This Russian Cold Beetroot Soup is one of the country's most famous traditional dishes. It is usually served with a cold boiled potato on the side.
This Russian ale is based on rye bread fermentation and is one of Russia's most popular and most frequently ordered drinks.
Cured smoked fish is a traditional appetizer that you would commonly see at a Russian buffet.
The Pirozhki can be filled with a number of different stuffings including meat mince, eggs and cabbage, among others.
This type of bread is boiled before being baked in the oven, and resembles the shape of the typical bagel, but chewier and more dense.
In this assortment of food, there is a bowl of famous Golubtsy (stuffed cabbage), two bowls of Pelmeni (meat dumpling soup, and two plates of Syrniki with Kessel ( fried quark pancakes with red currant juice and berries).
Blini are thinly cooked pancakes made of buckwheat; they are a typical Russian dish, usually served with caviar (ikra), smoked salmon, and sour cream (smetana).
Traditionally, Russians prefer to have this expensive black caviar (ykra or ikra) served on toasted bread slices with a dab of butter.
Russian pancakes are known as Blini, and are usually served with caviar, sour cream, jam, and sometimes chocolate!
If you look closely, you can see the many air bubbles that were created in the turnover pastry when it was deep fried!