The characteristic features of Russian cuisine and the most popular dishes were described on the Chinese website Sohu. According to the article, Russian dishes contain a large amount of oil, which is associated with a cold climate. Moreover, people in Russia prefer rich soups and an abundance of snacks.
It is also noted that Russians are fond of onions and garlic. Most dishes have a very strong taste and flavour. The most appreciated on the table are caviar, jellied meat, smoked sausages, goulash, dumplings, and a large selection of black and white bread. It is also specified that legendary borsch, which in Chinese is called “Russian soup”, is quite popular abroad.