Russian Dishes

7 Russian Dishes You Have To Try

There are some amazing Russian dishes that you might never have tried cooking before, but which are utterly delicious. This huge country has many different varieties of food and regional specialities.

These are some of the best Russian recipes and they come from the very best food bloggers in the world. People who have meticulously recreated Russian dishes so as you can make the recipes in the comfort of your own home. Be sure to bookmark their recipes and to share their blogs with friends.

It might not be possible to visit right now, but you can still have a little taste of Russia. Time to get the apron on and get into the kitchen!

The Best Russian Dishes

1. Syrniki (Cottage Cheese Pancakes)

Syrniki are traditional Russian pancakes made of cottage cheese and served with sour cream or fresh berries like raspberries, strawberries or blueberries .

Recipe is by Tati.

2. Shuba Salad

Classic Russian Shuba Salad Recipe, aka Dressed Herring or Herring Under a Fur Coat. Layers of cooked vegetables over herring fish with a garlic mayo spread between each layer.

Recipe is by Valentina.

3. Medovik (Russian Honeycomb Cake)

Russian honey cake or medovik/медовик, as it’s called in Russia, is the king of layered cakes. If not the king of all cakes.

Recipe is by Charlé.

4. Paska

Paska is a bread made of enriched dough usually eaten at Easter. It comes in all shapes and sizes, from loaves to buns to braided rolls, and baking it is easy.

Recipe is by Jellie.

Russian Dishes

5. Russian Blini With Buckwheat Flour

These fantastic savory pancakes are called blini (also blin, bliny, blintchik) and in particular these Russian blini are made of buckwheat flour. Because this recipe uses only buckwheat flour they are gluten free.

Recipe is by Barbara.

Russian Dishes

6. Braised Potatoes With Pork

Braised Potatoes with Pork: chunks of potatoes and tender-juicy meat in sauce that from carrots, onions and potato starch. It can be served as a main course or stew for family dinner, large gatherings or even major holidays.

Recipe is by Olga.

Russian Dishes

7. Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is one of the tastiest and easiest quick meals to put together? Picture tender strips of beef in a rich creamy mushroom sauce… comfort food heaven.

One of the all time great Russian dishes.

Recipe is by Lucy.

Russian Dishes

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