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History and traditions of Ukrainian cuisine

The history of the Ukrainian cuisine is very interesting and unusual. In contrast to the “sister” of the Russian and Belarusian into Ukrainian cuisine, almost completely absent traditions of old Russian cuisine. No. And the reason all in the same Mongol-Tatar invasion, which used a lot to write off. Yes hand on heart, not only of the Mongol-Tatars had a hand (tautology ) to the formation of the traditions of Ukrainian cuisine. Throughout its long history, the territory of Ukraine is constantly captured by different villains. Basically they were invaders from the Asian countries. This is the reason that many traditional Ukrainian dishes cooked from pork. Muslims don’t eat pork!

The invaders were stealing cattle from the occupied territories, and the pigs did not touch an unclean animal. That’s the pig and rescued the people during the difficult years. In Lutsk, on this occasion, even, a monument to the pig stands. So that the love of Ukrainians to the fat is a historical, if not tragic basis. By the way. Ukrainians are not the most avid “saloed” in Europe. We are far ahead of the Hungarians, in which there is a real cult of bacon at the national level. Of course, the most famous dish of Ukrainian cuisine was, is and will be – soup. Although historians of cookery say that the soup came to Kievan Rus from Byzantium, as the national Continue reading