Millennium Old Russian Cuisine

Is it really millennium old? Actually, nobody really knows. There are written documents covering about a thousand years of Russian history. Before that Western historical science has a sort of vacuum of facts describing what was going on there. For most Western historians it was a place populated by barbarians who were not worth any attention. Something like a big white spot on a map with an inscription, "Here the dragons live." The facts about the territory of Russia before the X century are vague and sometimes even more mysterious than a complete the absence of the facts would be.

Treat Your Family Like Nobility The XVIII-XIX Centuries Cuisine of Old European Aristocratic Families

What do the Queen of British Empire, Count de Talleyrand who negotiated keeping France as one country after Napoleon's defeat, and Russian aristocrat Count Alexander Stroganoff have in common? Their chef, the cook.

About this site

This site exists since 2002 and contained hundreds of recipes. Unfortunately, our original hosting provider broke us in 2020 and, what's worse, lost the site database with all recipes. So, we are working right now on restoring it manually from our archive.

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