While traveling around Russia, you’ll find hundreds of gift shops. The first day you’ll be excited to see colorful nesting dolls, painted balalaikas, or colorful shawls. But after a while, the same sets of souvenirs will seem quite dull. What unusual gifts can you bring back home?
Russian confectionery history goes back to the early 19th century. The most famous old chocolate brands are Babaevsky, Red October, and Rot Front. In Moscow, you can find a variety of candy stores offering a great choice of Russian chocolates. Among the most loved chocolate sweets are “Belochka”, “Stolichnye”, “Kara-Kum,” “Grilyazh”, “Alyonka”, Vdohnovenie”, “Mishka Kosolapy”.
Why stick to chocolate? The Russians have invented a great choice of delicious desserts.
You may try a very interesting Russian marshmallow, which is cooked according to old recipes and has a delightful taste. Sugared cranberries will appeal to both adults and kids. Russian … Read more