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8/12/2018 3:52:02 PM

12 ideal Russian dishes you have to try

Russian cuisine is all about hearty, sustaining food that can warm you up on even the coldest winter night. Making up over a seventh of the earth’s entire land mass, the sheer size of the country and diversity of what moves and grooves within means that there’s so much more to the Russian cuisine than borshch, potatoes and vodka (which means ‘little water’ in Russian, by the way).

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