29 January 2016

Russian National Cuisine

Date of Issue : 13 January 2016

Here  is a beautiful stamp issued by Russian Post featuring  traditional Russian cuisine. It is a nice collectible item for those collecting stamps on Tourism and gastronomy  theme,.

An integral part of every national culture is a cuisine. World-famous Russian cuisine boasts diversity and abundance. Throughout its centuries-old history, cookery in Russia was enriched by a lot of recipes of delicious dishes. The main feature of Russian cuisine is considered to be an abundance and variety of products used for cooking.

Russian cuisine is distinguished by various sour, salted and retted vegetables, fruits and mushrooms, as well as a multitude of delicacies: sturgeon, salmon, salmon roe and caviar, cold boiled pork, etc. Profusion of soups is also a tradition, the best-known are okroshka, shchi, borsch, rassolnik, solyanka, kalya, ukha, botvinia.

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