Bread Kvass or Beet Broth Based Cold Soups

Okroshkabotvinyaborstch, and holodets are cooked with bread kvass or beet broth.

Ingredients for these recipes should be chilled and not exceed the temperature of 10-12 deg cent/50-54 deg Fahrenheit. In addition to that it is also recommended to add clear ice made from drinking water to some of the soups (okroshka, botvinya) at a time of serving.

Cold soups — okroshka, botvinya, borstch, just like fruit and berry soups — are especially good in the summer. They are tasty, nutritious, refreshing, and improve appetite.