Meals in Ukraine
Gourmets will certainly find themselves in delight from the abundance of cafes and restaurants of national cuisine, offering clients the full range of Ukrainian food and drink - from dumplings to borscht with garlic flavored donuts.
Meals in Ukraine are diverse, sophisticated and at the same time inexpensive. Cafes and restaurants are welcome to open the door in front of you in every town and resort. There are very common fast foods, bars and pubs. On every street signs are full of enticing their restaurants, bakeries and eateries, so be sure no tourist will go hungry in Ukraine. First and second courses are available in every food esteblishment, a huge selection of salads and sweets.
The price of accommodation in hotels typically includes three meals a day. If you prefer, you can alternate between the European and national dishes. In Crimea you should taste meat Tatarian dishes: lamb soup shurpa, different types of kebabs, steaks. Strolling along the promenade in the evening, you will certainly go to a glass of wine, obeying alluring smell of Ukrainian cuisine.
Ukraine has long been famous for delicious meals in Ukraine. Borsch and dumplings, palianytsia and sausages, roasts and drinks made of fruits and honey are known around the world. Ukrainian cookery consists of hundreds of recipes. Most dishes of Ukrainian cuisine are characterized by a complex set of components (for example, borscht contains up to 20 components), and the combination of several methods of thermal processing products (roasting, braising, stewing, baking). This technology makes unique taste, flavor, juiciness dishes. Ukrainian cuisine uses all gifts of this land such as variety of vegetables and fruits, meat, poultry, fish, mushrooms, berries, fruits etc.
The primarily meat product is pork, then - beef and poultry. Meat is consumed mostly roasted and stewed. Popular dishes such as roast at home, Ukrainian chops, bacon larded with garlic and pork, pork braised with cabbage... Especially delicious meat Ukraine meals prepared in portion pottery.
The meat is used for cooking soups in large quantities. The best Ukrainian soup is borscht. There are up to 30 recipes of it (Poltava, Volyn, Chernihiv, Galician, Lviv, rural, Dnieper, and others). Fish has long been a significant place in the diet of Ukrainians. Favorite fish dishes are carp baked in cream, stewed pike with horseradish, carp stewed with onions in sour cream, pike-perch baked with mushrooms and crayfish, carp stuffed with mushrooms and buckwheat and others.
Variety of dishes with eggs are known in Ukrainian cuisine, thanks to its taste and briefly cook opportunities, above all - fried eggs with bacon and sausage.
Vegetarian meals in Ukraine
Different cereals are veryopular: millet, buckwheat, pumpkin, porridge made of buckwheat flour with milk or cream with sunflower oil and fried onions, hominy, etc.. Cereals are also used to cook such delicious dishes as groats, buckwheat round rissoles with sour cream, millet dragonfly with apples.
Different flour dishes are constantly available in the Ukrainian menu: dumplings, galushky, varenyky, grechanik, sochnyky, shulik, potaptsi, pryskantsi, pancakes.
Sweet dishes are widely represented in the Ukrainian cuisine. These meals in Ukraine contain plums, apples, pears, apricots, cherries, currants, strawberries, raspberries, honey, poppy seeds and nuts.