In Pictures: Dishes From The World’s Longest Train Journey

The Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Siberian Train journeys pass through China, Mongolia and Russia. These countries are renowned for their eclectic mixture of cuisines and while many dishes in the cold winter months comprise stewed meats or dumplings, there are also some more peculiar feasts on the menu!


Lake Baikal’s omul fish – dried and sold as a snack


Baikal omul fish served with rice and vegetables in a local restaurant


Borsch – Russian beetroot soup served with sour cream


Fried spider on a stick! Wangfujing Street, Beijing


Wangfujing Night Markets, Beijing serve up some unusual delicacies


Chicken and vegetable dumpling – my final meal in Moscow


Bliny – Russian pancakes served with jam, honey or cream


Wholesome and warming homemade Mongolian beef dumplings


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