Top pairings | The best food to pair with vodka

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The best food to pair with vodka

Vodka may be primarily thought of as a base for cocktails but in vodka-loving countries like Russia and Poland it’s always accompanied by food. Basically anything smoked, pickled or cured works well. Here are some ideas:

* Caviar or lumpfish roe (If the latter use to top sliced or stuffed eggs or mini baked potatoes with sour cream)

* Smoked fish of all kinds - smoked salmon, smoked mackerel and especially smoked eel

* Blinis with smoked fish toppings

* Pickled herrings, especially with warm potatoes

* German and Polish style sausage, especially smoked sausage

* Smoked hams or pork tenderloin

* Dried or smoked beef

* Steak or venison tartare

* Pierogi (Polish-style dumplings) - there’s a recipe here

* Beetroot in all guises - borscht, beetroot salad, beetroot pickle

* Cucumber, ditto - in a salad (especially with dill) and pickled. Those big sweet-sour cucumbers are especially good.

* Russian salad (carrots, peas and potato) or the more elaborate Salad Olivier

* Creamy or salty cheeses, especially with dill

* Radishes, especially pickled

* Capers

* Dark breads like rye and pumpernickel

Vodka would also go with the sort of dishes you serve with other white spirits such as aquavit, ouzo or raki so if you fancy taking it in another direction try Greek or Turkish-style meze.

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Rich Faggot on March 25 2019 at 03:30

........caviar...and fuxxing vodka, really.......reallllllllly? This is such a retarded fucking list. Also this person hasn't even tried any of the stupid shit they put on this list... my friend linked me this and tried to argue that I was wrong for saying it was so stupid and wrong, so I got everything on the list delivered and goddddamnnnnn. Look if u think anything on earth pairs well with the lowest quality, poor loser , disgusting filth trash on earth, you're a fucking idiot. Even the most alcoholic friends I have couldn't handle how disgusting 100% of these pairings were . I might be rich now but I grew up dirty poor in the 314, and this is just fucking disgraceful.

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