- Cabbage rolls (ask about the type of meat used)
- Braised cabbage
- Svejie Ovoshy (fresh vegetable salad, usually marinated in vinegar or oil, ask)
- Blini (little pancakes topped with a little sour cream)
- Potato Latkes (potato pancakes
- Kroshka-Kartoshka (baked potato!)
- Boiled kasha (buckwheat) or rice
- Vegetable Okroshka (cold soup)
- Ukha (fish soup)
- Noodle soup
- Kuryniy (chicken soup)
- Grybnoy (mushroom soup)
- Rassolruk (beef and veggie soup)
- Beef tenderloin
- Shashlik (leg of lamb skewers)
- Barszcz (beetroot soup)
- Roasted Pork with Caraway
- Golabki (cabbage stuffed with rice and mushroom)
- Krupnik (barley soup)
- Fasola (string bean soup)
- It helps to ask about preparation as traditional Russian and Polish foods are made with generous amounts of butter or oil.
- Sour cream and mayonnaise are common condiments. Choose salads made without them and skip adding the sour cream.
- Sauerkraut is high in sodium, eat in moderation.