When they are in entertainment programs about traveling, they show how strangers feed on fried grasshoppers, dried caterpillars or guinea pigs, they distort involuntarily, dropping tombs running down their backs … to understand
We find 7 plates, traditional for Russian cuisine, to which foreigners look, to put it mildly, with bewilderment. Of course, one should not be categorical and should take nationality into account.
After all, that a Japanese or a Korean will sink downright in shock, then the Greek will be perfectly acceptable. Then, it is believed that lard is a taboo for non-Slavic peoples, although, for example, in Germany it is also very dear.
But with the Americans a separate story. They are hardly a surprise, but they will not try anything that is not credible. For example herring.
According to the Americans, fish that has not been subjected to a heat treatment is raw and is not suitable for consumption.
It will be difficult to explain to the people of North and South America, and at the same time to the Japanese, why boil the hulls of the pig for a few hours at a time, then strain the broth, mix it with the same meat and chill it. “Cold broth ?! Nonsense!” – the reaction will be approximately the same, and then the long reflections will go on the mysterious Russian soul.
From this refreshing soup (especially the one prepared in kvass) stably all strangers are surprised. To begin with, kvass himself: having tried it, very few people ask for additives, but the idea of adding sausages, cucumbers and other delicacies is immersed in a stupor. According to them, it’s about how to serve the Pepsi salad …
3. Sour soup
Too bitter, too spicy, too thick! Similar soups are cooked in both central and western Europe, for example, the Bonn German soup, but compared to the traditional cabbage soup, it looks pale.
“Drink it or eat it with a spoon? Jelly is not jelly, the drink is not a drink … Sweet soup or thick juice?”, Approximately every normal person thinks about this when he first saw a dish of fragrant besel in front of the.
Strange in all points for foreign salads. First, none of the ingredients that make up the composition, is not particularly popular among other nations (especially boiled beets).
Secondly, the boiled vegetables simply mixed with cucumbers in vinegar and cabbage are in themselves a very strange dish. Eh, they did not live in times of hunger …
6. Buckwheat Porridge with Mushrooms
Okay, it’s delicious! But all over the world, such a combination is considered a slight perversion. Even in India: in the homeland, buckwheat in the form of porridge is not consumed, but more often it is converted into flour to make cakes later.
In Europe, as a side dish, buckwheat is rarely found anywhere.
7. Empanadas Con Col
Cakes and cakes of different sizes, shapes and modifications are prepared in many countries of the world. But very few people will use white cabbage, especially sauerkraut, as a filling. Not everyone can understand our man’s love for this vegetable …
Although, a person is an adaptable creation, and eating habits are a matter of time and environment. After having tried and accustomed to the national color, you can understand and even fall in love with absolutely unacceptable products …