Russian Christmas Traditions Food
Russian Christmas food traditions include the serving of the holy supper on Christmas Eve. Each food served during this meal represents one of the 12 apostles.
Other popular Christmas Eve foods include, beetroot soup (borsch) or vegan potluck (solyanka) served with individual vegetable pies (often made with cabbage, potato, or mushroom); sauerkraut, porridge dishes such as buckwheat with fried onions and fried mushrooms, salads often made from vegetables like gherkins,.
Christmas, Maslenitsa, Easter, and weddings had their own traditional Russian foods.. Russian cuisine is closely tied with feasts. During feasts, whole families
The Russian Christmas tree is usually taken down at the end of January after the feast day of the Baptism of Christ. "C novom godom!" (snow-vum gode-um)- .