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Okroshka, as Russian food in summer should be.

Soups to Russians is like a good Sunday roast to Brits – part of our cultural dna. We wither away without a daily helping of a soup of some kind.  Mothers tell their offspring that without a soup they won’t

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White stuff dare – tvorog in London. Finally.

After almost 16 years of living in this country I have finally found it. The light, sweet, intoxicating white stuff that makes me – and many a Russian – smile dreamily and make our eyes go all misty with memories

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Meet the OTHER Russians – biotiful white stuff.

‘I’m happy here.People smile. I’m just missing the black bread and ‘sour’ dairy products’ – is what you hear, inevitably, from russkis when they first arrive in Britain. Dark, moist, rye bread like this Borodinsky bread and the myriad varieties