination of bread and cake. Soft and buttery, with a [...]

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