6. Smoked salmon or salted herring:
Smoked, salted and marinated river and saltwater fish feature widely in cuisine, and are expertly prepared to have a delicate and fresh flavor. On menus you’ll typically find marinated or smoked salmon served alone as a dish or with pancakes, and salted herring served in salads, a typical one colloquially named ‘herring under a fur coat which covers salted herring with layers of grated boiled vegetables, beets, onions and mayonnaise.
Also commonly found on menus in Moscow city. Other common fish served in Moscow include trout, carp, zander, sturgeon, also known as the Tsar fish.