Private Tour: Traditional Russian Home-Cooking Experience in Moscow

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Russia, Central Russia, Moscow

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  • 3 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Hone your cooking skills with a 2-hour blini-making class. Brush up your cooking skills under the watchful eye of your host. Hosted by a chef in a private apartment approximately a 30-minute drive from central Moscow, this cooking class will teach you to make "Blinis" (thin pancakes) which are a traditional Russian dish. Discover the secrets of Russian cuisine and experience Russian traditions in cozy, friendly and private atmosphere with your family or friends. Impress your friends when you get back home by cooking some real Russian cuisine!

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Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia

Meet your driver at your hotel lobby and travel to the private apartment situated in Odintsovo district, 30 minuts far from the city centre.

Meet your friendly Russian host at her apartment and hone your cooking skills with a 2-hour step-by-step blini-making class. Hosted by a professional chef in a private apartment in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere, this cooking class will teach you to make Blini (Russian thin pancakes) which are a traditional Russian dish.

You will make blinis with meat filling and mushrooms in sour cream and then top off your classic Russian meal with red salmon caviar - a popular tzar's dish from the Maslenitsa (Russian Spring carnival)

Pick up a few Russian phrases from your host and feel closer to Russian culture.

All the dishes that you are going to learn are based on the most renowned Russian recipes, always using the freshest seasonal ingredients.

The cooking class is limited to a maximum of 4 participants so that you can ensure that you receive a unique personal experience from the Chef.

With soft drinks to accompany your meal, enjoy eating your own hand-made blinis, asking your host any questions you might have about life in Russia. Don't forget to take note of the recipe for this authentic dish!

At the end of your experience, your host will be happy drive you to the nearest subway station if you would like to spend the afternoon exploring Moscow independently. Alternatively, if you prefer she can help you order a taxi back to the city (own expense approx. 20-30 US$ per car for 1-4 persons).

Duration: 3 hours

  • Cooking class with lunch (eat what you have cooked)
  • Russian sof drinks Kvass and Mors
  • Private experience
  • Russian Host
  • Hotel pick-up by private vehicle
  • Optional transfer to local subway station at the end of the experience

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Your Moscow hotel or hostel
Dates: Daily
Return point: Your host will drive you to the subway station or will help you to take a taxi to your hotel (own expense, approx. 20-30 US$ per car for 1-4 persons)


  • Bkc - Rechnoy Vokzal, Leningradskoye Hwy, д. 94, к. 3, Moskva, Russia, 125565

Departure Time

11:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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