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The Devil in Disguise

Americans, Europeans and other foreigners on Russia and Russians

Russian Pot Stew

Something very hot and very Russian to treat yourself amid chilly March weather

Beef Stroganoff: Beef from Russian Count

The favourite recipe of a 19th-century Russian count that has become worldwide classics

‘Women Should Be Treasured Every Day’

We spoke to three expatriate women living in Moscow about International Women’s Day

Food With a Side of Accent: Chef Boris Fries, Pickles, Sings for American TV Network

The Cooking Channel, an American television network, has released several videos featuring a guy named Boris sharing the secrets of Russian cuisine

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