Why Leningradsky Cake is called the Russian Royal Cake?

In the USSR, the period of the mid-50s was marked by the heyday of the confectionery industry. The main assortment at that time was represented by biscuit products, which quickly became scarce goods. Other confectionery options were available in limited quantities, despite the growing demand and popularity of such products. A pleasant surprise for consumers […]

What Makes Russian Sausage Different From Others?

To them who have sampled Russian sausage, or kolbasa, the taste may not be significantly different from other sausages from around the world. Kolbasa can be smoked, cured, or raw; also the filling may vary. During the earlier days, it was made from animal blood that then the Orthodox Church banned the believers from consuming […]