Horsemeat the Crimean Tatars, in contrast to other Tatars, cooking is not accepted. But they are perfectly cooked beef and lamb, such delicious dishes as samsa, barbecue and Sarma can be found in all restaurants of the Crimea. And after the deportation of Crimean Tatars in the diet there are many dishes of Uzbek cuisine (Lagman, manta rays, rice). Incidentally the word barbecue in the Russian language has come from the Tatar word shish-face. Tatars have a festive meal and it is usually served with red wine. Greeks immigrated to the Crimea in several waves, and left its mark in its history, culture and cuisine.
Greek cuisine is distinctive and interesting. At the same time, her recipes are simple to prepare and very original. The most favorite foods in the Greek cuisine are fish and vegetables, so this kitchen is so popular in the Crimea, as fish and vegetables abound in the Crimea. Jews have lived in the Crimea for a long time. Two small indigenous people of Crimea – Krymchaks (Crimean Jews) and the Karaites (they have even one religion, Judaism).
From Jewish cuisine is now available for public sweet black Jewish bread with garlic. And from the Karaite – Karaite pies and kubete which are widely distributed throughout the Crimea. It has long been in the Crimea Armenians live. They have a Crimean cuisine dishes such as Armenian lavash flat bread that is sold all over the Crimea. However as the Georgian and – is commonplace in the Crimea. The Spaniards appeared in Crimea is relatively new in 1940 – these were the families or are orphans of soldiers Republicans, but even for such short time they managed to make a contribution to the Crimean kitchen. The Germans settled in the Crimea by Catherine ii, and they were engaged mainly in agriculture and winemaking. For example, vinsovhoz "Golden Field" was based originally as Tsyurihtal. Of the German dishes are still very popular strudel (pieces of meat or meat wrapped in strips of dough and meat broth) or the Austrian strudel with apples. The first pizza in Crimea appeared in Sudak. There she was brought Genoese merchants who built a fortress. Besides pizza, they brought in the Crimean kitchen many other Italian dishes and wines. Also a strong influence on the Crimea has Turkish cuisine, Turkish coffee served in all Crimean stores. From the confusion of so many cultures Crimean cuisine has become so diverse and original.