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(See beneath for list of foods, food links and other links)
Ukrainian Foods were influenced by Russian, Polish, Romanian, German, Austrian, Turkish, Polish and Hungarian cuisine, but the share of old Slavic traditions is still the most important:
**Some of the more popular and unusual Ukrainian foods are:
DRINKS: Rhubarb Kompot (drink), beer, mead, vodka, Kvass (fermented rye bread drink), local wine
APPETIZERS, SALADS, MAIN COURSES & AND DESSERTS: Chicken Kiev (chicken meat with herb butter …), varied sausages, Quark (fresh cheese), potatoes fried with garlic and caraway seeds, stuffed dumplings, Kholodets (jellied meats), beet relish, Mannaya Kasha (semolina porridge), cabbage rolls in sour cream sauce, Borscht (beetroot soup), Khrustyky (Ukrainian crispy pastry), beet salad with prunes and walnuts, Varenyky (fresh cheese dumplings) and sour cherry dumplings.