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Speaking about the culinary traditions of the city, it is worth mentioning the strong influence of Europe. The ancient Belarusian city borrowed from neighboring states a lot of interesting gastronomic traditions, while preserving its true national basis. For local people, potatoes are not just a national dish, but the second bread, without which, it is very difficult to imagine a meal. Almost all Belarusian dishes, one way or another, have potatoes in their composition. It can be absolutely independent dishes or simply a side dish.
Brest is a very ancient city, one of the first, which was founded on the Belarusian land. It developed swiftly and confidently. It was a military fortress, a trading city, and an important … Open
Boiled potatoes or potato porridge are used here as usual daily food. Local people often cook potatoes with mushrooms and also eat it in a variety of salads. It is from potatoes that a variety of cakes and other culinary delights, including pancakes, which can safely be called the favorite national dish, are prepared. However, you should not think that the Belarusian cuisine can surprise only with the predilection for potatoes.
In fact, here, as in Russia, meat dishes are very popular, which are prepared from veal, beef and especially from pork. Salo in Brest is also very much in demand, and the usual roasted lard is a frequent component of potato and flour dishes. From fresh pork a lot of different sausages and cutlets, as well as all beloved Slavs’ meat jelly are made. Copyright
Brest is one of the oldest Belarusian cities along with Vitebsk, Turov and Polotsk. According to one of the local legends, originally on its territory was an ancient temple dedicated to the … Open
As for the first dishes, most often here they prepare a variety of soups, adding in them cereals, vegetables, greens and mushrooms. Mushrooms, like potatoes, are quite common here, especially as one of the components of cereals or flour products. It is worth noting that mushrooms here are fried extremely rarely. They are usually simply boiled or stewed, and added to various dishes.
This feature, concerning the method of cooking, applies also to fish. It can be baked in the oven, boiled and even dried, but fried fish in the menu of national restaurants of Brest will be very difficult to find. Native people everywhere use so-called "black" flour. Belarusian bread is always baked exclusively from rye flour, whereas for all other flour products, oatmeal is used most often. It is because of the use of oat flour that Belarusians never baked pies before and did not know what pancakes were, unlike their Russian neighbors.
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The process of cooking the dish is the following: the meat is roasted until it becomes crispy outside (add salt and pepper before roasting) and put on a plate from a frying pan. Then onions are sliced and roasted in the same pan with remains of meat juice. After that, take a clay pot and put meat and onion inside. Pour Kvass in the pot and put the pot into a Russian stove where the dish is cooked for 20 more minutes. The ready dish is served with famous Draniki or mashed potatoes – these garnishes taste well with pork ribs in Kvass. … Open
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