Food and Drinks in Russian

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English Russian with Transcription
breakfast завтрак
[záf-trak]
lunch обед
[a-byét]
dinner
(also supper)
ужин
[óo-zhin]
spoon ложка
[lósh-ka]
fork вилка
[véel-ka]
knife нож
[nosh]
salt соль
[sol]
pepper перец
[pyé-reets]
sugar сахар
[sá-har]
Recipe рецепт
[ree-zépt]

 

Bread хлеб
[hlyep]
bread roll булочка
[bóo-lach-ka]
butter масло
[más-la]
open sandwich бутерброд
[boo-teer-brót]
cold sausage / salami колбаса
[kal-ba-sá]
cheese сыр
[sir]
caviar икра
[eek-rá]
cold sausage /salami sandwich бутерброд с колбасой
[boo-teer-brót s kal-ba-sóy]
cheese sandwich бутерброд с сыром
[boo-teer-brót s si-ram]
Egg / Eggs яйцо / яйца
[yizó  / yáy-za]
soft-boiled всмятку
[fsmyát-koo]
hard-boiled вкрутую
[fkroo-tóo-yoo]
scrambled eggs омлет
[am-lyét]
sunny side up яичница
[yee-yéesh-nee-tsa]
Broth бульон
[boo-lyón]
soup суп
[soop]
vegetable soup овощной суп
[a-vashsh-noy soop]
Meat Мясо
[myá-sa]
beef говядина
[ga-vyá-dee-na]
pork свинина
[svee-née-na]
lamb баранина
[ba-rá-nee-na]
Poultry Птица
[ptée-tsa]
chicken курица
[kóo-ree-tsa]
turkey индейка
[een-déy-ka]
Fish Рыба
[ri-ba]
salmon лосось
[la-sós]
zander судак
[soo-dák]
cod треска
[tree-ská]
trout форель
[fa-rél]
Side dish
Гарнир
[gar-néer]
potato картошка
[kar-tósh-ka]
fried potatoes жареная картошка
[zhá-ree-na-ya kar-tósh-ka]
mashed potatoes картофельное пюре
[kar-tó-feel-na-ye pyoo-ré]
French fries картошка фри
[kar-tósh-ka free]
rice рис
[rees]
noodles вермишель
[veer-mee-shél]
fried жареный
[zhá-ree-niy]
boiled варёный
[va-ryó-niy]
au gratin запечёный
[za-pee-chó-niy]
stuffed фаршированный
[far-shi-ró-va-niy]
stewed тушёный
[too-shó-niy]
Pan cakes блины
[blee-ní]
pan cakes (the diminutive of ‘blini’ is widely used in Russia) блинчики
[bléen-chi-ki]
with sour cream со сметаной
[sa smee-tá-nay]
with jam с вареньем
[s va-ryé-nyem]
with caviar с икрой
[s ee-króy]

 

Dairy Products Молочные продукты
[ma-lóch-ni-ye pra-dóok-ti]
milk молоко
[ma-la-kó]
kefir кефир
[kee-féer]
sour cream сметана
[smee-tá-na]
curds, cottage cheese творог
[tvó-rak]
yoghurt йогурт
[yó-goort]
Vegetables
Овощи
[ó-va-shshee]
salad салат
[sa-lát]
tomato / tomatoes помидор / помидоры
[pa-mee-dór / pa-mee-dó-r]
cucumber/ cucumbers огурец / огурцы
[a-goo-ryéz / a-goor-tsí]
carrot/ carrots морковь
[mar-kóf]
cabbage капуста
[ka-póo-sta]
Fruit
Фрукты
[fróok-ti]
apple / apples яблоко / яблоки
[yá-bla-ka  / yá-bla-kee]
pear/ pears груша / груши
[gróo-sha / gróo-shi]
orange / oranges апельсин / апельсины
[a-peel-séen / a-peel-sée-ni]
banana / bananas банан / бананы
[ba-nán / ba-ná-ni]
strawberry клубника
[kloob-née-ka]
Drinks
Напитки
[na-péet-kee]
water вода
[va-dá]
– carbonated с газом
[s gá-sam]
– still без газа
[byes gá-sa]
a glas of water стакан воды
[sta-kán va-di]
juice сок
[sok]
apple juice яблочный сок
[yáb-lach-niy sok]
orange juice апельсиновый сок
[a-peel-sée-na-viy sok]
tomato juice томатный сок
[ta-mát-niy sok]
lemonade
(soft drink)
лимонад
[lee-ma-nát]
beer пиво
[pée-va]
wine вино
[vee-nó]
white wine белое вино
[bye-la-ye vee-nó]
red wine красное вино
[krás-na-ye vee-nó]
dry wine сухое вино
[soo-hó-ye vee-nó]
semi-dry wine полусухое вино
[po-loo-soo-hó-ye vee-nó]
sweet wine сладкое вино
[slát-ka-ye vee-nó]
vodka водка
[vót-ka]
sparkling wine шампанское
[sham-pán-ska-ye]
tea чай
[chay]
with lemon с лимоном
[s lee-mó-nam]
with milk с молоком
[s ma-la-kóm]
coffee кофе
[kó-fe]
with cream со сливками
[sa sléev-ka-mee]
with sugar с сахаром
[s sá-ha-ram]
Dessert Десерт
[dye-syért]
fairy cake / tartlet пирожное
[pee-rósh-noye]
biscuit печенье
[pee-chyén-ye]
ice-cream мороженое
[ma-ró-shi-na-ye]
with whipped cream сo взбитыми сливками
[sa vsbée-ti-mee sléev-ka-mee]
vanilla ice-cream ванильное мороженое
[va-néel-na-ye ma-ró-shi-na-ye]
chocolate ice-cream шоколадное мороженое
[she-ka-lád-na-ye ma-ró-shi-na-ye]
strawberry ice-cream клубничное мороженое
[kloob-ních-na-ye ma-ró-shi-na-ye]
jam варенье
[va-ryén-ye]
a piece of bread with jam бутерброд с вареньем
[boo-teer-brót s va-ryén-yem]
I like lager, and you (you/ informal)? Я люблю светлое пиво, а вы / ты?
[ya lyoob-lyóo svyét-la-ye pée-va, a vi/ ti]
I don’t like mushrooms. Я не люблю грибы.
[ya nee lyoo-blyóo gree-bí]
What would you (you/ informal) like to drink? Что вы будете (ты будешь) пить?
[shtó vi bóo-dee-tye (ti bóo-deesh) peet]
Did you (you/ informal) like it? Вам / тебе понравилось?
[vam / tee-byé pan-rá-vee-las]
Thank you, it was very tasty! Спасибо, было очень вкусно.
[spa-sée-ba, bí-la ó-cheen fkóos-na]