If it seems like a strange idea to make soda from bread, you should try Russian
Ask any Russian what drink you should have with lunch and they’ll say
Mors is a cold beverage made from lightly tart berries. Its consistency is much like
Until tea appeared in Russia, the most popular drink to keep one warm was surely
Medovukha is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages in
It is almost always forgotten, but this doesn’t make it any less of a tasty Slavic drink. Vzvar is a but like kompot made from fruit or berries, with the addition of herbs and sometimes wine. It can be pretty thick and sometimes looks and tastes more like a pudding than a beverage.
In Russia, people love tea. People drink classic black tea with lemon, green tea, herbal tea, all types of tea. It’s a great excuse to catch up with friends, just ask “Do you want come over for a cuppa?”
The first question which will pop into your head when you first see kissel is whether or not you should drink it or eat it. It’s a very thick and nutritious juice which is cooked with starch. During the Soviet years, it was common to have dried, jelly briquettes, which you would just cook in boiling water, and kids loved to just chew on them.
Do you know about the benefits of fermented dairy beverages? Kefir might just become your new favorite drink! In Russia, there are many varieties of kefir. They have different percentages of fat and different additions, including cucumbers and dill. Kefir can also be used as a base for pancakes and pies.
Ryazhenka is also a type of fermented dairy drink, but with a soft, caramel flavor. It packs a lot of vitamins, which help to strengthen the immune system and help with digestion. In addition, it is very easy to cook at home.
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