Russian food doesn’t exactly top the popularity charts, and that’s really sad because this huge country has so much to offer other than vodka and caviar.
Here is a list of 18 Russian dishes you should definitely try if you find yourself in Moscow.
What is it: A beet root and beef soup, lightly spiced and served cold with a dollop of sour cream on top.
What does it taste like: Like a chunky, cold stew eaten straight from the tupperware at 2 in the night to satiate a midnight hunger run. The sour cream balances out the sweetness, and the red of the beet looks incredibly pretty.