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A Taste of Russia- pelmeni

Pelmeni are dumplings made up with a filling wrapped in a thin dough, traditionally pelmeni are filled with minced beef, pork, mushrooms, or it can also be filled with many types of meat, fish, or vegetables, depending on your preferences.


The final day of the Kazakh adventure was a trip to the most beautiful location of the tour, Charyn Canyon.

Two Real Russia customers have cycled from Finaldn, through Russia to Estonia. Incredible. In this guest blog they recount their adventure!

In Russia, blini marks the beginning of spring and are usually prepared to celebrate the oldest Russian holiday, Maslenitsa. The best thing about blini is how simple they are to make, and most importantly, you can fill them with just about anything.