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For the Love of Tvorog! 6 Russian Sweet Treats with Tvorog You Need to Try

13 Aug 2021

One thing that really shocked me when I first visited a Russian supermarket was the staggering amount of options available when it comes to tvorog (творог). Tvorog is a kind ...
02 May 2021

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This year Russian Easter (Пасха) falls on 2 May. Пасха is the largest Russian Orthodox celebration of the year and calls for a lot of entertaining. At the heart of which, of ...
12 Apr 2021

If you've ever been lucky enough to visit Russia, you will probably have tasted Russian cuisine and marvelled at the variety of dishes on offer. However, did you know that ...
15 Mar 2021

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Contrary to what many people might imagine, Soviet supermarket shelves were not stacked with rows of brand-less commodities. In fact, the process of brand-creation was closely ...
25 Oct 2019

Life is better with Mayonnaise. At least that what Russians seem to think. Food is a great way into a culture and, by understanding the past and present of Russian cuisine, we ...
26 May 2017

Want to explore St. Petersburg? Then you’ll need to know these words! Although the city is relatively young (a sprightly 314 years old), St. Petersburg is home to a culture ...
07 Oct 2016

When visiting a new country, of course we want to try its national cuisine. Saint Petersburg offers lots of nice places to get delicious Russian food. Yesterday, my friends ...
09 Aug 2016

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Can You Go Gluten Free in Russia? Pelmeni, Pierogi, Buuzy – Russian food is delicious but notoriously loyal to one food group; carbs. So can you cope here if you are one of ...
08 Feb 2015

For this week's recipe I thought I would share what I found to be a weird Russian dish that I came to love. This dish is Винегрет (Vinegret), a salad commonly prepared for ...
23 Jan 2015

Every Friday I will post a staff member's favorite Russian dish, along with the history of the food, cultural traditions, and a recipe. This week our recipe is Блины с ...
18 Jan 2015

Suggestion To Experiment This Week - CoCoCo, local If you're looking for local, feel-good restaurant, look no further. КоКоКо, or CoCoCo, is a unique restaurant and ...
11 Apr 2014

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Usually in a museum, we visit with the eyes. And sometimes, just looking can be boring. But with Kolomna Pastila museum, all your senses are awakened! Let yourself be carried ...