Russian/Georgian culinary specialties
Russian cuisine is distinctive and unique, and like any other national one, it was formed under the influence of different environmental, social, geographical, economic, and historical factors.
Russia has also a huge choice of Georgian cuisine. I will present both of them in this article.
Here are my most favorite dishes and the best places to eat them !
Originally from Ukraine, Борщ is well known in Russia. It is a soup with Beetroots as the main ingredient which give the soup its distinctive red color. It is typically made by combining meat with vegetables, which, as well as beetroots, usually include cabbage, carrots, onions, potatoes, and tomatoes.
It is always served with sour cream !
A lot of variant exist as for example, different types of vegetables used.
Khinkali is a very popular dumpling in Georgian cuisine. It is made of twisted knobs of dough, stuffed with meat and spices or cheese.