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  • Love Mushrooms and Berries Like a Russian

    Early August is a perfect time to gorge on the gifts of the forest (and garden), many of which you can buy at small markets by the metro and railroad stations. Here’s a quick guide to your new favorite treats.

    02.08.2021

  • How to Get in Trouble at a Russian Dinner Table

    Like holding your fork in your fist? Using a napkin to blow your nose? Sitting cross-legged on your chair? Your Russian grandma – should you be lucky enough to have one – will set your Russian table manners straight, and then stuff you full.

    12.07.2021

  • Kazan: The Unique Flair of Russia’s Third Capital

    My list of expectations for Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, was long. But, as usual, the real deal was much more complex and captivating. Here're my impressions from a trip in early June to help you plan your adventure or just learn more about Russia.

    29.06.2021

  • Tvorog: Russia’s Favorite Cheese

    White, crumbly and found in a wide variety of traditional desserts, this delicious cheese is something of a household staple in most Russian homes. But what is it? How do you say tvorog in English? And how does it taste?

    31.05.2021