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AS Pushkin was inspired to create a restaurant

January 11 2007

Tavern, which will bring favorite dishes of the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, appears in the village of Great Baldino Nizhny Novgorod region.

Director of State Museum-Reserve "Baldino" Yuri Zhulin said that the idea of establishing such institutions appeared about five years ago, but due to lack of funds it has not yet been implemented.

In the museum during this time have published several books devoted to the culinary habits of the poet and the history of restaurants in Russia.

There will be a "food is simple and unpretentious." According to the poet's contemporaries, "he was not greedy, not learned the secrets of cooking art, but for other things was a terrible prozhora. "It is believed that love to eat there was in Pushkin's childhood. In his memoirs his friends can be seen observing that the kitchen in his parents' home in St. Michael's was unimportant and monotonous", - said Zhulin.

Among the favorite dishes of Pushkin - baked potatoes, pickled apples, pancakes krupitchatye "pink", which was baked with the addition of beets, cabbage and green soup with boiled eggs, chopped cutlets with spinach and sorrel, botvinya sturgeon, as well as a dessert - cooked with white gooseberries. Tells

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