What are the things in the world is called the "Russian"
• What things in the world is called "Russian"
The word "Russian" is often used abroad in stable combinations, sometimes completely unexpected for us. Here are some of them.
In the UK in the 19th century from Russia imported herbal drink based on willow-herb. Then there was the phrase "Russian tea", which exists in England and to this day, as on the Internet can find a lot of drink recipes.
In the menu of many restaurants in the world you can find this dish as "Russian salad". We are talking about Olivier, available in Russian culture of particular importance, or, more rarely, of vinaigrette.
"Russian roulette" is known worldwide. This "game" really Russian origin. According to one version, as tested their mettle Russian officers. On the other - the guards in the prison forced inmates take turns to shoot himself, and betting, whose will he only neholostoy shot.
Cocktails "Black Russian" and "White Russian". We are talking about the cocktails containing vodka. "Black Russian" consists of seven parts vodka, three-part coffee liqueur and ice, and in the "White Russian" to these ingredients are added to the cream.
"Russian Red" abroad called the bright red shade of lipstick, which, in the opinion of foreigners, preferred by most Russian girls.
Serving in Russian - the so-called European decorated table on which there are all the necessary appliances and dishes then served in turn. Until the early 19th century French tableware used in Europe, when the board exhibited all the dishes at once, and the guests were standing around the table and took themselves what they wanted. In this case, there had to stand and everything, besides food cools quickly. So when the Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Kurakin proposed to change the rules of serving dishes, it was supported by the French, then this method was adapted by other countries.
A popular attraction, which we call the "roller coaster" in the world is called "Russian hills".