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Six New Crepe Recipes

Delicious crepe recipes for you to try this Maslenitsa season

Potatoes Baked in Jackets

Aromatic and hearty home-made potatoes with sour cream and bacon stuffing is an easy and efficient way to feed a lot of people

Dog, Rooster or Peasant: What to Rub at Moscow’s Most Superstitious Metro Station

Over the last few years, one of Moscow’s most historic metro stations has acquired numerous legends and superstitions, becoming a sort of a temple of good fortune – even in the age of likes and memes

Syrniki: A Sweet Russian Treat for Valentine’s Day

For this year’s Valentine’s Day, you can prepare a little surprise for two – sweet syrniki, cottage cheese pancakes, with fruit or berries

‘Maybe I’ll Get Married in St. Petersburg’

Nicoletta Romanoff: how the great-great-granddaughter of Nicolas I became an Italian jeweler

Kvass: Making Drink from Rye Bread

How to turn a loaf of rye bread into a refreshing traditional Slavic drink with a truly unique taste

Why Your Next Holiday Should Be to Buryatia

There is a place in Russia where llamas speak to Buddhist pilgrims in datsans, where images of dancing goddesses miraculously appear on cliff sides, where underground cave walls are covered with petroglyphic drawings

What's for Dinner: Fried Dumplings

Don’t forget that you can not only boil dumplings but also fry and bake them

Five Recipes Using Russian Fish: From Ukha to Matelot

Five traditional fish recipes from Russia, which are guaranteed to whet your appetite

Meat Cutlets: The Russian Counterpart to Burgers

Apart from Borscht, thin pancakes and buckwheat, which are usually associated with traditional Russian cuisine, meat cutlets hold a very special place in every Russian’s heart

Russian Dishes Which Scare Foreign Chefs

Can someone who grew up on sushi, pizza or pasta genuinely like Herring under Fur Coat or Veal Orlov?

Herring Under a Fur Coat

Step by step, layer by layer... learn the trick of the Russian fish “lasagne”

Over 1,200 People Visit Hanukah Event in Moscow

Participants witnessed a light show, took part in fun competitions and enjoyed a live concert

Russian Vinaigrette

Russians’ favourite crimson appetizer

Olivier Salad: King of the Russian New Year’s Table

It's tasty. It's nourishing. It's Russian. Learn how to cook one of the core elements of the Russian celebration

Eight Reasons to Visit Vologda This Winter

What to see in the New Year capital of the Russian North

Moscow to Open over 200 Christmas Tree Markets

Over 200 Christmas tree markets will traditionally be opened on the streets of the capital before the New Year

Arctic Delights

High-end cuisine of Russia's Far North

Russian Matryoshka Doll Inspires Creators of Stylish Kitchen Gadget

If someone had to name one souvenir that foreigners typically buy in Russia, it would most likely be the matryoshka

Five Quick Recipes Using Russian Fish: From Pike Caviar to Vorschmack

Five traditional fish recipes from Russia, which are guaranteed to whet your appetite

Poll: Over 80% of Russians are Happy

According to an opinion poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM), the overwhelming majority of Russians (81%) feel happy