Russian Cuisine

Russian Cuisine Trivia

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Easy
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What fruit juice is combined with vodka to make a Cosmopolitan?

Cranberry Click to see the answer

Okroshka cold soup is made with how many different vegetables?

2

Ryazhenka is which type of fermented drink?

Milk

What is the dessert called Syrniki?

Pancakes

A kilo of the most expensive Almas golden caviar sells for how much?

Ā£20,000

What is Solyanka?

Soup

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What is mixed with vodka and peach schnapps to make a Woo Woo?

Cranberry Juice Click to see the answer

What is the main component of the dish called Sugudai?

Fish

Meatballs in a dish of Kƶnigsberger Klopse are made from which meat?

Veal

A cake called ptichye moloko is coated with which flavour of glaze?

Chocolate

What is the legal age for drinking in Russia?

18

The Alkon distillery company was founded in which century?

19th

What spice is often added to a Sharlotka cake to give extra flavour?

Cinnamon

What would you find in a Russian pie called Coulibiac?

Salmon

What is a nelma?

Freshwater Fish

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Shokoladnitsa is a chain of cafes selling which drink?

Coffee Click to see the answer

Beef Stroganoff was invented in which century?

19th

The first McDonalds opened in Moscow in which year?

1990

Sturgeon fish have to be how old before they produce the most expensive golden caviar?

60 years

Shashlik is which type of meat?

Barbecued

The Primorsky Konditer confectionery factory in Vladivostok was established in which year?

1906

Which ingredient would you not find in a Russian Vinegret salad?

Cheese

What is the cold drink of Mors made from?

Berries

Ossetra is a type of which food?

Caviar

The Russian fast food chain of Teremok was founded in which decade?

1990s

Grey caviar comes from fish caught in which body of water?

Pacific Ocean

The Russian porridge called Guriev kasha was invented in which century?

19th

How many layers are in the Russian salad of Dressed Herring?

3

The dish of Beshbarmak means how many fingers, given that you eat it with your hands?

5

Soured cream called smetana is often used as a garnish on which dish?

Soup

Which vegetable is used to make the soup called borscht?

Beetroot

What color is borscht soup?

Red

Pyotr Arsenjevitch Smirnov started making vodka in Russia in which century?

19th

Dyushes is a Russian soft drink with which fruit flavour?

Pear

What color is the Russian salad called a Vinegret?

Purple

Peter The Great is credited with introducing which drink to Russia?

Coffee

How are the buns called Pyanse cooked?

Steamed

What is ised to make Syrniki pancakes?

Cheese

What is the name for a typically Russian restaurant?

Cheburechnaya

What is the Russian dessert of a limonnik?

Lemon Pie

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Ryazhenka is made by boiling milk for how many hours?

8 Click to see the answer

The Russian soup called Shchi dates back to which century?

9th

Which number denotes Baltika's brand of alcohol-free beer?

0

What is mixed with meat and onion sauce in the central Russian dish of Beshbarmak?

Noodles

The Russian Standard vodka brand was founded in which decade?

1990s

Lagman is a central Russian type of which food?

Noodles

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The Soviet-era dish of Mikoyan cutlet was named after which sort of person?

Politician Click to see the answer

The average Russian eats how many kilos of buckwheat per year?

15kg

What is the average alcohol percentage in a drink called Kvass?

1%

Zhigulevskoye is one of Russia's oldest alcohol brands, founded in which year?

1881

Russia started producing the soft drink called Baikal in which decade?

1960s

Chernigivske beer was first produced in which decade?

1980s

The Russian vodka industry was nationalised by the Tsar in which year?

1904

Dressed herring is a dish of salt herring, potatoes and which vegetable?

Beetroot

A spirit called Starka is usually aged for at least how many years?

3

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Gollandsky is a famous Russian cheese which is similar to which Dutch product?

Edam Click to see the answer

Chicken Kiev was one of the most fashionable foods of which decade?

1970s

Shchi soup has been known in Russia since which century?

9th

What is Okroshka?

Soup

Wild caviar production was suspended for how many years in 2008 to allow stocks to replenish?

3

Standard vodka contains which percentage of alcohol by volume?

40%

What is smetana?

Sour Cream

Russia invented a coulibiac pie in which century?

17th

Coffee Raf was invented in Moscow in which decade?

1990s

Russia only started producing sugar in which year?

1801

The popular dish of Dressed Herring was invented in which century?

20th

Plov is an eastern Russian dish made using which food?

Rice

Caviar has been a luxury food since which century?

10th

The Pozharsky cutlet was invented in which century?

19th

What comes before 'Julienne' in a classic Russian dish?

Mushroom

What is the street food called Pirozhki?

Bread Buns

What nunber denotes the base brand of Smirnoff vodka?

21

What is Rassolnik?

Soup

Vodka production started in Russia in which century?

14th

The famous Olivier salad was invented in which decade?

1860s

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Maslenitsa is a Russian festival celebrated with special dishes in which month of the year?

March Click to see the answer

What shape is the bread called Shelpek?

Discs

What comes after 'Old' in the name of a Russian beer brand based on English recipes?

Bobby

Beer brands Zibert and Desant are made in which country Neighboring Russia?

Ukraine

What is the name of a fried bread from central Russia?

Baursak

Which grain is used to make an alcoholic drink called Starka?

Rye

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Which canned vegetable usually goes into an Olivier salad?

Peas Click to see the answer

What drink is usually consumed with the lemony cake called Limmonik?

Coffee

What shape are the Russian snacks called Sushki?

Rings

What is used to make Stroganina?

Fish

Which herb is used to garnish the beef and rice dish called Kharcho?

Coriander

Chekdirme is a central Russian stew made from the meat of which animal?

Mutton

What is Vatrushka?

Ring Shaped Pastry

How is the dish of Shashlik meat cooked?

Grilled

Kasha is the Russian term for which staple food?

Buckwheat

What shape is bread called Bublik?

Ring

Kruzhka bars, serving beer, are designated by which color of branding?

Orange

What is the name for the small Russian pancake, often served with caviar?

Blini

A cake called a Mishka na severe means which animal of the north?

Bear

Starka spirit is aged in barrels made from which wood?

Oak

What type of meat would you find in a Dogroma chorba soup?

Mutton

What color is the spirit called Starka?

Orange

Which herb is often added to the butter for a Chicken Kiev?

Parsley

The fish dish Stroganina comes from which part of Russia?

Arctic

What comes after 'Russian' in a famous international brand of vodka?

Standard

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