Olga’s Blog

Olga’s Blog is a series of free intermediate Russian lessons developed by SRAS. Each entry is written in simplified Russian, glossed for vocabulary and cultural meaning. Each entry also comes with a related grammar lesson. Your host is Olga Dmitraschenko, a sixteen-year-old native Muscovite and incoming freshman to Moscow State University.

Mushrooms in Cultures and Cuisines: Olga’s Blog

Olga below continues her discussion of the deeply held place that mushrooms have in Russian culture. In part one of this discussion, she focused on how and where and find the mushrooms. In part two, below, she discusses how the mushrooms are preserved, prepared, and consumed. A staple of the regional diet for centuries, mushrooms […]

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