Ukrainian Cuisine

Ukraine is famous for its cuisine. It’s really very delicious and rich. For Ukrainian dishes it is typical to include a large set of components. Recipes of Ukrainian cuisine include a variety of fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, mushrooms and berries.

Meat is an essential part of the first dishes, main among them is occupied by borsch. For its preparation 20 different products are used, which determines its high taste quality and nutritional value. Borsch is usually made from fresh vegetables: cabbage, beets, tomatoes, etc., is added with bacon, garlic and parsley. The combination of these products makes borsch very aromatic and tasty.

Different variants of porridges are widely spread in Ukraine, such as millet, buckwheat, pumpkin.  There are not less popular dishes such as stewed meat with potatoes, vareniki stuffed with cheese, potatoes, cabbage, during summer – with the berries, etc.
Significant place in Ukrainian national cuisine since ancient times is occupied with dishes from fish: crucian baked in sour cream;  carp stuffed with mushrooms and buckwheat, perch fish baked with mushrooms and crayfish, etc. There is also a big range of egg dishes (scrambled eggs with bacon and sausage, etc.)

Among traditional sweet dishes there are pancakes with honey, pies with fruits and poppy, fruit jams. For the preparation of sweet dishes it is used plums, apples, pears, apricots, cherries, red currants, strawberries, raspberries, honey and nuts.

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