Eastern European cuisine

Eastern European cuisine

Russian Shchi soup

Eastern European cuisine is a generic term for the cuisine of Eastern Europe, including the Caucasus, but excluding most Balkan countries.

The cuisine of the region is strongly influenced by its climate and still varies, depending on a country. For example, Belarusian, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian cuisine show many similarities, yet differ considerably from Caucasian cuisine.

See also

Books on Eastern European cuisine

  • Metzger, Christine (ed.) Culinaria Germany. Cambridge: Ullmann, 2008.
  • Montanari, Massimo, Il mondo in cucina (The world in the kitchen). Laterza, 2002
  • Mintz, Sidney . Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom: Excursions into Eating, Power, and the Past, Beacon Press, 1997, ISBN 0807046299
  • Mintalová - Zubercová, Zora: Všetko okolo stola I.(All around the table I.), Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej, 2009, ISBN 978-80-89208-94-4
  • Елена Молоховец, Подарок молодым хозяйкам, 1861-1917 (Elena Molokhovets, A Gift to Young Housewives, 1861-1917; Russian)
  • Книга о вкусной и здоровой пище. Пищевая промышленность, 1939-1999 (The Book of Tasty and Healthy Food, Institute of Nutrition of the Academy of Medical Scientists of the USSR. Moscow: Soviet Food Industry publishing house, 1939-1999; Russian)
  • Кулинария. Госторгиздат, 1955-1958 (Cookery, Moscow: Soviet state publishing house for business literature, 1955-1558; Russian)
  • В. В. Похлебкин, Национальные кухни наших народов. Москва: Пищевая промышленность, 1980, ISBN 978-5-9524-2783-9 (William Pokhlyobkin, National Cuisines of our Peoples. Moscow: Soviet Food Industry publishing house, 1980; Russian)
  • В. В. Похлёбкин, Кулинарный словарь от А до Я. Москва: Центрполиграф, 2000, ISBN 5-227-00460-9 (William Pokhlyobkin, Culinary Dictionary. Moscow: Centrpoligraf, 2000; Russian)
  • Л. Я. Старовойт, М. С. Косовенко, Ж. М. Смирнова, Кулінарія. Київ: Вища школа, 1992, ISBN 5-11-002319-0 (L. Ya. Starovoit, M. S. Kosovenko, Zh. M. Smirnova, Cookery, Kiev: Vyscha Shkola, 1992; Ukrainian)
  • Українські страви. Київ: Державне видавництво технiчної лiтератури УРСР, 1960 (Ukrainian Dishes. Kiev: State publishing house of the Ukrainian SSR, 1960; Ukrainian)
  • Л. М. Безусенко (ред.): Українська нацiональна кухня. Київ: Сталкер, 2002, ISBN 966-596-462-3 (L. M. Besussenko (Ed.): Ukrainian National Cuisine. Kiev: Stalker, 2002; Ukrainian)