State News Opinions
Food and everything that surrounds it happens in a uniquely Russian way here in Russia. And that “Russian way” is different than a lot of us Americans expected.
Kasha makes up a pretty large part of our diet, so I’ll give it its due place here. Breakfasts at the university cafeteria always include kasha, which is a slightly-sweet or savory butter-heavy grain porridge.
Russians love it, and many eat it regularly. Per capita, Russians eat 33 pounds of it a year, which puts them at #1 in porridge consumption.