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TOUR OVERVIEW

Learn how to cook traditional Russian cuisine and try the most typical Russian dishes during Russian house cooking workshop! Enjoy cooking and eating typical Russian menu and experience the Russian-tea ceremony, while chatting with your Russian hosts.

You will prepare traditional Russian dishes, depending on the seasonal vegetables and your requirements. For example, meat eaters can be taught to cook pelmeni, veggies may try sweet blini or varenniki, and everyone will get a chance to stuff pirozhki with their favorite filling. You will have a chance to try typical Russian drinks like kvas or kefir.

And here comes the best part – after you have successfully prepared all the dishes, you will be able to enjoy the meal you have made over a family table together with your Russian hosts.

While drinking a delicious cup of Russian tea alongside traditional Russian sweets – cookies and syrniki, learn how an average life of Russian family looks like, what do Russians love and hate about their homeland, what do they think about different social issues and current politics.

We believe than only by interacting with locals, you are able to discover real Russia and its people. So, spend a lovely evening with a Russian family and learn the Russian truth, something more than shown on the news.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Russian food scene.
  • Learn the art of home-cooked main Russian courses: pelmeni, varenniki, borchsh or beef stroganoff style (main dish to be agreed with the participants).
  • Enjoy Russian tea ceremony.
  • Get a glimpse of daily life of Russians!
  • Get free recipe cards at the end of your lesson so that you can cook Russian delicacies at home.

TOUR DETAILS

Duration: 3 hours

Starting Point: to be confirmed after booking

Starting time: 12:00 PM

Days: We invite you for Russian House Cooking on every Sunday. If you’d like to join this tour on any other day, feel free to contact us!

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    Name Date Description Price Capacity Choose amount
    Day Tour in EN/RU December 23, 2013 - December 31, 2014 Flexible dates. Min. 2 participants. Ask for tour in other languages. EUR 40 6
    Price: 40 EUR per person (min. 2, max. 5 participants)

    Price includes:

    • all ingredients needed for a full meal (lunch or dinner)
    • English/Russian speaking guide during the whole duration of the tour
    • cooking workshop

    Price excludes:
    • personal expenses and tips
    • alcoholic beverages

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