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Paint your own matryoshka doll under the guidance of a professional artist.
Enjoy a fun endeavor with the entire family: paint matryoshka dolls - or Russian nesting dolls - to take home as souvenirs. Receive tips from a professional artist before setting to work on your own unique creation in the comfort of our studio. Wet nasty autumn came in St. Petersburg, it rains on the street, but we spend wonderful time in a cozy and warm studio! Let's drink hot tea with Russian pies while your matryoshkas are drying! Treat your kids and family to an exciting hands-on experience!
This family-friendly activity includes 3 hours with a professional artist, blank matryoshka dolls (1 per person), acrylic paint, and all other necessary items.
Grab an apron and learn to make delicious Russian dishes during this small-group cooking class in Saint Petersburg. Learn tips and techniques from a local before getting your hands dirty to create a classic beef stroganoff for dinner and traditional Russian blinis for dessert. Enjoy the fruits of your labor paired with Russian wine as well as tea and jam for dessert.
A great way to explore a culture is to learn about its food. In this Russian cooking workshop you’ll get the chance to try new cooking techniques, find out more about traditional Russian food, and eat your delicious creations afterwards. Try authentic Russian food unlike what you’d find in most touristy restaurants, and learn how to recreate them at home afterwards.
Russian traditional dishes cooking master class. What will you do?
Russian local chef will teach you how to cook two of Russian favorite dishes-Borsch and Pelmeni.
Borsch – Борщ - is one of the most famous Russian soups. It’s made out of beetroot, onion, carrots, potatoes, sometimes meat or fish and cabbage as well.The taste of Russian red borsch you will remember for a long time.
Pelmeni-Пельмени(Russian dumplings) are one of the most popular and frequently eaten by Russians. Meat dumplings or “pelmeni” is a traditional Russian cuisine dish. These are little boiled pieces of unleavened dough filled with minced meat. Meat dumplings are especially tasty with sour cream or mayonnaise, and also with ground black pepper and grated cheese, parsley and butter.
The chef will show you step by step how to cook these two very simple and delicious dishes.
Thanks to this master class, you can surprise your relatives and friends with Russian cuisine.
Calling all food lovers! Learn how to cook Russian food fit for the Tsars on a private 3-hour step-by-step cooking class in St Petersburg. Brush up your cooking skills under the guidance of your experienced instructor, an expert in Russian cuisine. You’ll cook 2 traditional dishes that you can easily reproduce at home - Borsch (beetroot soup) and Beef Stroganoff (braised meat with mushrooms). Get a taste of traditional cuisine at the end of masterclass together with your friends or with your family. Enjoy the masterpiece you’ve just learned to prepare!
• Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
• Private tour is operated with just your party and a chef
• All necessary equipment included
Attend a cooking lesson on the preparation of Sebirskiye dumplings (Siberian Pelmeni), which takes place in one of the restaurants in the center of St. Petersburg under the guidance of a professional chef (speaks good English).
Let Elena teach you how to make traditional Russian Borscht soup, followed by classic cabbage pie. You'll enjoy your creations together after the class and can take the recipes home!
• Learn how to make Borscht and cabbage pie from scratch using organic produce, then enjoy them for dinner
• Wine, spirits, tea, and coffee are included
• The apartment is in the traditional St.Petersburg style, with high ceilings and elements of the original decor. Dinner is served in a large dining room with XIX century furniture and art
• Communal cooking class and dining for 2 to 3 people
• Elena is a Russian-English translator and a former tour guide
Don’t just eat Siberian pelmeni—meat dumplings— at St. Petersburg’s restaurants: learn to make them and other Russian classics at a private cookery workshop. Get the inside scoop on the dishes via step-by-step demos from restaurant chefs, and create a 3-course meal, including pelmeni, borsch soup, and meat-and-vegetable Stolichny salad. Savor your creations with wine, receive take-home recipes to impress back home, and opt to add hotel transfers (additional cost).
Get a true taste of Russia! Instead of dining out again, prepare and savour a home-cooked meal during your stay in Saint-Petersburg. Participate in the private 3-hours Cooking Class process of an authentic Russian meal, enjoy an exclusive dinner made with your own hands. Learn how to prepare a dinner, featuring staple dishes such as "Shchi" (traditional Russian white cabbage soup) in pipkin, covered and baked with dough and, of course, famous Russian Pancakes - Blini with red caviar. Then savour your dishes to remember Russia forever!
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But what about the real taste of Russia? All that famous vodka and «pelmeni»? We have a perfect suggestion for you! On our cooking class you will meet the real chef who will discover the secret of perfect Russian dumplings accompanied by a shot of icy vodka and fresh Mors (cranberry juice), our local guide will tell you many interesting stories about Russian culture, traditions and cuisine. You will make and try your first pelmeni in Russia with us. It’s a lifetime culinary journey.
Prepare a trio of traditional Russian dishes during a private cooking class in St Petersburg. This 3-hour hands-on class focuses on local culinary heritage, providing you the techniques and ingredients needed to make Shchi cabbage soup cooked in a pipkin pot, delectable Siberian Pelmeni or dumplings and Russian Blini served with red salmon caviar—a popular dish among tsars. Learn facts about each dish and its origins as you go, then sit down to enjoy your well-earned gastronomic feast with friends.
Learn how to recreate some of Russia's most mouthwatering traditional dishes during a 3-hour St Petersburg cooking class. Master traditional techniques taught by experienced chefs while preparing such dishes as Russian borsch, Stolichny salad and Siberian Pelmeni—delectable meat-filled dumplings that are the perfect accompaniment for a cold winter's night. Then sit down to enjoy your creations and leave with a complimentary recipe book.
Immerse yourself in the culinary techniques and traditions of Russian cuisine with a 3-hour private cooking class in St Petersburg. Join a skilled chef in preparing two well-known Russian dishes: beet borscht and beef stroganoff, and learn about the confluence of local cuisine and culture while preparing each dish. Afterward, sit down to enjoy the delicious fruits of your creation.
Attend a cooking lesson on the preparation of Borsch and Beef Stroganoff, which takes place in one of the restaurants in the center of St. Petersburg under the guidance of a professional chef (speaks good English).
Go beyond just eating in local restaurants in St. Petersburg with this hands-on cooking class. Focus on traditional Russian foods and how to prepare them, including soup, a main course, and drinks. This family-friendly course is suitable for cooks of all levels and winds up with a sit-down meal of all the foods you’ve made.
Attend a cooking lesson on the preparation of Russian Shchi soup and Blini with Red Caviar, which takes place in one of the restaurants in the center of St. Petersburg under the guidance of a professional chef (speaks good English).
Pleasure your palate with the fulfilling flavors of Russian cuisine during a private cooking class in St. Petersburg. Select a time to suit your schedule and greet your private guide to begin discovering the secrets behind Russia’s culinary culture. Under the guidance of an expert chef, prepare signature Russian dishes like ‘borsch’ (beetroot soup) and beef stroganoff while listening to the country’s fascinating culinary history. When the food is ready, take a seat to feast on the fruits of your labor and sip a glass of cranberry ‘mors’ like a local.