Videos tagged with "crepes"
During my study abroad in Russia, I was introduced to lots of unique foods. Blini are basically crepes, but there are different ways to make them. My babushka makes them into silver dollar-sized pieces using an 80-year-old cast iron pan.
Tags: blini, Russia, study abroad, GRINT, Arizona Russian Abroad, crepes
"Peter And Paul Fortress and Other Russian-y Things" Sarahindenmark's photos around St. Petersburg [02:38]
A TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow of a travel blog to St. Petersburg, Russia by TravelPod blogger Sarahindenmark titled "Peter And Paul Fortress and Other Russian-y Things" Sarahindenmark's travel blog entry: "The first thing I noticed in St. Peterburg was the smell. It stinks everywhere of pollution. Everywhere smells like gasoline. I thought it was supposed to be pretty and westernized. I didn't get either impression. Even the pretty buildings were covered in grime and dirt as were the cars. Nothing can keep clean in this amount of pollution. Also, you can't drink the water. There's a weird organism that basically gives you constant uncontrollable diarrhea. And if you get it, you have to take pills for a month that make you turn yellow. I was told not to be too paranoid...but whatever, I brushed my teeth with bottled water. Apparently, you can drink the water in Moscow, but it actually tastes worse than St. Petersburg. It's like a giant cup of smog water. On the first day, due to a stroke of luck, I didn't miss breakfast. Some kids spent too long pondering the sign on the first floor that said breakfast with an arrow. Breakfast was, actually, on the 18th and top floor. Who knew? The breakfast was awesome. Such a nice change from bread and cheese and blah of Danish food. There were crepes with sour cream, eggs, cereal, bread and cheese (for the other Europeans) and oh, rice and steamed vegetables. I think they were perhaps targetting the Japanese business men crowd, not ...