Ukrainian Cuisine

Ukrainian cuisine, though simple, has a nice combination of fresh, smoked and pickled ingredients. Though the cooking techniques are not complex, the dishes many include a huge variety of ingredients.

Borshch Beetroot Soup

Borscht (Borshch) is a famous Ukrainian vegetable soup which contains beets, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, garlic, onion and dill. You can get this borscht soup in about 30 varieties.

Perogy

Varenky (Perogy), which forms a part of the main course, are dumplings which have stuffing of cheese and potato, and is generally served boiled.

Olivye (Salade Olivier) is a famous Ukrainian salad made using chopped and cooked potatoes, boiled chopped eggs, dill pickles, cooked and chopped ham, canned peas, chopped onions and all these are mixed in mayonnaise.

Paska is rich traditional Easter bread which is short and round in shape. The paska is decorated with Easter symbols like crosses or roses.

Kutia is a traditional Christmas dish which is made using wheat, poppy seeds, honey, nuts and delicacies.

If you ever travel to Ukraine do taste these amazing delicacies. Once you eat them, its amazing taste will surely linger in your taste buds for a long, long time.

 

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