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  try shashlik in Russia
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      try shashlik in Russia
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This is shashlik (see pics) and it is one of the best things a guy can do in Russia. I know that it sounds simple, but it really does taste good and it is truly Russian. Even shashlik is not native to Russia, but we have made it our own.

There are all of kinds of shashlik including lamb, pork, chicken and even salmon shish-kebab.

Many men in Russia believe that shashlik doesn?t tolerate a woman?s touch. Russian men are not natural cooks, the big exception is shashlik. Probably they are right...

And even our brother's dacha has electricity: shashlik wich you see on pic. (or skewers of marinated pork) was traditionally grilled over an open wood fire.

What to serve with shashlik? Usually it's very simple: tomatoes, cucumbers, coriander, dill and lavash (the chewy bread of the Caucuses); no dressing.

Some info: The largest shashlik in the world was 120 meters long; called the 'Shashlik of Friendship' and was cooked in Apr. 2009 in Cherkessk, Russia.

Address: Russia
Directions: Any dacha
Website: http://mideastfood.about.com/od/kebabs/r/chickenshashlik.htm

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 20, 2011
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