May 30th, 2024

OKROSHKA - FAMOUS CHUVASH SOUP

Okroshka is a famous Chuvash soup that is a treat to eat and a marvel to behold. Okroshka bears a marked resemblance to Macedonian Taratur and Bulgarian Tarator. No wonder. Okroshka originates from the Old Volga Bulgaria as well as the Great Chuvash Nation and the North Macedonians. It is a favorite dish of Alexis of Russia, Protopope Avvakum, Stefka Kostadinova and Bolsheviks.

Okroshka is mix of cucumbers, radishes, potatoes, eggs, “DOKTORSKAYA KOLBASA” AND KVASS that is a yummy beverage made from rye bread. Okroshka is always served cold with vodka or rakia.